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The state of college football…take two

The state of college football...take two
October 8, 2020

At the end of August, I wrote a  ‘State of College Football’ piece in which I discussed the Big Ten and PAC-12’s decisions, amongst those of other conferences, to postpone the traditionally fall...

MBB: ACC coaches exploring expanded tourney

MBB: ACC coaches exploring expanded tourney
September 17, 2020

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of hearing the teams for March Madness every year. The teams somehow seem to leak a few hours before and many fan bases are left outraged at their exclusion from...

College football season begins with a bang

College football season begins with a bang
September 3, 2020

How about that Austin Peay vs. Central Arkansas FCS kickoff game, though? Never thought I would type those words or watch that game, but here we are. For those of you who didn’t see, Central Arkansas...

Demon Deacons look to tear up the links this fall

Demon Deacons look to tear up the links this fall
September 3, 2020

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: the Wake Forest golf teams will be a force to be reckoned with this year. And, with last year’s spring season cancelled due to COVID-madness, the Demon Deacons...

Coronavirus Shuts Down XFL For Good

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April 13, 2020

The coronavirus has led the XFL, which was halfway through its regular season, to shut down. The league has announced it does not have plans for a 2021 season as this point.  On Friday, April 10, word...

Senior Spotlight: Men’s Golf

Senior Spotlight: Men's Golf
March 29, 2020

The Demon Deacon men’s golf team was primed for a great year on the links. The No.8 men’s squad opened the season in Houston, Texas at the All-American Intercollegiate, hosted by the University of...

Senior Spotlight: Women’s Golf

Senior Spotlight: Women's Golf
March 29, 2020

After the graduation of NCAA star Jennifer Kupcho, the women’s golf team needed a senior to step up and lead the star-studded team. That role landed in the capable hands of Siyun, “Swing” Liu, the...

NCAA Works To Find Path Forward

NCAA Works To Find Path Forward
March 23, 2020

While the novel coronavirus has impacted almost every aspect of global life, one of the effects closest to the university is that on NCAA Athletics. I mentioned in my ACC Tournament article how strange...

NFL Looks To 2020 Season

NFL Looks To 2020 Season
March 21, 2020

While seemingly nothing is happening like usual in the sports world, the NFL Free Agency news is about the only semblance of normalcy we have left -- and, it wasn’t even normal. The new league year started...

NBA Spurs Other Leagues Into Cancellation

The seats are empty at the Amway Center in Orlando, home of the NBA’s Orlando Magic, on Thursday, March 12, 2020. The NBA has suspended the season due to the coronavirus -- as have other sports. (Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel/TNS)
March 18, 2020

Everyday seems to get weirder and weirder as the Coronavirus spreads across the globe. But perhaps no day was stranger than March 11. The day began normally, aside from the obvious, and I was hard at work...

ACC Tournament Cut Short Amid COVID-19 Concerns

GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA - MARCH 12: The Florida State Seminoles, lead by Head coach Leonard Hamilton (L), are presented with the regular season trophy following the cancelation of the remainder of the 2020 Men's ACC Basketball Tournament at Greensboro Coliseum on March 12, 2020 in Greensboro, North Carolina. The cancelation is due to concerns over the possible spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). (Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images/TNS)
March 16, 2020

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Shoes squeaked and crowds roared on Tuesday as the Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Tournament began with a matchup between the Wake Forest Demon...

Women’s Basketball Looks Towards ACC Tourney

Women’s Basketball Looks Towards ACC Tourney
March 5, 2020

As the lights went out after Senior Night on Feb. 27 at the LJVM Coliseum, another basketball season was in the books for the ladies of Demon Deacons Basketball.  Led by Wake Forest alum Jen Hoover,...

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