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CBS Sports Network to premiere “Althea & Arthur” documentary

Arthur Ashe and Althea Gibson are two legends of the sport of tennis. As the first black athletes to cross the color barrier in international tennis, Ashe and Gibson helped to inspire generations of young athletes after them to get involved in the sport.

GLOW hosts chef Robert Irvine; to name school building for Althea Gibson

The Girls Leadership Academy of Wilmington, or "GLOW," held their 4th annual fundraiser Friday at Landfall Country Club.

One Love Tennis to participate in Arthur Ashe Kids Day at US Open

The kids at One Love Tennis are once again preparing for a trip of a lifetime. Members of the Wilmington club already have a taste of the pro circuit after attending the Fed Cup, now the US Open!

One Love Tennis moves to iconic Wilmington home

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- History is about to come full circle for one man and his organization in Wilmington. One Love Tennis is restoring the...

2017 Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame Inductees announced

The Greater Wilmington Sports Hall of Fame announced four new inductees today at Wilmington International Airport.

One Love Tennis brings exhibit to CFCC for Black History Month

One Love Tennis is presenting a special exhibit that shines a light on the impact and achievements of African-Americans in the sport of tennis.

Black History Month Cape Fear Stories: Althea Gibson

WWAY is celebrating Black History Month by honoring some of the leaders from our area that have made an impact in the lives of everyone. A day after the biggest sporting event in the world, we're recognizing a local sports legend.

It’ll be Wilmington to Wimbledon for Lenny Simpson

Wilmington resident Lenny Simpson is headed to Wimbledon. He will take his tennis racket, but that is not the only thing he will showcase.

Tennis legend’s life documented in film

Tuesday people had a chance to learn about Althea Gibson's life in a newly released bio pic called Althea at UNCW.

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Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers stay home

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1 dead, 14 injured following shooting at SC nightclub

Authorities responded to 7th Lounge just before 1 a.m. Officials say they found several victims.

Champion Ken Jennings will be first interim ‘Jeopardy!’ host

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