The Fed Express, the Swiss Maestro, the Mighty Federer: these are just a few of the hundreds of nicknames forged over decades of celebration around one of, if not the, greatest tennis players of all time, Roger Federer. Born on Aug. 8, 1981 in the mountains of Basel, Switzerland, Federer began his tennis career at […]
With the Super Bowl concluding last week, many football fans have slipped into a slight depression as there is a mere 190 (but who’s counting?) days until college football kicks off again. However, the one thing that will be able to keep us fans going is the excitement, fanfare and endless speculation about the upcoming […]
Free agent starting pitcher Yu Darvish signed a six-year deal worth $126 million with the Chicago Cubs on Saturday, Feb. 10.
This year’s Winter Olympic games in PyeongChang, South Korea has been a testament to strong global talent in some of the most niche sports in the world — and the world has been watching. Covering the games via traditional primetime coverage and a digital streaming platform, NBC is working to reach several audiences for this […]
On the evening of Tuesday, Feb. 13, PGA Tour player and former Wake Forest star golfer Bill Haas was involved in a three-car accident in the Pacific Palisades region of Los Angeles, CA. One person, the driver of Haas’ car, was killed while the others, including Haas, were taken to the hospital in critical condition.
“It’s nice to get a mark in the column that we want,” said coach Danny Manning following Wake Forest’s 79-62 victory over Georgia Tech.“We’re happy about that.”
Last season, seemingly out of nowhere, forward John Collins had the kind of breakout season that most sophomores only dream of. Finishing runner- up in ACC Player of the Year rankings, Collins averaged 19.2 points, 9.8 rebounds and 1.6 blocks on 62 percent shooting from the field and 74.5 percent from the line.
Remember the time it all came down to you? Your friends or teammates waiting anxiously to see if you would be the one to push your team to victory? You could feel the sweat falling down your face and your heart pounding right out of your chest?
The phrase, “so close, yet so far” often comes to mind when thinking about Wake Forest Mens’ Basketball this season. In the home matchup versus No. 20 Clemson this past Saturday, the Demon Deacons made the Clemson Tigers fight for their third consecutive win of the season and struggled to keep up when the Tigers […]
It’s no secret that the Atlantic Coast Conference, more commonly known as the ACC, has consistently been one of the most competitive conferences of college basketball over the past few years.
This past Sunday, Feb. 4, the Philadelphia Eagles became Super Bowl champions for the first time in franchise history. The rather strange and unusual game was primarily defined by the Eagles’ ability to make important plays and the Patriots’ inability to do so when it mattered most. The first half of the game was filled […]
Last night, Feb. 7, the Demon Deacons went down to Miami, Florida to face off against the Hurricanes. After a promising first half that saw the Demon Deacons control the game and hold the lead at times, Wake Forest eventually came up short, losing 87-81 and falling to a 2-10 record in the ACC.
Fifty-four-year-old osteopathic physician Larry Nassar, who operated out of Michigan State and served as the head doctor for Team USA Gymnastics since 1992, will spend the rest of his life behind bars. Nassar was found guilty of molesting over 250 young women and possessing child pornography. The fact that this man was able to operate […]
Florida State traveled to Winston-Salem on Wednesday, Jan. 31 to face a Wake Forest team that had dropped each of its last seven contests.
Duke is bringing in the top three best recruits in the country all at once, North Carolina already having three five-stars committed, and solid programs like Notre Dame and Syracuse are bringing five-star talents on their own. The ACC is proving to be, once again, one of the best and hardest college basketball conferences next […]
On Thursday, Jan. 25, the Milwaukee Brewers worked some offseason magic, managing to acquire Lorenzo Cain and Christian Yelich in very quick succession.
Bret Easton Ellis in his novel Less Than Zero characterizes the L.A. sun as a sort of incessant breath, whose orange-white effulgence melts identity. He gives us “Images of teenagers, people my own age, looking up from the asphalt and being blinded by the sun.”
For the first time since 2003, the Demon Deacons Women’s tennis team (4-0) will be competing in the ITA National Indoor Championships, held Feb. 9-12 in Madison, WI. Following their victory against No. 18 Arkansas on Friday, Jan. 26, the Demon Deacons took down No. 1 Ohio State the following day, making them one of […]
With the upcoming final game of the 2017-2018 NFL season this Sunday, Feb. 4, there are many important things to consider. This year’s Super Bowl pits the league’s most consistent and dominant teams from each conference, the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles. The paths each team took to get here, however, were much different.
Wake Forest extended its losing streak to seven games on Saturday as the Deacs fell to the Louisville Cardinals 96-77 at the KFC Yum! Center. The game, which marked the halfway point of ACC play for the Demon Deacons, was one of both positive and negative takeaways, despite the lopsided score. Wake Forest led by […]
In recent history, few athletic programs at Wake Forest have achieved as much success as the Men’s Tennis Team. This season, Wake Forest opened the 2018 spring season as the number-one ranked team in the nation, and they have done nothing but solidify their place at the top since play has begun.
The 1996 World Series pitted the two most dominant teams of the 90’s — the Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees — against one another. Each club featured its share of future Hall of Famers, but it was not Yankees legend Wade Boggs or Braves ace Greg Maddux who stole the spotlight in Game […]
When Wake Forest played at Boston College on Saturday, Jan. 6, the Old Gold & Black had the opportunity to catch up with former Demon Deacon and current point guard of the Minnesota Timberwolves, Jeff Teague. The former Wake Forest standout was in town, and he took on the Boston Celtics on Friday, Jan. 5.
Before Sunday night’s game versus Virginia, Head Coach Danny Manning was recognized for the 50th anniversary of winning the 1988 Naismith College Player of the Year award for his impressive college career at the University of Kansas, taking the Jayhawks to the national championship during his senior season and earning the 1st overall pick in […]
Just 10 days separated the two meetings between Wake Forest and Duke this season, with the second coming in Winston-Salem on Tuesday night, in front of what was likely the largest crowd of the season.