NFL Roundup: What to look for this week

NFL Roundup: What to look for this week

It’s not exactly a Super Bowl rematch, especially in the preseason. But the Philadelphia Eagles will face the New England Patriots on Thursday n...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Column: Suspend Urena for rest of season for plunking Acuna

Column: Suspend Urena for rest of season for plunking Acuna

ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuna Jr. is good for baseball.Jose Urena and his defenders are not.Jose, take the rest of the season off.And while you...

August 16th, 2018 |  


70 years after Babe Ruth’s death, fans still flock to grave

70 years after Babe Ruth’s death, fans still flock to grave

HAWTHORNE, N.Y. (AP) — Amid the serene graves at Gate of Heaven Cemetery sits the one where visitors leave baseballs and bats instead of bouquet...

August 16th, 2018 |  



Cabrera homers, Indians’ bullpen shuts down Reds in 4-3 win

Cabrera homers, Indians’ bullpen shuts down Reds in 4-3 win

CINCINNATI (AP) — Melky Cabrera lofted a go-ahead two-run homer into the left-field seats in the sixth inning, and the Cleveland Indians rallied...

August 16th, 2018 |  


NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne retiring after 15 Cup seasons

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne says he is retiring from full-time racing. The 38-year-old Kahne announced his intentions Thursda...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Titans, Saints use new ways to keep NFL players cool in camp

Titans, Saints use new ways to keep NFL players cool in camp

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Titans running back Dion Lewis has been so focused on football with his new team that he didn’t realize ...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Progress slow for USA Gymnastics in wake of Nassar scandal

Progress slow for USA Gymnastics in wake of Nassar scandal

BOSTON (AP) — Simone Biles is not here to save gymnastics. Or at least USA Gymnastics. The reigning Olympic champion understands how bumpy of a ...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Djokovic wins in Mason, Halep’s match suspended

Djokovic wins in Mason, Halep’s match suspended

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Novak Djokovic completed his comeback from elbow surgery by winning Wimbledon for the fourth time. He’s inching closer ...

August 16th, 2018 |  


Hurricane final scrimmage set for Friday night

Hurricane final scrimmage set for Friday night

The Wilmington High School football jamboree scrimmage will be held 7 p.m. Aug. 17 at Alumni Field.The Hurricane will play Dayton Stebbins in the thir...

August 15th, 2018 |  


WC’s Sims golf outing raises money for scholarships

WC’s Sims golf outing raises money for scholarships

A score of 15 under par won Wilmington College’s sixth annual Sharon Sims Alumni and Friends Scholarship Golf Outing Aug. 11 at Snow Hill Countr...

August 15th, 2018 |