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NBA player's decision to come out sparks discussion nationally, locally

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video“I am a 34 year-old NBA Center. I’m black, and I’m gay,” Jason Collins told Sports Illustrated in its May 6th issue. Full story...
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NBA veteran Jason Collins comes out as gay

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NBA veteran center Jason Collins has become the first active male professional athlete in the major four American sports leagues to come out as gay. Full story...
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Bobcats fire coach Dunlap after 1 season

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The Charlotte Bobcats say they've fired coach Mike Dunlap after just one season. The Bobcats went 21-61 under Dunlap, finishing with the second-worst record in the NBA ahead of only the Orlando Magic. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - March 27

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videoOn Wednesday NC State snapped UNCW's six game winning streak in baseball. That wasn't the only snapped streak. The 27 game consecutive winning streak for the Miami Heat is over. We checked out pre-season soccer action between UNCW and the Wilmington Hammerheads. North Brunswick head baseball coach Randy Fennell has resigned just days after being suspended. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - March 20

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videoOn Wednesday the Cleveland Cavaliers did more than test the Miami Heat. Miami overcame a 27 point deficit to keep the second longest NBA streak in history alive. The UNCW baseball team is also streaking. The Seahawks beat Charleston Southern on Wednesday. Former New Hanover track standout Jermaine Jones recently won an individual national championship. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - March 18

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videoOn Monday UNCW announced that two of Buzz Peterson's assistant coaches will not be returning to the Seahawk bench next season. In the NBA the winning streak for Miami is now 23. It's the second longest in the history of the NBA. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - March 7

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videoUNCW's Keith Rendleman has been named the player of the year in the CAA by CollegeInsider.com The official Colonial Athletic Association player of the year award will be announced on Friday. Tournament play is underway for the Brunswick Community College men's basketball team and the Cape Fear Community College team. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Jan. 24

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videoOn Thursday the New Hanover Wildcat boys basketball team improved their league record to 3-1 with a 49-38 victory over Rose. We had action from Greenville. The UNCW women's basketball suffered another CAA setback. The Carolina Hurricanes picked up their first win of the 2013 season. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - Jan. 21

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videoThe MLK Jamfest at Union High School is complete. High school basketball action started at 10 in the morning. It lasted until 9 in the evening. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - Jan. 15

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videoRussell Dove is the new head football coach at West Bladen High School. Dove replaces Joe Salas who recently left West Bladen in order to take over the football program at Lumberton High School. On Tuesday on WWAY we featured high school wrestling and high school basketball from Wilmington. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - Jan. 14

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videoOn Monday we found out Ryan McCleney will be returning to the Wilmington Sharks as field manager for the second summer in a row. On Monday we checked out action on the hardwood between two of Wilmington's private high schools. As expected Duke is no longer ranked number one in the nation in college hoops. The Blue Devils lost to the NC State Wolfpack on Saturday. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - Dec. 24

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videoOn Monday night on WWAY we had an encore presentation from the "Singing Seahawks", or you call them the UNCW men's basketball team. Hoggard head basketball coach Brett Queen gave us a quick preview of the upcoming Leon Brogden Holiday Basketball Tournament. Plus we previewed Tuesday's NBA action that will be shown on WWAY. Full story...
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WWAY's Monday night sports - Dec. 10

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videoVeteran girls basketball coach Karlyn Stephens has resigned from East Columbus High School in order to accept a job at Southeastern Community College. Stephens will coach the softball team at SECC. She'll also be a physical education instructor. Monday was a light night for high school hoops, but we still managed to find action on the hardwood. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - Dec. 6

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videoWilmington's Jonathan Cooper did not win the Outland Trophy on Thursday, but the former Hoggard standout sure came close. The UNC senior offensive lineman was a finalist for the award. On Thursday we checked out Ashley & West Brunswick on the basketball court. Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - Nov. 21

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videoWednesday on WWAY we checked out the UNCW men's basketball team in Big Ten country. The Seahawks had the lead until a buzzer beater right before halftime against Purdue. The South Columbus Stallions are getting ready for another high school football state playoff game, and more! Full story...
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