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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
 
NCCU readies for title No. 4
Friday, August 25, 2017
DURHAM – North Carolina Central football previews have a familiar theme. The Eagles are the defending MEAC champions. Coach Jerry Mack is still batting 1.000 (3-for-3) in both conference championships and wins over rival North Carolina A&T. And recruiting season was another blockbuster with a plethora of local and national talent coming to
 
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
 
CIAA North looks stronger on paper, but...
Saturday, August 19, 2017
For all the talk the past two seasons about the CIAA North being the tougher of the two divisions, where are the trophies sitting? Not in the North but in the South, on Winston-Salem State’s shelf. Virginia State is the only Northern team to win a football championship (2014) in the last 15 years – not counting the cancelled game in 2013, of
 
CIAA North: Bowie hoping third time is charm
Thursday, August 17, 2017
The CIAA football season is just days away. The Northern Division is looking to end a two-year stranglehold by the South. And while, on paper, the division appears much stronger, Winston-Salem State still rules the nest. • Bowie State (runner-up): 2016 was supposed to be the Bulldogs’ year. After blowing a second-half lead to the Rams in the
 
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