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NCCU pitcher is school’s first MLB draft pick
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Former North Carolina Central pitcher Andrew Vernon had a record-breaking senior year and career, and now he’s added another historic entry as he became the first Major League Baseball draft pick from NCCU when he was selected by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 28th round on Saturday. “I’m ecstatic, this is definitely a dream come true.
 
A funeral fit for a king
Saturday, June 11, 2016
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Muhammad Ali made his final journey through his hometown Friday — past the little pink house where he grew up and the museum that bears his name — as an estimated 100,000 mourners along the route pumped their fists and chanted, “Ali! Ali!” for the former heavyweight champion of the world known simply as The
 
FSU’s Johnson rising star in IFL
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Former Fayetteville State defensive back Michael Johnson is making a name in the Indoor Football League. Johnson plays linebacker and defensive back for the Iowa Barnstormers, and has 24.5 tackles (4.5 for loss), a sack and an interception in just five games. “I am grateful for the opportunity to continue playing the game I love,” the Raleigh
 
CIAA women are moving on up
Thursday, June 9, 2016
I know of at least one male colleague who hasn’t stopped crying since Anita Howard (left) announced her departure from Livingstone. And it has nothing to do with basketball. The colleague, with the initials “E.M.,” (Ha! Ha!) lamented that now “two of the finest women in the CIAA have departed.” The other woman is former
 
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