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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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Carolina Panthers change logo for first time

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The Carolina Panthers have a new look. For the first time since joining the league in 1995, the Panthers have changed their logo. Full story...
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McGlockton remembered in California funeral

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video Family and friends are saying goodbye to football great Chester McGlockton. The Whiteville High alum died last week of an apparent heart attack at his home in California. Full story...
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McGlockton funeral arrangements set

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Funeral arrangements have been set for football great Chester McGlockton, who died earlier this week in California. Full story...
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Whiteville High alum, football great Chester McGlockton dead

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video One of the best football players in the history of the Cape Fear region has died. Whiteville High School alum and former NFL Pro Bowler Chester McGlockton is dead at the age of 42. He died overnight in California. Full story...
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Jay Ross to shuffle off to Buffalo

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Former New Hanover Wildcat Jay Ross will be getting another NFL tryout. He's going to need some snow boots and a few jackets if he sticks with this AFC East team. Full story...
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