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In the latest twist of the College World Series drama, the mothers of N.C. State baseball stars Reid Johnston and Tyler McDonough said Sunday their sons tested negative six times and were not allowed to continue playing in the CWS. The Wolfpack's Cinderella run at the national championship was cut short over the weekend when the NCAA sent the Pack packing amid a cloud of questionable COVID protocols that imposed a testing regime on N.C. State that other teams did not have.

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RALEIGH — U.S. Rep. Mark Walker, R-6th District, has the NCAA’s attention when it comes to fair pay for student athletes. But he wants action from the collegiate sports giant — and from Congress.

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RALEIGH — House Bill 389 could soon become law.

The Senate/Higher Education Committee on Wednesday, June 5, approved the bill, introduced in the Senate as S.B. 296. It passed the House, 88-24, April 16.

The bill heads to the Senate Commerce Committee.

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The Final Four begins Saturday, but before we got to that point, a lot of really talented players destined to go pro had already been knocked out of the tournament. We're left now with Virginia, Michigan State, Texas Tech and Auburn — and unless you're a fan of those particular teams, you may be asking yourself, "Who's the best player left in March Madness?"

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