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NCCU launches giving campaign
Thursday, August 13, 2020
North Carolina Central has launched a $1 million giving campaign to offset financial losses from the pandemic. #NCCUStrongerTogether officially began Aug. 6, with the first phase being a Virtual Homecoming Stadium Sellout. The goal is for alumni, fans and students (well, forget students, since they don’t have any money) to donate what they would have
Serena Williams is fit and ready to play
Monday, August 10, 2020
LEXINGTON, Ky. — Serena Williams flexed and then kissed a sinewy right bicep to show down time well spent in training even without bench pressing. “This is God given, thank you very much,” the 23-time Grand Slam champion said as she thanked her mother, Oracene. Williams now looks to flex her muscles on a tennis court for the first time in
Dad of deceased son wants parents to speak up
Friday, August 7, 2020
Cold water tub. Those three words could have saved Marty McNair son’s life in 2018. Jordan McNair was an offensive lineman at the University of Maryland. During practice on an extraordinarily hot and humid day, Jordan suffered a seizure on the field. Numerous media reported that he had a body temperature of 106 degrees. At the hospital. his health
MEAC Coach of the Century
Thursday, August 6, 2020
LeVelle Moton this week was named the MEAC Coach of the Century by Busting Brackets. It’s apropos that Moton would earn the honor as North Carolina Central celebrates its 10th year as a Division I member. CC doesn’t have the time or the space to name all of Moton’s accomplishments since taking over as head coach in 2009. We will tell you
Are video games the future of HBCU sports?
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
As the coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on traditional fall sports, historically Black colleges and universities are leaning into a growing athletic trend: esports. The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference announced last month that it was canceling all fall sports, including football. But it also shared that it’s partnering with Blaze Fire Games to
A&T fans will have to wait till spring for possible football
Friday, July 31, 2020
While other MEAC football teams were preparing – and hoping – for a possible spring season, North Carolina A&T hadn’t given up on a fall schedule. The athletics department and the Big South, its future conference home, were in discussions about the Aggies, along with Robert Morris, playing in the Big South as fill-ins for Hampton and
NASCAR banks on minority drivers to broaden sportís exposure
Friday, July 31, 2020
Rajah Caruth liked the animated autos of “Cars” as a kid, got hooked on the race scene after a trip to the track and sharpened his driving skills as a teen via online racing. Caruth might one day earn his shot at inspiring the next generation of drivers. The 18-year-old is a NASCAR prospect, a young Black driver and one of a half-dozen
NCCU AD named to executive committee
Friday, July 31, 2020
North Carolina Central Athletics Director Ingrid Wicker McCree has been selected to the newly formed Black AD Alliance executive committee. The Alliance was created to promote the growth and development of Division I Black athletics administrators. “This is an amazing group of passionate administrative leaders, but, most importantly, men and women
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