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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - August 8

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video On Wednesday night two of the Post 10 baseball players showed off their singing skills for us. They say their "chants" were an integral part of their recent state title.... We also provided an update on the Burgaw Dixie Belles state champion softball team. Unfortunately the local squad didn't get the outcome they were hoping for on Wednesday... Plus more! Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - August 2

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video Wilmington's Jay Ross is no longer the proud owner of a Super Bowl ring. The former New Hanover standout earned the ring during his brief tenure with Green Bay, but Ross sold the ring on Thursday through an auction house in order to benefit local charities in Wilmington....On Thursday the Wilmington Sharks concluded their regular season. It's now playoff time at the Shark Tank on Saturday.... Plus more ! Full story...
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Pro Bowl C Kalil predicts Panthers win Super Bowl

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Ryan Kalil predicts the Carolina Panthers will win the Super Bowl this season - and he put his money where his mouth is to prove it. Full story...
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WWAY's Friday night sports - July 13

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video On Friday night we featured the Jay Ross All-Star Charity Basketball Game. Ross and several NFL players faced the Wilmington PD in a charity basketball. We checked out the action and we certainly took advantage of the opportunity to talk with the pros. This included Wilmington's Connor Barth.... On Friday we also featured a no-hitter in American Legion Baseball.... Plus, Whiteville native Chris Wilcox has agreed to remain with the NBA Boston Celtics for one more season. Full story...
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WWAY's Wednesday night sports - July 11

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video On Wednesday night we talked to Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Jay Ross about his upcoming charity basketball game at Brogden Hall. Ross will also be organizing a free football camp this weekend.... On Wednesday we also found out former UNCW guard Chad Tomko is headed to Europe to play basketball. Plus more! Full story...
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Two local NFL players will hold free football camps in July

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Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Jay Ross will hold a free football camp in Wilmington on July 14. Oakland Raider defensive lineman Desmond Bryant will hold a free football camp on July 14 in Elizabethtown. Full story...
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Roman Gabriel selected to inaugural NC State Hall of Fame

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Wilmington native Roman Gabriel has been named to the first ever NC State Hall of Fame. The former New Hanover High standout, Jim Ritcher and Ted Brown were the only former football players to be selected to the inaugural class. Full story...
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Cowboys cut TE George Bryan

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Former New Hanover High School standout George Bryan has been released from the Dallas Cowboys. Bryan signed a free agent contract with the Cowboys in late April shortly after the NFL Draft. Full story...
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WWAY's Thursday night sports - June 14

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video In the NBA Finals it's now one game apiece for Miami & Oklahoma City. The Wilmington Sea Dawgs appearance in the playoffs turned out to be a short one. Cary defeated Wilmington on Thursday night. The Wilmington Sharks exploded for nine runs in the first inning of game one of a doubleheader on Thursday, but the Sharks only managed to split their doubleheader. Full story...
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Barth signs four year deal with Bucs

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It took longer than Connor Barth wanted or expected, but the former Hoggard High School kicker is now one of the highest paid kickers in the NFL. Barth signed a four year contract on Thursday with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Full story...
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Update: George Bryan signs with Cowboys; Will he be the next New Hanover Wildcat to make it big in the NFL?

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video Sonny Jurgenson, Roman Gabriel & Alge Crumpler made it big in the NFL. They all played high school football in Wilmington at New Hanover. They're not the only former Wildcats to make the transition to pro football. Will George Bryan be the next? The NC State tight end certainly hopes that will be the case. UPDATE: On Saturday night George Bryan signed a free agent contract with the Dallas Cowboys. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - April 3

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video Tuesday night's sports segment featured a regional baseball rivalry between East Carolina and UNCW. Ashley faced Laney on day two of the annual Ashley High School Spring Break Baseball Tournament. We even got to take a look at the sleek, Nike-designed NFL uniforms that will debut in the upcoming season. Full story...
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Saints' Payton suspended for season by NFL

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The NFL has suspended New Orleans head coach Sean Payton for the 2012 season, and former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is banned from the league indefinitely because of the team's bounty program that targeted opposing players. Full story...
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Tim Tebow traded from Broncos to Jets

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Tim Tebow has been traded to the Jets. The team said Wednesday it has acquired the polarizing quarterback from the Broncos. Denver general manager Brian Xanders says the Broncos will receive fourth- and sixth-round draft picks, while New York gets a seventh-rounder - all in 2012. Full story...
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FCC urged to end sports blackout rule

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Most people weighing in on a sports blackout rule are urging the Federal Communications Commission to scrap it. Full story...
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