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CIAA tourney ready for its close-up
Friday, January 22, 2021
The CIAA announced the events for its virtual tournament week next month. The theme is “CIAA Virtual Vibe: Tournament Edition.” Comedians B. Simoe, Darren Brand and Burpie will host the experience that includes an Old School/New School DJ Battle and the CIAA Esports Tournament. Then there’s the usual concerts and celebrity appearances.
 
Hank Aaron, baseballís one-time home run king, dies at 86
Friday, January 22, 2021
ATLANTA — Hank Aaron, who endured racist threats with stoic dignity during his pursuit of Babe Ruth’s home run record and gracefully left his mark as one of baseball’s greatest all-around players, died Friday. He was 86. The Atlanta Braves, Aaron’s longtime team, said he died peacefully in his sleep. No cause was given. Aaron made
 
NCAT track & field wants to finish what COVID took away
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
GREENSBORO – Duane Ross is ready. Ten months have disappeared from the calendar since North Carolina A&T State's track & field programs has occupied an infield at an outdoor meet. Ten months have faded since Ross leaned on the railing at an indoor meet as he watched one of his student-athletes whisk by. It's been 10 months since he gave a
 
FAMU coach inducted into college HOF
Friday, January 15, 2021
Florida A&M legendary coach Rudy Hubbard was named to the 2021 College Football Hall of Fame Class. Hubbard is the only HBCU product on the list of 13 inductees. Led by Hubbard, the Rattlers are the only HBCU team to win a Division I-AA (now FCS) championship in 1978. He amassed an 83-48-3 record from 1974-85, third-best in program history behind Jake
 
SWAC ready for football Ė and more respect
Friday, January 15, 2021
“Yes.” That was the one word answer SWAC Commissioner Charles McClelland gave in response to the many calls and emails he’s gotten from fans inquiring about a football season. They had reason to be worried. SWAC basketball games have suffered a plethora of postponements left and right. However, McClelland says that was to be expected.
 
NCAA honors legendary coach John McLendon
Thursday, January 14, 2021
Former North Carolina Central basketball coach John McLendon will be honored with the 2021 Theodore Roosevelt Award during the NCAA Convention this month. The award is the highest honor given by the Association. McLendon, who was way ahead of his time, was a basketball genius. Think four-corners offense, the fast break… He should have never left
 
CIAA inducts 6 into McLendon Hall of Fame
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
The CIAA Tournament is a bust, but the 2021 John B. McLendon Hall of Fame will still go on – albeit virtually. The presentation will air Feb. 26 on the CIAA Sports Network as part of the virtual CIAA Tournament experience Feb. 23-27. The six inductees span over four decades and include student-athletes and a coach. And the winners are… *
 
Will HBCU basketball make it till the end?
Friday, January 8, 2021
LeVelle Moton Jr. is going to be shaving before North Carolina Central men play another game. NCCU hasn’t played since last month, and its next scheduled contest isn’t until Jan. 23 – if then. If the Eagles win their fourth straight MEAC championship this season, Moton Sr. should be named national coach of the year ‘cause
 
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