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Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib becomes first active NFL player to come out as gay

Las Vegas Raiders defensive end Carl Nassib came out as gay on Monday, becoming the first active player in the National Football League to do so. 

Are you ready for some football? Pro Football Hall of Fame coming to Myrtle Beach

The exhibit will feature more than 200 artifacts, rare photos and one-of-a-kind documents from the Pro Football Hall of Fame's archives and collection, according to a release.

Deputies: Brother of NFL player found dead in North Carolina

Authorities say the brother of a Chicago Bears player was found dead at a North Carolina electrical substation.

NFL Draft: New York Jets pick up UNC’s Michael Carter, Duke’s Chris Rumph II selected by LA Chargers

In the NFL Draft the 118th pick came from the LA Chargers taking Duke's defensive end Chris Rumph II.

Former Wallace-Rose Hill standout Javonte Williams drafted 35th overall by Denver Broncos

Each season it seems like there's a kid from the Cape Fear that gets selected in the NFL Draft and this year was no different. Former Wallace-Rose Hill standout Javonte Williams was selected 35th overall on Friday night by the Denver Broncos. 

Darnold to make $18.9 million after Panthers pick up option

The Carolina Panthers have upped their commitment to Sam Darnold picking up the fifth-year option on the quarterback’s rookie contract.

Panthers trading Teddy Bridgewater to Broncos

Drew Lock didn't have to wait around for the NFL draft to get the competition for his starting job that new general manager George Paton has been promising for months.

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson will speak at NC State graduation

NFL quarterback and N.C. State University alumnus Russell Wilson will return to the school this spring as a commencement speaker for the 2021 graduation ceremonies.

Record-setting Saints QB Brees announces retirement at 42

Saints record-setting quarterback Drew Brees has decided to retire after 20 NFL seasons, including his last 15 with New Orleans.

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BB&T Jamboree cancelled for third year in a row; new event scheduled in its place

West Brunswick's Coach Brett Hickman says the new event will take place for the cancelled BB&T Jamboree

Brunswick County Health Services to hold COVID-19 vaccination clinic at WWAY Event Center

Brunswick County Health Services will be hosting several pop-up vaccination clinics this week including one at the WWAY Event Center in Leland. Appointments are not required for these special clinics. 

New Hanover County Commissioner controversy comes to a head

Tuesday's New Hanover County Commissioner meeting opened with a controversial resolution removed from the agenda.

Biden pushes shots for young adults as variant concern grows

The U.S. government is stepping up efforts to get younger Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 amid growing concern about the spread of a new variant that threatens to set the country back in the months ahead.