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Spotlight: Chaundee Brown

Spotlight: Chaundee Brown
November 8, 2018

Chaundee Brown is a sophomore on the Wake Forest Men’s Basketball team. He received numerous accolades during his high school days at The First Academy in Orlando, FL., including being named 2016-17...

Derrick Rose Scores Career High

The Minnesota Timberwolves' Derrick Rose drives the lane in the third quarter against the Utah Jazz at the Target Center in Minneapolis on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2018. The Timberwolves won, 128-125, behind a career-high 50 points from Rose. (Carlos Gonzalez/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
November 8, 2018

It had been seven years since Derrick Rose became the youngest Most Valuable Player of the NBA, but things did not go well for him after that. Four serious knee injuries. Then, several small but consistent...

Deacons Fall To Syracuse Over Homecoming

Deacons Fall To Syracuse Over Homecoming
November 8, 2018

In a matchup featuring two of the best offenses in the ACC, both defenses surprised and even outperformed expectations. However, despite improvements on defense, the Demon Deacons could not escape two...

Boston Red Sox Dismantle Dodgers In World Series

While sports fans love the thrilling feeling that anything can happen in a given season, game, tournament or competition, there are certain facts people assume are sure things: superhuman records will never be beaten, franchises will forever be cursed by championship droughts and sports will always be played a certain way. But as the Red Sox 2018 World Series victory proves, things can change; the once ridiculed team has become a powerhouse in the last decade. Here are other seemingly guaranteed sports truths that have been turned on their heads. (Wally Skalij/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
November 1, 2018

After finishing the regular season with baseball’s best record, the Boston Red Sox made quick work of their postseason opponents, eventually cruising to a World Series victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers...

NFL: What’s New In Week Eight

NFL: What's New In Week Eight
November 1, 2018

The story of this past week in the NFL was what happened in the aftermath of Sunday’s slate of games. Late Monday morning, the Cleveland Browns finally fired Head Coach Hue Jackson as well as Offensive...

Spotlight: Kengo Aoshima

Spotlight: Kengo Aoshima
November 1, 2018

Kengo Aoshima is a redshirt freshman on the Wake Forest Men’s Golf team. Hailing from Tokyo, he participated in several amateur tournaments before he began high school at the ‘Iolani School in Honolulu,...

Men’s Soccer Beats Louisville To Close Regular Season

Men's Soccer Beats Louisville To Close Regular Season
November 1, 2018

The top-ranked Wake Forest men’s soccer team ended their regular season on a high note by coming back from behind to beat No.17 Louisville 2-1 in overtime at home. The Deacs and fans together honored...

What Are The Odds? A Look At This Week’s Best Bets

What Are The Odds? A Look At This Week's Best Bets
November 1, 2018

As the sports world opens its doors to the gambling community, there is no shortage of opportunities to fatten your wallet. Here are this week’s winners. NCAAF Pick: Arizona - 4 vs. Colorado Disclaimer:...

NBA 2018 Season: All-Star Scoring Performances

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) puts his finger up after making a shot during the first half against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center Monday Oct. 29, 2018, in Chicago. (Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
November 1, 2018

By the start of week three in the new NBA season, there has already been a couple of 50 points and several 40 points performances in a single game. There are some old faces among these players who are...

Deacons Defeated During Weekend Set At Home

Deacons Defeated During Weekend Set At Home
November 1, 2018

Wake Forest 8-16 (3-9) played host to two teams experiencing wildly different seasons this past week, hosting No. 5 Pittsburgh 23-1 (11-1) on Friday and Virginia 7-15 (3-9) on Sunday. The Panthers entered...

Spotlight: Mitchell Day

Spotlight: Mitchell Day
October 25, 2018

Mitchell Day is a Wake Forest sophomore from Alpena, MI. His Cross Country career took off while in high school, when he finished second in the Michigan state championship during his junior and senior...

NFL: What’s New In Week Seven

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins scores his first touchdown as a Viking in the third quarter against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018 at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. (Brian Peterson/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)
October 25, 2018

Through seven weeks of the NFL season, the standings are truly starting to take place. With a number of matchups this past week between playoff contenders, there was no shortage of exciting playoff drama. Carolina...

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