Deacs suffer setback in Chapel Hill

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Baseball, Featured, Sports | 0 comments

The Wake Forest baseball team got off to a strong start in ACC play this season, winning four of its first five conference series. Last weekend, however, the Deacs hit a bump in the road — or rather, on the road — as the North Carolina Tar Heels handed them their second conference series loss of the season in Chapel Hill, N.C.

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Press Box: April leaves MLB questions unaswered

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Press Box, Sports | 0 comments

The 2014 MLB season is only a few weeks old, and over 90 percent of games have yet to be played. However, this does not mean that the first couple of weeks tell us nothing about what to expect later in the season.

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Women’s tennis falls in final home matches

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Sports, Women's Tennis | 0 comments

Following two straight weeks on the road, the then-No. 66 Wake Forest women’s tennis team returned home last weekend for two ACC matches against Maryland and No. 4 Virginia. These were the final two home matches for the Demon Deacons.

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Spotlight: Danny Manning

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Featured, Men's Basketball, Sports, Spotlight | 0 comments

Long before he was the No. 1 pick in the 1988 NBA Draft, Danny Manning knew Wake Forest. Manning grew up only thirty minutes away in Greensboro, N.C. Well aware of the basketball tradition at Wake Forest, Manning believes that the university and his values mesh well. Moreover, Manning has a vision for the program, partly drawing upon the vast array of experiences he has accumulated as a player and coach.

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Men’s tennis drops two on Virginia trip

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Men's Tennis, Sports | 0 comments

Virginia may be for lovers as the old saying goes, but for the men’s tennis team, a recent trip left the Demon Deacons heartbroken. Taking on No. 42 Virginia Tech and No. 5 University of Virginia on the road was far from an easy task and, despite strong showings at both singles and doubles, Wake walked away from the weekend with plenty of disappointment.

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NBA Blurb: Nicknames on jerseys are unprofessional

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in Press Box, Sports | 0 comments

When I see a nickname on the back of a jersey, I think, “Man, is this kid is still wearing his rec jersey from high school?” Or, “Oh, that must be an inside joke from your sorority sisters.”
Yes, basketball is a game. But the NBA is a profession, which means it should be professional.

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