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NCCU women knock off Coppin State
Sunday, January 20, 2019
DURHAM — Freshman Dasmine Kasey, left, drilled the go-ahead 3-pointer with 51.5 seconds left to propel North Carolina Central women’s basketball to a 62-57 MEAC victory over Coppin State Saturday afternoon. NCCU outscored CSU 23-11 in the fourth quarter after trailing by as many as 14 points in the third quarter. NC Central improved to 4-13 on
 
A&Tís Johnson turns pro
Friday, January 18, 2019
North Carolina A&T junior Darryl Johnson Jr. will forego his senior season to turn pro. Johnson made the announcement on his Instagram page: “Going 22-2 the last two years and winning Back to Back National Championships and being a part of three National Championships are great memories. I would like to thank all my professors, coaches, and
 
Eagles lone bright spot for Triangle HBCUs
Thursday, January 17, 2019
Virginia Union senior guard Rejoice Spivey last week became the Panthers all-time assist leader after dishing out 10 against Shaw in a 75-55 victory. Spivey’s 438 surpasses the previous mark of 435 set by Pria Stellmacher from 2001-05. "We are so proud of Rejoice, who is a two-year captain that works so hard for our team," coach AnnMarie Gilbert
 
NC group promotes diversity among nature lovers
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
ASHEVILLE – Western North Carolina's rich public lands are open to all, and a new group has decided to go the extra mile to encourage more people of color to enjoy them. Elsea Brown, director of Blue Ridge Forever campaign, says the Pathways to Parks group, based in Asheville, was formed with a focus on inclusion. "There's sort of an image, there's
 
Eagles snatch win from Delaware State
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
DOVER, Del. – North Carolina Central and Delaware State played to a grandstand finish across the street from Dover International Speedway. The Eagles traded a deep three for a determined, driving layup from Jordan Perkins with 1.6 seconds remaining to capture a hard-fought 71-70 win Monday night. NCCU (8-9, 3-0 MEAC) opened the game on an 8-0 run
 
SAU men upset regionally-ranked Lincoln
Sunday, January 13, 2019
RALEIGH – Hot shooting by Saint Augustine’s keyed a late surge in a 72-62 victory over regionally-ranked Lincoln (Pa.) on Saturday. The Lions entered the week ranked regionally for the first time in school history, but the Falcons, who shot a season-high 59.1 percent, outscored their opponent 45-32 in the second half. A 20-10 run in the final
 
Where have all the NFLís black coaches gone?
Friday, January 11, 2019
Where have all the black coaches gone? To the unemployment line, at least in the NFL. Five of the eight coaches fired over — and since — the last season were black, and so far none of them has been rehired as head coaches in the league. That leaves two African-American coaches still standing among 32 NFL teams. And in a league where more than
 
CIAA basketball tournament to Charlotte: See y'all
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Sometimes, it’s just good to get away for awhile. The CIAA basketball tournament, which has been played at Spectrum Center since 2006, is moving to Baltimore, Maryland, starting in 2021. Baltimore beat out Charlotte and Norfolk, Virginia, which was bidding to return the CIAA to its tournament portfolio in addition to the Mid-Eastern Athletic
 
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NCCU women knock off Coppin State

DURHAM — Freshman Dasmine Kasey, left, drilled the go-ahead 3-pointer with 51.5 seconds

UNCís Carol Folt no longer silent on Sam

At long last, we’ve learned who UNC Chancellor Carol Folt is, just in time to say

Positive outlook for Triangle real estate markets

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