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Marvin Williams was signed in part as a reaction to the Hornets losing Josh McRoberts to the Miami Heat. The Hornets needed to replace McRoberts’ shooting range and hopefully his decision-making with the ball.

Carolina Panthers head coach Ron Rivera jumped into the Twitter world over the weekend as @RiverboatRonHC.

Many predict Clemson will have one of the best defenses in the country in 2014.

Educators expect that a proposed eligibility policy change will help smooth the transition from middle school to high school and provide more support for student athletes who previously struggled with academics.

The Charlotte 49ers’ six home football games this season again will be shown on Charlotte’s WCCB television.

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