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October 01, 2018

Todd Gurley may have been adamant in his distaste for playing on Thursdays, but that didn’t affect his performance late last week against the Minnesota Vikings. 

On the Thursday night primetime game, Tarboro’s favorite running back totaled 156 yards of offense — 83 by rushing…

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September 24, 2018

The Rams beat the Chargers, 35-23, on Sunday in the first battle between two NFL teams from Los Angeles since 1994.

Todd Gurley was his usual self.

Tarboro’s favorite football playing son ran for 105 yards and a touchdown, catching five passes out of the backfield for 51 yards.

The Rams,…

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September 17, 2018

This is the first segment of Gurley Watch, a quick weekly update on all things Todd Gurley that will run every Tuesday.

Two weeks into the NFL season, two groups of people should be especially proud of Todd Gurley: natives of the Twin Counties, and fantasy football owners who employ the Los Angeles…

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August 28, 2018

Professional soccer players are coming to the area.

Members of North Carolina FC will hold a skills clinic at Ennis Park on Sept. 9 as part of a fundraiser for the local non-profit BundasKids.

The event, Ballers For BundasKids, will take place from 1-6 p.m. and is open to youth ages 5-16 of any…


August 07, 2018

Theo Pinson, who wrapped up his senior season and career with North Carolina this past March, signed a deal with the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets on Monday afternoon. The terms of the deal are private due to a team policy, though the Nets already have 14 guaranteed contracts on their roster, which…

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July 29, 2018

Things in Kansas City have been pretty good so far for Brian Goodwin. The former Gryphon who, last week, was sent to the Royals by Washington in a trade, is hitting .471 in five games for his new club entering Sunday’s game against the Yankees. 

He has eight hits in 17 at-bats, and none…

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July 26, 2018

ZEBULON — If nothing else, Wednesday’s walkoff single for Carolina’s Pat McInerney was better than what he accomplished during the Mudcats’ previous homestand — a walkoff walk.

The 6-foot-5 first baseman, called up from Low-A Wisconsin for the second half of…

July 24, 2018

How I know the NFL season is approaching each year isn’t when my team puts the pads on for the first time in camp. Instead, it happens when my senses are overloaded with print stories and TV reports about players planning to sit out of training camp due to contract issues.

I’m all for…


July 22, 2018

Rocky Mount native and former Rocky Mount Gryphon Brian Goodwin was traded on Sunday morning from the Washington Nationals to the Kansas City Royals.

Goodwin, 27, who has been with Washington since the 2016 season, was sent to Kansas City in exchange for minor league pitcher Jacob Condra-Bogan.


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