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Against All Odds: the King Brothers
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
It’s been almost 50 years since Charles and Tony King became the first and only black siblings to play on the same professional football team with the Buffalo Bills in 1967 of the defunct American Football League. Charles, a defensive back, was a high draft pick in 1966 and Tony, a flanker and multi-position player, joined him on the team in 1967.
 
Eagles VB snap losing streak
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Fayetteville State alumnus James Bryant returns to his alma mater as assistant athletics director for marketing and development. Bryant will report directly to Athletics Director Edward McLean. Hmmm, might want to rethink that decision. N.C. Central The streak is over! NCCU won its first volleyball game of the season Oct. 10 with a 3-0 sweep of
 
Eagles battle to retain co-lead in MEAC
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Hampton defensive coordinator Kenny Phillips has taken an indefinite leave of absence for personal reasons. Phillips was Fayetteville State’s head coach for 13 seasons. Tremayne Henry, former St. Augustine’s defensive coordinator and recruiting coordinator, is filling in on an interim basis. N.C. Central (2-0, 3-3) vs. Morgan State (2-1, 3-3)
 
Hillside students-athletes make school history
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
DURHAM – Hillside student-athletes Darryl (Keith) Beasley Jr. and Kiara M. Thorpe were recently crowed Mr. and Miss Hillside at the third annual Mister and Miss Hillside and New Tech Scholarship Pageant. Beasley and Thorpe both maintain a 5.0 or better GPA in Hillside’s rigorous International Baccalaureate Program. As the current valedictorian
 
Court won’t reinstate discrimination suit against Savannah State
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
A federal appeals court has refused to reinstate a discrimination case against Savannah State University by four white football recruits who were offered athletic scholarships by a white head coach but didn’t receive them from the coach’s black replacement. In 2010, Robert Wells, who is white, verbally offered scholarships to the recruits, only
 
NCCU upsets SC State
Sunday, October 12, 2014
ORANGEBURG, S.C. - North Carolina Central’s no-huddle offense got off to a slow start against South Carolina State on Saturday. So the Eagles turned to senior running back Andre Clarke (left) and the ground game to lead them to a 48-35 victory. The win puts NCCU at 2-0 in conference play and tied with Bethune-Cookman for first place. Clarke tied a
 
Shaw gets dissed
Thursday, October 9, 2014
I sure hope the coaches that picked Fayetteville State women over Shaw were safely at home because they obviously were drunk. Did we miss something? Aren’t the Bears the four-time defending CIAA champs? Aren’t they the winners of nine of the past 12 tournament titles? Are they not the 2012 NCAA Division II national champs? Hello, anybody
 
FBS playoff spells trouble for FCS teams
Thursday, October 2, 2014
New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day will never be the same if you’re a college football fan. Beginning January, the NCAA College Football Playoff takes center stage under a 12-year TV contract with a network not named ESPN. Executive Director Bill Hancock was in town Wednesday at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel to discuss the upcoming playoff
 
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