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Los Angeles Kings make history in NHL draft

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, center, announces that the NHL All-Star game will be played in Raleigh, North Carolina in 2011 during a press conference held outside of the RBC Center on Thursday, April 8, 2010. (Chris Seward/Raleigh News & Observer/MCT)

Cooper Sullivan, Staff Writer

October 15, 2020

The prolonged feelings of angst for the world’s best young hockey players are over after the 2020 NHL Draft concluded on Oct. 7. Originally scheduled for late June, the seven-round, 217-pick, two-day event was postponed for four months due to the halted season in which the Tampa Bay Lightning vanqu...

NFL: Injuries, fireworks continue in week four

Baltimore Ravens guard Tyre Phillips (74) and wide receiver Miles Boykin (80) make a hole for running back Mark Ingram II (21) to gain first down yardage during the first quarter against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland. Baltimore prevailed, 38-6. (Karl Merton Ferron/Baltimore Sun/TNS)

Cooper Sull

October 8, 2020

This is the fourth NFL update published, so feel free to skim and expect the usual highlights: star player gets hurt; high-scoring shootout resulting in an upset win; the Jets lose again; the entire league is on the verge of being shut down; Russell Wilson is good at football. You know, typical storylines....

Atlanta music collective drops album

Atlanta music collective drops album

Cooper Sull

October 1, 2020

In what truly feels like the “End of Daze,” Spillage Village released their album Spilligion, giving us that sense of solace and peace so that maybe, just maybe, we can deal with these hectic times. The Atlanta-based hip-hop collective consisting of J.I.D, Earthgang’s Johnny Venus and Doctur Dot, Jurdan ...

Deacon Spotlight: Chase Oliver & Isaiah Parente

Deacon Spotlight:  Chase Oliver & Isaiah Parente

Cooper Sull

September 24, 2020

Men’s soccer is off to a strong start this season, as they beat Pittsburgh 3-2 in an exhibition match on Sept. 13. Freshman Chase Oliver scored two of those goals in his first taste of collegiate soccer. Oliver, from Kennesaw, GA, is one of Coach Bobby Muuss’s eight recruits for this 2020-21 sea...

An unusual post-season awaits MLB

Luke Voit (59) of the New York Yankees celebrates with Gary Sanchez (24) after hitting his second 3-run home run of the game in the fifth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 11, 2020 in New York City. (Mike Stobe/Getty Images/TNS)

Cooper Sull

September 17, 2020

With the normal 162-game season abbreviated to 60, Commissioner Rob Manfred announced in late July that under the revised post-season format, half the teams in each league would qualify for the playoffs. However, while the field has been expanded to include four more teams than normal years, some teams...

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