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Andrew Salmon Staff Writer  Greensboro has a professional football team! The Carolina Cobras of the National Arena League (NAL) kicked off their inaugural season on April 7 with a 41-38 loss to the Jacksonville Sharks in the Greensboro Coliseum. They’re… Read More ›

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Daniel Johnson Sports Editor This past week, it was announced that Jason Kidd, Steve Nash, Grant Hill and Maurice “Mo” Cheeks were selected to be enshrined in the Basketball Hall of Fame. In 1995, Hill and Kidd became the only… Read More ›

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Daniel Johnson Sports Editor   When being recruited out of high school in 1983, future Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman was a highly touted recruit, drawing interest from teams around the country, including Jimmy Johnson and the University of… Read More ›

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Daniel Johnson Sports Editor Thursday was the 46 year anniversary for the famous “Fight of the Century,” when the undefeated Joe Frazier squared off with the undefeated Muhammad Ali, coming off his three and a half year ban from the… Read More ›

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Daniel Johnson Sports Editor MLB Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson remains the all-time leader in stolen bases with 1,406 stolen bases during his 25 years in the game. Throughout the 1980s, Henderson led all but one season in stolen bases… Read More ›

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Daniel Johnson Sports Editor The 1950 NBA Draft was a turning moment for the sport. Chuck Cooper became the first African-American to be drafted, being selected in the second round by the Boston Celtics. Harold Hunter, drafted in the tenth… Read More ›

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Daniel Johnson Sports Editor Bill Russell is turning 84 years young on Feb. 12. The Hall of Fame center and basketball pioneer was known for leading the Boston Celtics to 11 championships during his 13 year career and for his… Read More ›

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Daniel Johnson Sports Editor Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald has arguably been the best wideout in the NFL since entering the league in 2004. Fitzgerald may have had a leg up on his competition while in high school however…. Read More ›

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Daniel Johnson Sports Editor In 1990, second year center fielder Ken Griffey Jr. was joined by his father and former All-Star, Ken Griffey, to become the first father-son pair to play together on a team. On Aug. 14, 1990, Sr…. Read More ›