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April 22,2017 14:40
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The 30 games I don't want on the SNES Classic

Earlier this week, we selected the 30 games that should be included with the rumored SNES Classic. The question of our time, however, remained unanswered: which games should Nintendo avoid? This...
April 20,2017 13:40
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Thankfully, Telltale Games' Guardians of the Galaxy Doesn't Try to Be OMG EPIC

Despite the bitchin’ soundtrack, Telltale Games’ latest collaboration, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, can’t be called a thrilling, rock-fueled space opera. It’s more like easy listening. The first episode’s biggest event happens in the first few minutes, and everything else is characters sitting around and contemplating the aftermath. That’s kind of what works about it.
April 20,2017 13:40
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Prep notebook: OHSAA news, all-star games

Hatching a few items piling up in the notebook and inbox. …During a meeting with the Ohio Prep Sportswriters Association Wednesday, Ohio High School Athletic Association commissioner Dan Ross admitted that he’s unsure what effect , if any, the competitive balance plan will have when it goes into effect next fall."The question I get a lot is, ‘Were the numbers that came ou...
April 14,2017 14:40
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#DefendTheLand! Cavs watch party tickets for games 3 and 4 on sale

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Cavs road game watch party tickets for the first round of the playoffs go on sale at 10 a.m. today. Watch parties for games 3 and 4 will be held at Quicken Loans Arena. Game 3 will be 7 p.m. Thursday, April 20, and Game 4 is set for 1 p.m. Sunday, April 23.
April 13,2017 07:00
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Are Video Games Keeping You Unemployed?

Video games keep getting more complex and visually appealing, so it’s no wonder more people are drawn to them nowadays. But this new era of compelling digital entertainment could have a dark side for unemployed young men.
April 10,2017 01:20
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Junior Athletic Games teaches students good sportsmanship

LEESBURG – The 22nd annual Junior Athletic Games, hosted by the Leesburg Police Department, was held Saturday at the Leesburg High School football field.With the stadium crowd cheering, especially for the track events, the hundreds of elementary school students displayed their talents in the long jump, soccer kick, softball and football throw. The games also included various dashe...
April 09,2017 09:00
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Let the Senior Games begin!

The 2017 Gaston County Senior Games are underway.The annual Senior Games kicked off Saturday with the opening ceremonies and torch lighting at Sims Legion Park in Gastonia. The annual event gives adults ages 50 and up the chance to learn new skills and renew old talents in sports and other physical activities.About 100 adults had fun competing in four games of skill Saturday; spin casting, softbal...
April 08,2017 05:20
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Three Recent Games On Switch That Are Worth A Try

There aren’t a lot of exclusive games on Nintendo Switch right now. But games are trickling out. I played three recent ones that are worth your attention—and worth checking out on other platforms, too.
April 07,2017 07:40
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Giants end terrible pitching series with 3rd loss in 4 games

The Giants blew six leads in the series, and before you scream, “Bullpen!” note that the starters squandered half of them as they built a 6.35 ERA. [...] he lost leads of 2-0 and 3-2 by allowing three home runs, matching the total he surrendered over his final 10 starts of 2016. Jake Lamb gave the Diamondbacks a 5-3 lead in the sixth with the loudest smash, a three-run shot into the...
April 07,2017 07:40
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Suspended Marchand: Spearing was 'selfish'

Bruins forward Brad Marchand was suspended two games on Thursday for spearing Tampa Bay's Jake Dotchin. Marchand said his actions were 'selfish', adding "but you can't do anything about it now."
April 05,2017 06:20
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The Weird Words I Learned From Video Games

We learn a lot of words growing up. We learn a lot of words at school. We might even learn some at college. But as expansive as our vocabularies can become through traditional means of education, let’s not forget that video games can teach us new terms as well. And they’re often some weird ones.
April 04,2017 18:40
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Valve admits Steam has a 'fake games' problem

In a bid to curb the tide of low-quality video games hitting Steam in recent years, Valve will ask users of its digital distribution platform to sift through recent releases to find and highlight...