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WWAY'S Thursday night sports - June 21; unusual standoff at the Shark Tank

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video We've been to more than our fair share of baseball games here at WWAY, but we've never seen anything like this. The Shark Tank turned out to be a battlefield on Thursday night. Some of the players were more concerned about winning the standoff than the game. WWAY was there for both. Click the video icon to see the standoff of all standoffs. Full story...
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Heat scorch the Thunder to claim NBA title

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"Not one, not two, not three, not four, not five, not six and not seven." For LeBron James and the Miami Heat it's now one down and seven to go. Miami defeated Oklahoma City in game five of the NBA Finals on Thursday to claim the first title in the James, Wade, Bosh "Big 3 Era". Full story...
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Livengood named Laney head baseball coach

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UNCW graduate Aaron Livengood has been named the head baseball coach at Laney High School. Livengood replaces veteran coach Vern Barker who recently announced his retirement. Full story...
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NCAA bans UNCW men's basketball team from postseason play

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video On Wednesday the UNCW men's basketball team received news it didn't want to hear. The UNCW men’s basketball team will not be allowed to compete in postseason play in the 2012-13 season due to low Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores. The NCAA made that announcement on Wednesday. Full story...
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Mike Dunlap named Bobcats head coach

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Team owner Michael Jordan did not attend the news conference, but the Bobcats still have a new head coach. St. John's assistant coach Mike Dunlap was introduced on Wednesday as the new head coach of the NBA Charlotte Bobcats. Full story...
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - June 19

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video Josh Rusk has been named the head football coach at South Brunswick High School. Rusk replaces Roman Kelly as the Cougars head coach. The Wilmington Sharks got back into the win column on Tuesday. We've got a complete game recap along with highlights on that. In the NBA Miami has a 3-1 lead now in the NBA best of seven finals. 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 Monday night sports - June 18

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video On Monday we found out former UNCW men's basketball coach Jerry Wainwright is headed a bit closer to home. Wainwright has decided to leave Fresno State. Congratulations are in order for the UNCW surf team. They finished in third place at the national collegiate surfing championship. On top of that a UNCW Seahawk and a former Laney Buccaneer haunted the Wilmington Sharks on Monday night. Full story...
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Peterson awaits APR report during team camp

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videoUNCW men's basketball coach Buzz Peterson is ready to move forward in regard to academic progress. He's anxiously awaiting the APR (Academic Progress Report) from the NCAA while supervising the Buzz Peterson team camp on campus. Full story...
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4th Annual Beach Wrestling State Championship wraps up at Carolina Beach

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videoCarolina Beach was the place to be on Saturday for a sporting event that's starting to become one of the newest annual traditions on Pleasure Island. Full story...
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