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Newton could bring showtime back to Howard
Monday, September 11, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Caylin Newton is just 1-1 as a freshman starting quarterback, but he’s already legendary in the streets of Washington, D.C. The younger brother of NFL MVP Cam Newton engineered Howard to the biggest upset in college football history in a 43-40 win over UNLV, blasting a 45-point spread as road underdogs. Newton ran for nearly
 
Triangle HBCUs seek first win
Friday, September 8, 2017
Winston-Salem State has moved up to No. 19 in the latest AFCA Coaches Poll after defeating UNC Pembroke. The Rams host Bowie State in a rematch of the past two CIAA championship games. N.C. Central (0-1) vs. Shaw (0-1) Bears coach Adrian Jones calls Saturday’s matchup “Southern vs. Hillside to the hundredth power.” Jones returns to his
 
Big weekend for black college football
Thursday, September 7, 2017
The first thing a colleague asked after Howard’s upset of UNLV last Saturday was, “Are these ‘Flea’s’ players?” “Flea” is former Bison coach Gary Harrell, who was released last season. The answer is, yes, these are Harrell’s players – right down to freshman quarterback recruit Caylin Newton, the
 
SEC enters 50th season since its integration of football
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Nate Northington feels satisfaction every time he watches a Southeastern Conference football game and sees African-Americans playing significant roles on the field, on the sidelines and as administrators. He should: he played a major role in their success. Northington broke the SEC color barrier nearly 50 years ago. He knew
 
Howard gambles on London to revive the Bison
Monday, September 4, 2017
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Howard University is pushing all its chips to the center of the table and rolling the dice that a former FCS national champion and Atlantic Coast Conference coach of the year can change the fortunes of its football program. Mike London, who won the 2008 title while at the University of Richmond, assumed the reigns of the Bison
 
Full football season begins
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Labor Day Classic XXXIII between Prairie View A&M and Texas Southern has been postponed due to Hurricane Harvey. The game has been rescheduled for Thanksgiving weekend. All of PVAM’s athletic events for the week were postponed. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to everyone affected by Hurricane Harvey,” PVAM Athletics Director Ashley
 
Top NC talent heads Thursday night fights
Thursday, August 31, 2017
DURHAM – Raging Babe and Hall of Fame matchmaker Russell Peltz have assembled what could be the best card North Carolina has seen this year. The main event Oct. 19 at the Durham Armory is a local matchup, thick with bad blood. Marko "The Bull City Bully" Bailey (5-0, 3KO) faces off against Charlotte's Stevie "The Answer" Massey (4-1, 4KO) in a
 
CIAA South: Rams still king
Thursday, August 24, 2017
In the CIAA Southern Division, it’s Winston-Salem State and everyone else. Winston-Salem State (CIAA champs): Stop if you’ve heard this before: The Rams are on the decline. Every season since former coach Connell Maynor left for Hampton, all you’ve heard is how the Rams dominance is ending, how coach Kienus Boulware’s laid-back
 
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