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MSU’s Young earns top MEAC honor
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Morgan State slugger Damali Young was named Tuesday the MEAC 2019 Woman of the Year, as voted on by the senior woman administrators. The Westhampton, New Jersey, native ranked among the top five in eight conference categories. Young, who also was named HBCU Division I Player of the Year, holds 10 program records, including career hits and runs scored.
 
NBA earns overall 'A' grade in diversity hiring
Thursday, June 20, 2019
RALEIGH — A diversity report shows the NBA still leads men’s professional sports leagues in racial and gender hiring practices. The annual report card from The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at Central Florida on Tuesday indicated almost identical scores from last year. The grade for racial hiring was an A-plus with an
 
Shaw star awaits NBA Draft
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
CHARLOTTE – Amir Hinton could be the next chapter in CIAA players selected in the NBA Draft. Hinton, who played at Shaw, did enough during his single season in Raleigh after transferring from Lock Haven to generate national attention. While he worked out with multiple NBA franchises ahead of Thursday night’s draft — so many that he
 
The enduring power of sexism in sports media
Monday, June 17, 2019
The story of the 2019 U.S. women’s national soccer team is not yet written, but its opening chapter – a 13-0 drubbing of Thailand – has inspired American fans hoping for a championship repeat. The soccer team has long been the envy of the world. And yet, thanks to a scheduling “oversight,” should the squad make the
 
A labor of love for football refs
Friday, June 14, 2019
ATHENS, Ga. — It has never been more difficult to be an official in college football. Those who do it face relentless, often uninformed criticism and attacks on their credibility. Complaints from fans armed with DVR, fueled by sports-talk instigators and amplified by social media, have become so intense the Southeastern Conference is exploring ways
 
Titans retiring numbers of Eddie George, late Steve McNair
Friday, June 14, 2019
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Nobody with the Titans will ever wear Eddie George's No. 27 nor the No. 9 of the late Steve McNair again, players who helped the franchise through its difficult relocation from Houston to Tennessee to its lone Super Bowl berth. Controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk announced Wednesday that the franchise will retire both numbers Sept.
 
AP Exclusive: OJ Simpson says ‘Life is fine’ after prison
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
LOS ANGELES — Twenty-five years after the grisly killings that transformed him from Hall of Fame football hero to murder suspect, 71-year-old O.J. Simpson says he is happy and healthy living in Las Vegas, plays golf nearly every day and stays in touch with his children. “Life is fine,” Simpson recently told The Associated Press in a
 
NCCU baseball still seeking elusive title
Friday, June 7, 2019
Has Savannah State left yet? North Carolina Central baseball most surely can’t wait to see the back of the Tigers as they leave the MEAC this year. The Eagles (21-28 overall, 10-14 MEAC) tied with Savannah State and Bethune-Cookman for third in the tough Southern Division. The Tigers won the tiebreaker by virtue of a better head-to-head record and
 
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MSU’s Young earns top MEAC honor

Morgan State slugger Damali Young was named Tuesday the MEAC 2019 Woman of the Year, as voted on

NBA earns overall 'A' grade in diversity hiring

RALEIGH — A diversity report shows the NBA still leads men’s professional sports

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