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More than Capable
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More than Capable

Entering Coach Danny Manning’s third year in Winston-Salem, expectations surrounding Wake Forest basketball were certainly tempered. Although there was hope surrounding the team due to its young core, pundits and coaches around the conference did not anticipate much of a revival following a disappointing 2015-16 campaign that resulted in a […]

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108 Years Later

On October 14, 1908, Theodore Roosevelt was the President of the United States, the first Ford Model T had just been produced, and the Ottoman Empire was still in power. Also on this day, the Chicago Cubs defeated the Detroit Tigers 2-0 to claim their second consecutive World Series title. […]

Will Tim Tebow Strike Out or Hit a Home Run?
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Will Tim Tebow Strike Out or Hit a Home Run?

Over the last decade, few athletes have been as polarizing and as highly scrutinized as the University of Florida football star Tim Tebow. While his behavior on and off the field is certainly commendable, his play has garnered frustration from his supporters and detractors alike.  Tebow’s remarkable career as quarterback […]

NBA Takes its Ball and Goes Home
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NBA Takes its Ball and Goes Home

A few weeks ago, NBA commissioner Adam Silver announced that the 2017 NBA All-Star game would be removed from Charlotte, North Carolina, due to the controversial House Bill 2 law, and its potential discrimination among the LGBTQ community. Commissioner Silver stated that the game was moved because the values of […]

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7)  watches from the sidelines after he lead an ofensive drive against Green Bay in the second quarter at Levi's Stadium Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. (Jim Gensheimer/Bay Area News Group)
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Kaepernick Rides the Bench

Colin Kaepernick, the multi-millionaire quarterback of the 49ers, was riding the bench during the Green Bay Packers game. No, this was not just a typical 49ers game. During the performance of the national anthem before the start of the game, Kaepernick refused to stand. When asked about his extreme actions […]