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Hall of Fame pitcher, former US Senator Jim Bunning dies

Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning, who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85.

Baseball coming June 1 to virtual-reality headsets

Baseball games will soon arrive on virtual-reality headsets.

At least 22 MLS games to be streamed live on Facebook

At least 22 Major League Soccer games this season will be streamed live on Facebook with English-language commentary under an agreement with Univision Deportes.

Trot Nixon to be guest speaker at Greater Wilmington Sports Luncheon

He was offered a football scholarship to NC State, but ultimately chose a career in baseball. He was drafted by the Red Sox in the first round of the 1993 MLB Draft, and played with them until 2006.

First workouts underway for MLB pitchers and catchers

Winter is over - in baseball, at least.

St. Louis bans chewing tobacco, dip, snuff at sports venues

Baseball players with big wads of chewing tobacco in their cheek are now a thing of the past at Busch Stadium. It is the 14th Major League Baseball venue to ban tobacco products.

Pender County company creates structures for Super Bowl

A few weeks ago Filmwerks, a company located in Rocky Point, built several of the stages and structures that Fox Network is using for the Super Bowl in Houston.

2 baseball players die in separate traffic accidents

Authorities in the Dominican Republic say that Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and former major leaguer Andy Marte both have died in separate traffic accidents.

Marlins owner says he feels ‘deepest sorrow’

The owner of the Miami Marlins says he is feeling the "deepest sorrow" over the death of Jose Fernandez.

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Kidder Street Shooting: Multiple people fired 20+ shots as partygoers celebrated birthday

The Wilmington Police Department has released more details on a shooting that left three people dead and four others hurt in early April.

Gov. Cooper lifts capacity & social distancing rules, and most mask mandates

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper on Friday announced that the state is completely lifting all mandatory capacity, gathering limits and social distancing requirements, effective immediately.

Vandenberg Air Force Base to be renamed Space Force Base

California’s Vandenberg Air Force Base will be renamed as a U.S. Space Force Base.

‘Do not interfere:’ Myrtle Beach says nesting sea turtles being scared away by people

"Do not interfere with sea turtles!" said the Myrtle Beach City Government on Friday.