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Kannapolis tops Lakewood 7-6 at home
Reliever Brad Salgado retired the final 10 BlueClaws batters of the game as the Kannapolis Intimidators beat Lakewood, 7-6, on Sunday evening at CMC-NorthEast Stadium. Kannapolis (46-52, 17-14 Second Half) has won three of its last four games and will play for a series win on Monday against Lakewood.
Kannapolis ends seven-game losing streak with win at Augusta
Three Intimidators pitchers combined for the team's fifth shutout win of the season, 1-0, over the Augusta GreenJackets on Thursday at Lake Olmstead Stadium. Kannapolis (44-51, 15-13 Second Half) scored the game's lone run in the ninth inning to snap a 7-game losing streak and avoid a series sweep in Augusta.
Posturing, predictions fly as SEC turns to a new season
Little news is truly made at the Southeastern Conference's media days, where players and coaches predict, insinuate and deflect in advance of this fall's college football season.
Brennan shines in return but Intimidators lose lead late
AUGUSTA, Ga. (July 16, 2014) - Brandon Brennan tossed six innings of 1-hit ball in his return to Class A Kannapolis, but the Augusta GreenJackets came from behind late to beat the Intimidators, 3-2, on Wednesday at Lake Olmstead Stadium. Kannapolis (43-51, 14-13 Second Half) has now lost seven straight games, matching the team's longest losing streak of the season.
Why fewer people go bowling
WASHINGTON - Like other industries facing tough economic times, America's bowling centers are trying to reinvent themselves.
James bears the weight of Cleveland's championship dreams
Can LeBron James change Cleveland sports history? Overcoming this city's tortured curse could prove impossible - even for the world's best basketball player.
Wildlife Commission Presents Angler with Lifetime Fishing License
RALEIGH — The N.C. Wildlife Resources Commission, along with Neuse Sport Shop and the N.C. Council of Trout Unlimited, presented Riley Halstead, of Pilot Mountain, with a lifetime freshwater fishing license at the agency’s business meeting in Raleigh.
Why North Korean cheerleaders may soon descend on the South
WASHINGTON - When you think of North Korea, "cheerleaders" may not be the first thing that springs to mind. The Hermit Kingdom is perhaps better known for less savory things like gulag-like labor camps and leadership purges.
VIDEO: Sleeping fan suing Yankees, ESPN for $10M
A fan caught on camera sleeping during a recent game at Yankee Stadium has filed suit against the Yankees and ESPN, claiming he suffered emotional distress when two announcers mocked him on the air.
U.S. loss on World Cup pitch was a win back home
Exuberant fans - even those who couldn't tell you what offsides means - cheered on the U.S. men's national team during the World Cup in Brazil. Are those fans excited enough to keep watching soccer now that the United States has been eliminated?
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