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Auburn quarterback Nick Marshall (14) leaves the field as fans celebrate a 59-42 victory against Missouri in the SEC Championship game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
History retold: "Kick Six"
Noah Powers, Sports Editor • August 5, 2020
“This is a tremendous rivalry, a great tradition, great fans, it was a great atmosphere and an opportunity for our team to play out there today."
Towson quarterback Tom Flacco celebrates after a touchdown against Villanova on Saturday night at Johnny Unitas Stadium.
CAA votes to suspend 2020 football season
Noah Powers, Sports Editor • July 17, 2020
The CAA is one of several conferences opting to abandon football this year in response to the continued threat of the coronavirus pandemic.

NY Guardians wide receiver Mekale McKay dives for a pass as Tampa Bay Vipers cornerback Shelton Lewis trails during the second quarter at MetLife Stadium on Feb. 9, 2020. Joe Hermitt | jhermitt@pennlive.com
Resurgence of the XFL: How the league looks after week one
Zachary Kilby, Assistant Sports Editor • February 12, 2020

The Xtreme Football League (XFL) is nothing new to sports fans. The professional American football league was originally a joint venture between...


Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) scores a touchdown on a three-yard run to tie North Carolina 14-14 in the second quarter on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C.
College football blitz: Week 5 recap
Noah Powers, Sports Editor • October 3, 2019

We near the halfway point of the 2019 college football season, and as expected, nothing is certain. Clemson nearly took the loss of the year,...


Ohio State wide receiver Austin Mack (11) celebrates after a play against Miami (Ohio) during a 76-5 romp for the Buckeyes at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, on September 21, 2019. Nebraska will provide a much stiffer test in Week 5, but fifth-ranked Ohio State is still a 17 1/2-point favorite on the road.
College football blitz: Week 4 recap
Noah Powers, Sports Editor • September 25, 2019

Four weeks into college football and while a lot of teams are starting to feel the heat, some are sitting at the top of mountain. Appalachian...

Michigan State running back Elijah Collins (24) runs for a touchdown in the fourth quarter against Arizona State.
College football blitz: Week 3 recap
September 18, 2019

A slow week three slate of games made for some football that was hard to watch at times. However, a football fan as dedicated as I am can sit...

Texas wide receiver Collin Johnson (9) can
College football blitz: Week 2 recap
Noah Powers, Sports Editor • September 10, 2019

Week two of college football’s 150th season is in the books and following this weekend’s madness, there are a few new faces on the come...

JaTarvius Whitlow runs in the first half.nAuburn vs Oregon on Saturday Aug. 31 2019.
College football blitz: Week 1 recap
Noah Powers, Sports Editor • September 3, 2019

After what many would call a chaotic first weekend, it is apparent we have entered the belly of the beast that is college football. We had football...

Gronk out: Patriots tight end retires
Gronk out: Patriots tight end retires
Brent Jansen, Staff Writer • March 25, 2019

After only nine seasons in the NFL, New England Patriots’ tight end Rob Gronkowski has officially retired. Gronk posted a picture on Instagram...

Shield Talk: Eight trade deadline deals to ponder
Shield Talk: Eight trade deadline deals to ponder
Brent Jansen, Columnist • October 26, 2018

The NFL’s trade deadline is approaching and there has already been a bit of drama. The Cowboys have sold a first-round pick for a slightly...

Shield Talk: Browns win first game since 2016
Shield Talk: Browns win first game since 2016
Brent Jansen, Columnist • September 23, 2018

BROWNS WIN BROWNS WIN BROWNS WIN Open the coolers, Cleveland, the Browns’ winless streak has ended. After a brutal 635 days without...

Shield Talk: News and notes
Shield Talk: News and notes
Brent Jansen, Columnist • September 8, 2018

It’s official. The NFL is back! On Thursday night, the Philadelphia Eagles beat the Atlanta Falcons 18-12. The game went down to the last...

Shield Talk: Recapping the 2018 NFL offseason
Shield Talk: Recapping the 2018 NFL offseason
Brent Jansen, Columnist • August 30, 2018

It’s a new year in the NFL. A time for players and fans to fill their hopes with dreams of the Super Bowl. As we all know, this will only be...

Marcus Bryan lines up a free throw
Former UNCW basketball player receives NFL tryout
Brian Carpenter, Staff Writer • May 7, 2018

A former UNC Wilmington basketball received an invitation from the Green Bay Packers to attend their rookie minicamp for a tryout this past weekend. Marcus...

Shield Talk: Fallout after Super Bowl LII came in many forms
Shield Talk: Fallout after Super Bowl LII came in many forms
Brent Jansen, Columnist • February 8, 2018

For the first time ever, the Philadelphia Eagles have won the Super Bowl. With a final score of 41-33, Nick Foles and the Eagles’ soaring...

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