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Manchester United’s game off after fans storm stadium in protest

Long-running anger against the club’s owners, the Glazer family, has boiled over after they were part of the failed attempt to take United into a European Super League.

Super League collapses after the 6 English clubs withdraw

The remaining fledgling Super League organization was defiant, blaming “pressure” being applied for forcing out the English clubs and insisting the proposal complied with the law and yet be revived in some form.

European soccer split: elite clubs threaten breakaway league

The moves to quit the existing structures in an apparent grab for more money and power include Real Madrid, Barcelona, the American owners of Liverpool and Manchester United, Juventus and AC Milan.

Revamped Champions League would increase revenue for all

UEFA supports a plan to create a 36-team single-standings league. The proposal calls for each team to play 10 matches in the first round.

Pender boys soccer team pausing activity due to COVID exposure, ending season

Due to an exposure to a COVID-positive person, the Pender High School boys soccer team is pausing all team activities and canceling its regular-season finale on March 8.

Tennis star Naomi Osaka invests in NC Courage soccer club

Three-time Grand Slam singles champion Naomi Osaka has invested in the North Carolina Courage of the National Women’s Soccer League, citing a desire to support women as role models and leaders.

Man Utd fights back to beat West Ham 3-1 before 2,000 fans

It was the first Premier League match with fans in attendance since the coronavirus outbreak in March.

Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona dies at 60

Maradona was among the best players in history and led his country to the 1986 World Cup title before later struggling with cocaine use and obesity. He was 60.

Cristiano Ronaldo tests positive for COVID-19

The Portuguese soccer federation says Cristiano Ronaldo has tested positive for the coronavirus.

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YWCA Lower Cape Fear Kicks Off 21-Day Racial Equity & Social Justice Challenge

YWCA Lower Cape Fear will offer the 21-Day Racial Equity & Social Justice Challenge for the second year, beginning this Saturday, June 19, 2021.

16-year-old from Cary makes US Olympic team for summer games in Tokyo

A 16-year-old girl from Cary will represent the red, white and blue in Tokyo during the 2021 Olympics.

New Hanover baseball coach Richard Foy announces retirement after 13 seasons

Arguably the most successful baseball coach in New Hanover High School history is stepping away. 

Wilmington plans to celebrate 4th of July with Riverfront Park grand opening and fireworks display

The Port City is planning to celebrate Independence Day in a major way, with two free events taking place on Sunday, July 4th.