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Yankees minority owner buys Wilmington Sharks
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 12/05/2013 - 10:43am.

videoA minority owner of the New York Yankees has purchased the Wilmington Sharks. Peter Freund is also a partner in the Class-A Charleston (WV) RiverDogs.

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Yankees superfan memorializing brother with new journey
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Wed, 08/14/2013 - 7:21am.

video Steve Melia, who once attended all 162 Yankee games in a single season will now be embarking on a new journey in memory of his brother, who tragically passed recently.

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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - July 2
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 07/02/2013 - 10:36pm.

videoAlex Rodriguez went hitless on Tuesday in two at-bats for the Charleston RiverDogs in his first game since left hip surgery in January. We showcased Alex's comeback on Tuesday's WWAY sports. Three players from the Wilmington Sharks have been named all-stars in the Coastal Plain League. There's going to be a fireworks show in Wilmington on Wednesday after the Wilmington Hammerheads soccer game. Plus more!

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WWAY's Monday night sports - July 1
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 07/01/2013 - 9:26pm.

videoThe Atlantic Coast Conference's plan to expand, revealed in 2010 and modified along the way, has come to fruition. Pittsburgh, Syracuse and Notre Dame became members of the ACC on Monday, giving the conference 15 members. The CAA also welcomed a new member on Monday. The College of Charleston is now officially a member of the Colonial Athletic Association. College football is coming to Wilmington in September. Plus more!

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Wilmington superfan turns all-American season journey into book
Submitted by Allyson Lorick on Wed, 04/17/2013 - 8:46am.

video Steve Melia, a Cape Fear native and comedian, made a home run of his own during the New York Yankees' 2011 season, attending all 162 games. Melia has now compiled that 162-game journey into a book, recounting his experiences in the stands.

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Former top MLB pick Taylor faces drug charges
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 03/02/2012 - 1:41pm.

Brien Taylor was once paid more than $1 million by the New York Yankees, but it was the cash that cops paid him that landed him behind bars.

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Wilmington man finishes 162-game baseball odyssey
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Thu, 09/29/2011 - 2:04pm.

video Last night was a wild one in Major League Baseball. Two different leagues, two different Wild Card races and two historic collapses. One Wilmington super fan had a front row seat. Steve Melia completed his 162-game journey last night.

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ONLY ON 3: Comic continues baseball trek solo
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Wed, 07/13/2011 - 4:30pm.

video Can you think back to March? There was still a chill to the air, it definitely wasn't 100 degrees and the baseball season was just starting. Seems like a long time ago right? That's when our two local comics hit the road on a quest to attend every Yankees game this season.

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Wilmington comics going strong on ultimate baseball roadtrip
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Fri, 05/13/2011 - 4:52pm.

videoTwo Wilmington comedians are on the road, attempting to hit all 162 Yankee games this season. So far, they're surviving!

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Wilmington comics heading on ultimate Yankees road trip
Submitted by Tim Buckley on Tue, 03/15/2011 - 4:40pm.

video If you're a baseball fanatic, you've probably dreamed about going to each and every one of your team's games. Well two local comics are about to begin a six-month journey that will attempt to do just that.

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