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Charlotte bids to host future NBA All-Star game
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
CHARLOTTE — Hornets owner Michael Jordan, a 14-time NBA All-Star, is pushing to bring the big game back to Charlotte. The Hornets, in conjunction with the Charlotte Sports Foundation, announced plans Tuesday to submit a bid to host the NBA All-Star Weekend in 2017 or 2018. A contingent of Hornets employees and city officials planned to fly to New
10-year-old gets NCCU scholarship
Sunday, August 10, 2014
When Howell Brown III, a 10-year-old boy who is recovering from a rare brain tumor, left his Durham home with his mom Sue Brown on Sunday afternoon, he thought he was going to N.C. Central’s Alfonzo Elder Student Union to play games and hang out with members of the NCCU football team. But before the fun and games, Howell was greeted by reporters and
Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case
Friday, August 8, 2014
College football and basketball players could be in line for paydays worth thousands of dollars once they leave school after a landmark ruling Friday that may change the way the NCAA does business. A federal judge ruled that the NCAA can't stop players from selling the rights to their names, images and likenesses, striking down NCAA regulations that
Cleveland Brown’s Hardesty joins Chowan staff
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Cleveland Browns running back Montario Hardesty will join the Chowan football staff as an intern this season. Hardesty was drafted by the Browns in 2010 and was expected to compete for a starting position but an injury has sidelined him for the year. The New Bern native is a member of the NFL Players Association internship program. “As it was in
NBA Players Union elects female as new ED
Thursday, August 7, 2014
LAS VEGAS – The National Basketball Players Association has elected Michele Roberts as executive director, making her the first woman to lead a North American pro sports union. Roberts, a mentee of renowned Harvard Law School professor Charles Ogletree, received 32 of 36 votes. The Washington, D.C., trial lawyer defeated tech industry CEO Dean
Christina Epps named MEAC Woman of the Year
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
BALTIMORE, Md. – Coppin State’s Christina Epps recently was named the 2014 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Woman of the Year. Epps will be honored during a special on-campus event to be announced at a later time. The award, selected annually by the MEAC senior woman administrators, celebrates the achievements of senior female student-athletes
CIAA well represented in MEAC
Thursday, July 31, 2014
NORFOLK, Va. – New Hampton coach Connell Maynor (right) was more subdued than at his previous media luncheons as Winston-Salem State’s coach in the CIAA. Nevertheless, Maynor did give one guarantee. “You picked me to finish seventh (in the MEAC), that’s not going to happen,” he said at last week’s MEAC Football
Eagles, Falcons predicted next to last
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Winston-Salem State wide receiver/kick returner Chase Powell is transferring to Hampton under former coach Connell Maynor. Powell, the 2013 CIAA Offensive Rookie of the Year, caught 64 passes for 770 yards and seven touchdowns. He also led the Rams in kickoff returns. “I am very happy for him that he’s a decision-maker in his life,” new
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Rams looking to continue dominance

Winston-Salem State is seeking its third CIAA championship in four years and a fourth NCAA