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PEMBROKE — Jennifer King, the first female African American assistant coach in the National Football League, as well as University of Houston head coach and Pembroke native Kelvin Sampson are among a host of stars scheduled to highlight the night when the UNC Pembroke athletics department holds its five-day virtual Cash Bash event, Oct. 13-17.

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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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Friday, 04 September 2020 13:55

Richmond County Schools staff, parents honor Pillar

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond Observer Sports Editor Kyle Pillar thought he was covering the unveiling of a new building at Richmond Senior High School on Thursday — but no such unveiling occurred. 

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CLEVELAND — The Division 2 Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) has awarded Dr. Jerry McGee, former president of Wingate University, the 2020 D2 CCA Award of Merit. In light of COVID-19, the association has decided to recognize Dr. McGee in person at the association's 2021 summer meeting in Asheville, N.C. The D2CCA also plans on recognizing the 2021 Award of Merit recipient at next year's summer meeting as well.

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RALEIGH — It’s not certain whether COVID-19 will continue to spread through North Carolina this fall, but one thing is likely: The 2020-21 school year won’t be typical.  

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CHARLOTTE — Global Sport Management, a new masters-level program that Pfeiffer University will offer in Charlotte beginning fall 2020, has begun accepting applications. The program aims to prepare students to hold leadership positions in the front offices of sports teams and organizations — and to thrive in the increasingly international environment of sports. 

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RALEIGH — U.S. Rep. Mark Walker, R-6th District, has the NCAA’s attention when it comes to fair pay for student athletes. But he wants action from the collegiate sports giant — and from Congress.

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Here was Colin Kaepernick's political statement in the National Football League, at least when he was still in the National Football League: He began to take a knee during the playing of the National Anthem. He did that and other players did that along with him in solidarity, and eventually the President of the United States called them SOBs because of it. The others didn't lose their jobs, at least not permanently. Kaepernick, who once had a pass in the air to win a Super Bowl for the 49ers, sure did.

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RALEIGH — House Bill 389, which would open the way for universities to sell beer and wine at college sporting events, is awaiting a signature from the governor.

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DOBBINS HEIGHTS — A new summer camp aims to help kids learn math by applying concepts on the field.

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