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UNCW men’s and women’s soccer schedules released

Both teams' schedules have been released as of Thursday.

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Mental health has been a discussion in sports the past year but became the topic of these Olympics when gymnast Simone Biles chose self-care over sporting success.

Former UNCW Pitcher gets major league call

The Los Angeles Angels have a new reliever - and his name is Austin Warren.

‘About time’: Gay athletes unleash rainbow wave on Olympics

The Tokyo Games are shaping up as a watershed for LGBTQ Olympians. A wave of rainbow-colored pride, openness and acceptance is sweeping through Olympic pools, skateparks, halls and fields.

Dolphins’ Howard reports despite unhappiness with contract

All-Pro cornerback Xavien Howard has joined the rest of the Miami Dolphins reporting for training camp after he sat out mandatory minicamp because he’s unhappy about his contract.

Russian team topples American powerhouse with Biles out

Though the history books may mark Tuesday’s victory with an asterisk due to American star Simone Biles’ early withdrawal, the Russian women's gymnastics team's dazzling performance is the result of a concerted transformation since they finished a distant second to the American team at the 2019 World Championship.

Whiteville Dixie Youth Darlings wrap up World Series trip to Virginia

The Whiteville community also deserves praise; they helped raise $15,000 to send the girls and their families to Virginia.

Bettman: Plan is to hold ’22 NHL draft in person in Montreal

He told The Associated Press the league is aiming for full arenas at the start of next season and an in-person draft in Montreal but would be ready to adjust as circumstances dictate.

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