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SWAC releases roster for media day
Friday, June 22, 2018
Nothing like winning to keep you employed. Grambling State and coach Broderick Fobbs have agreed to a four-year, $1.28 million contract extension. According to reports, Fobbs will earn a base salary of $198,000, plus incentives like $15,000 if the G-men reach the Academic Progress Rate benchmark, $15,000 for winning the black college national
Greensboro again to host MJBL championships
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
RICHMOND, Va. – The Metropolitan Junior Baseball League (MJBL), a 52-year-old nonprofit organization, will present its 28th Annual Inner City Classic July 17– 22 in Greensboro for a second straight year. The MJBL, a national youth organization that boasts the motto, “Preparing Our Youth for Success,” will offer its championship
Student-athletes making the grade
Friday, June 15, 2018
Former Clemson coach Audra Smith loses one job and gains another. Smith was released in March after an 11-19 season (1-15 ACC) and a 52-99 overall record. South Carolina State women’s basketball coach Doug Robertson also was let go in March after 10 seasons. Smith takes over Robertson’s position after being named SCSU’s new coach.
Hero Sports, Athlon recognize N.C. A&T football
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
GREENSBORO – HERO Sports released its 2018 preseason Football Championship Subdivision All-American teams and preseason Top 25. N.C. A&T was a part of both. Three members from A&T’s 12-0 MEAC championship, Celebration Bowl winning team earned recognition on one of the three All-American teams. Sophomore cornerback Frank McCain and
Plenty of summer fun for fans
Friday, June 8, 2018
With summer just around the corner, options for sports fans are getting bigger. The annual Triangle Golf Challenge is June 22 at North Carolina State’s Lonnie Poole Golf Course. This is the first time the event will be held at the course. The golf challenge is run by The Banks Foundation, formed in 2000 by The Banks Law Firm in Durham. Proceeds
Long Ball celebrates 10 seasons
Thursday, June 7, 2018
DURHAM – Long Ball Durham Triple Play Leagues opened its 10th season last week at the Durham Athletic Park. The inner-city baseball summer league showcases the talents of middle school and high school students in Durham and the surrounding areas from June through August in two divisions: 13 to 15 and 16 to 18 years old. Henderson Parks &
Hillside’s Beasley, NCSSM’s Morey earn top honors
Thursday, June 7, 2018
DURHAM – Durham Public Schools’ best and brightest student-athletes were honored Wednesday night by the Durham Sports Club at its annual Scholar-Athlete Awards Night. School athletics directors nominate a female and male scholar-athlete for one of four scholarships given by the sports club. The nominees then submit an application and a
Davis leaves Texas Southern
Wednesday, June 6, 2018
In the shocker of the spring so far, Mike Davis has resigned as Texas Southern men’s basketball coach. According to numerous reports, Davis will become the next coach at Detroit Mercy. “Coach Davis informed me later this afternoon that he was going to accept the head coaching position at Detroit Mercy,” TSU Athletics Director Charles
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Durham leaders discuss efforts to rebuild Black Wall Street

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