Old Gold & Black

Toronto Raptors Gamble On Kawhi Leonard

The San Antonio Spurs' Kawhi Leonard (2) dribbles around the Miami Heat's LeBron James during Game 4 of the NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena in Miami on June 12, 2014. (Michael Laughlin/Sun Sentinel/TNS)
December 6, 2018

The Toronto Raptors hold the best record in the NBA so far after their president Masai Ujiri made revolutionary moves during this past off-season. In May, Ujiri fired the former head coach Dwane Casey,...

How Wake Forest And The ACC Fared In Bowl Selection

How Wake Forest And The ACC Fared In Bowl Selection
December 6, 2018

It was the day every Wake Forest fan was waiting for after that magical game at Duke where we solidified bowl eligibility for a third straight year. Where would we end up? Detroit? Shreveport? Tampa? Dallas?...

Basketball Continues To Struggle Early In The Season

Basketball Continues To Struggle Early In The Season
December 6, 2018

Christian Odjakjian also contributed to this article. The Wake Forest Men’s Basketball team came up short in their first true road game of the season, falling 84-74 to the University of Richmond. No...

NFL Week 13: Big Wins And Losses

San Diego Chargers quarterback Phillip Rivers yells at his team during the AFC divisional playoffs against the Denver Broncos in Denver on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014. (Michael Ciaglo/Colorado Springs Gazette/MCT)
December 6, 2018

The 13th week of the 2018 NFL season was marred by a controversy that has become all too familiar in this day and age: violence by its players against women. Last week, TMZ released a February video of...

Demon Deacons Are Going To Birmingham

Demon Deacons Are Going To Birmingham
December 6, 2018

After their triumphant win against Duke on the road by 59-7 to move to 6-6 on the season, the Deacs were eagerly waiting to find out where they were going to play for their third-straight bowl game under...

Spotlight: Saby Nihalani

Spotlight: Saby Nihalani
November 29, 2018

Saby Nihalani is a freshman tennis player looking to make a mark in her first season with the Deacons. She hails from New Delhi, India and arrived in Winston Salem with successes in both national and international...

What Are The Odds? Best Bets For November’s End

Carson Wentz watches the replay after his pass was intercepted late in the 4th quarter during the Eagles 48-7 loss to the New Orleans Saints on November 18, 2018.
November 29, 2018

LAST WEEK: 2-2 (7-5 overall) A weekend that may seem long ago to some is still quite fresh in my mind, mainly due to Philip Rivers crushing our winning week. His inexcusable spike of the football in the...

Men’s Basketball Begins New Winning Streak

Men's Basketball Begins New Winning Streak
November 29, 2018

Christian Odjakjian also contributed to this article. Since the last publication of the Old Gold & Black, the Men’s Basketball  team has played five games, winning three of them to compile a 4-2...

NFL Week 12: Playoffs In Sight

Broncos TE Matt LaCosse, right, catches a pass with Steelers CB Joe Haden, left, during the 2nd half at Broncos Stadium at Mile High Sunday afternoon. (Hector Acevedo/ZUMA Wire/TNS)
November 29, 2018

With a number of the league’s top teams, including the Rams and Chiefs, on bye this past weekend and very few marquee matchups, many projected this as a boring NFL weekend, but it turned out to be anything...

Third Year Is The Charm For Clawson’s Deacons

Third Year Is The Charm For Clawson's Deacons
November 29, 2018

Prior to the start of football season, I wrote a season preview for the Deacons on what I thought would happen over this season. Now, following the final game of the regular season, we will look back over...

Demon Deacons Fall To Akron At Home

Demon Deacons Fall To Akron At Home
November 29, 2018

The top-seeded and No.2-ranked Wake Forest Men’s Soccer team saw their 2018 season come to a close on Sunday evening in the NCAA Tournament Round 16 after a 1-0 loss at Spry Stadium against No. 16-ranked...

Demon Deacons Decimate Duke On The Road

Demon Deacons Decimate Duke On The Road
November 29, 2018

The Wake Forest football team has been through a lot of ups and downs this season. In total, 13 athletes suffered season-ending injuries throughout the season and 38 missed significant time due to injuries....

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