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Like everything else in society, college football can speak to our hyper-politicized culture. And no, I’m not talking about the vulgar chants directed at Joe Biden spreading across college stadiums. I’m talking about the unmasked fans and packed stadiums. Some, like the recent display in Happy Valley, Pennsylvania, in a matchup between Penn State and Auburn, had an excess of 100,000 fans. Dr. Anthony Fauci and a legion of sports journalists publicly fretted over those types of gatherings mere weeks ago.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper plans to allow fans at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte and other outdoor entertainment venues.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County Hospice is gearing up for its second annual Cool Cars for a Cause show later this month.

Published in Local News
Monday, 02 December 2019 14:44

ACL tears on the playing field

CHERAW, S.C. — Many people associate the serious injury to the knee’s anterior cruciate ligament with the rough contact of football. That statement is half true. It is a serious injury but often not due to on-field contact.

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Who would have thought that the minute Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and the Denver Broncos' Peyton Manning took the field in Super Bowl 50, they would both be playing in their last meaningful game? 

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When Antonio Brown mocked Mike Tomlin as the Pittsburgh Steelers coach was addressing the superstar wide receiver going AWOL, it should have been the seminal moment of his NFL career.

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The shock surrounding the news Saturday night of Andrew Luck's retirement from football shouldn't have been "Why would he quit?"

The shock should be "Why would anyone play football?"

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ROCKINGHAM — With the high school football season kicking off less than a month from now, many in Raider Nation are getting excited, and for good reason. 

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ROCKINGHAM – With his first full season as Richmond Senior High School’s head football coach under his belt, Bryan Till isn’t focusing on next season. Or the year after. Or the next three. No – Till has invested himself, his staff and his players into the program’s long-term future, and wants the community to know about it.

Published in Local Sports
Thursday, 09 November 2017 08:34

Richmond Raiders Football: A Playoff History

ROCKINGHAM – With the weight of the North Carolina 4AA state playoffs lingering over Richmond County this week, sports contributor Deon Cranford offers an exclusive look into the Raiders’ playoff history.

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