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Durham Fight Night at Armory
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
DURHAM – Top Catz Boxing kicked off its June 22 Durham Fight Night card with a press conference introducing Top Catz Boxing CEO Tony Meeks, and participants Nate Williams, “Dangerous” Donnie Marshall, Austin Bryant and Miree “The Pink Panther” Coleman. The Durham Armory is at 220 Foster Street. Doors open at 6 p.m. First fight
 
BOOK: Former NFL player tells inspirational story
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Chasing Space: An Astronaut’s Story of Grit, Grace, and Second Chances By Leland Melvin Amistad Publishing, $25.99 HC Retired pro football player Leland Melvin thought his road to the NFL was an incredible journey until he climbed aboard the shuttle Atlantis and traveled to outer space. Twice. Melvin, a former Detroit Lions wide receiver, engineer
 
Chavis Basketball League starts Tuesday
Monday, June 19, 2017
RALEIGH – Ten teams, including Infinity Engineering, will compete in the Chavis Basketball Summer League, which begins Tuesday at Emery Gymnasium on St. Augustine’s campus. Admission is free. The Infinity Engineering team will consist of SAU student-athletes, including CIAA Player of the Year Quincy January. The league will feature a
 
Attorneys say evidence tampering in James Jordan murder
Friday, June 16, 2017
RALEIGH – Attorneys for a man serving life in prison for the murder of Michael Jordan's father are asking for a new trial, saying someone tampered with the dead man's shirt after his autopsy. The autopsy found no hole in James Jordan's shirt that corresponded with the bullet wound in his upper right chest area, but an agent with the State Bureau of
 
2 HBCUs partner with players association
Thursday, June 15, 2017
Build it and they will come. Two HBCUs conferences are banking on just that to showcase their student-athletes. The SIAC, a Division II HBCUs conference, and the SWAC, a DI member, have partnered with the National Basketball Players Association to create a Top 50 Basketball Camp. Each conference will feature its best 25 players to receive skill
 
Redskins promote Doug Williams
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Former Grambling superstar quarterback Doug Williams has been promoted to senior vice president of player personnel for the Washington Redskins. Williams has worked as a personnel executive since 2014. Williams played for the Redskins form 1986-89 and led Washington to a Super Bowl XXII win over the Denver Broncos and was named most valuable player. At
 
Northwood sprinter delivers two state titles
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
PITTSBORO — Just staying in his lane. At 6-feet-3 inches tall, 180 pounds, Northwood High junior Cameron Council can reach out and touch a basketball rim. Dunking's not difficult. But he's not a highly skilled hooper. He'll tell you that. Turn him loose on a track, though, and he’s golden. Last month, during the N.C. High School Athletic
 
Harbaugh brings Big Ten Conference to Bowie State
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Nobody could ever confuse the friendly confines of Bowie State’s Bulldog Stadium with the college football cathedral that is Michigan Stadium, affectionately referred to as the Big House. However, for at least one Saturday afternoon, the Wolverines took control of the Prince George County ‘s HBCU campus for a football camp that was as important
 
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Raleigh high school gives second chances

RALEIGH – As a new mother, Jayda Hunter, 17, was finding it increasingly difficult to meet

Durham Fight Night at Armory

DURHAM – Top Catz Boxing kicked off its June 22 Durham Fight Night card with a press

Raleigh artist launches clothing line

RALEIGH – Raleigh artist Christopher Terrell will showcase a new venture that turns his