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St. Aug’s rallies for first win
Sunday, October 13, 2019
RALEIGH – Senior quarterback Jalen Jones came off the bench St. Augustine’s to a second-half comeback over Livingstone College. Jones threw two touchdown passes and ran for another to help the Falcons overcome a 10-0 halftime deficit in their first win of the season. It was also the first win for interim head coaches Okesa Smith and Reginald
 
Bethune extends streak over NCCU
Friday, October 11, 2019
Bowie State continues to move up in the rankings. The Bulldogs (5-0) are No. 18 in the latest AFCA Coaches Top 25 Poll. Virginia Union also continues to receive votes. N.C. Central (2-5 overall, 1-2 MEAC) vs. Bethune-Cookman (5-1, 3-0) Bethune won its third straight game over North Carolina Central to remain undefeated in the MEAC. The Eagles fell
 
CIAA football keeping with the script
Thursday, October 10, 2019
We’re halfway through the CIAA football season, and nothing much has changed. The Northern Division is on track to win its third straight championship. Bowie State and Virginia Union are as good as advertised, but Virginia State also has jumped into the mix. The trio are undefeated in the conference (2-0) as division play begins this weekend. Since
 
Fair pay to play hailed as game-changer
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
The Fair Pay To Play Act that California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law last month is being hailed as a game-changer for collegiate athletics. The Act creates the legal right for college athletes in California to be paid for use of their identities and goes into effect in 2023. That means student-athletes can sign endorsement deals with shoe
 
Aggies roll past NSU
Monday, October 7, 2019
NORFOLK, Va. – North Carolina A&T scored quickly and often Saturday afternoon at Dick Price Stadium. The result was a 58-19 blowout of Norfolk State. The Aggies were aided by four one-play scoring drives to defeat the Spartans for the sixth straight season. N.C. A&T has 10 scoring drives this season of three plays or less. Six of those drives
 
Bad behavior, Miracle League and Long Ball
Friday, October 4, 2019
You know things are bad in youth sports when people start creating entire conferences around the subject. And who would have thought that parents would need more of a timeout than the kids. (Although, I can think of something a little stronger to give ‘em.) Anyway, Silbo, Inc., an automation platform for sports officials and amateur sports leagues,
 
Mo’ne Davis ‘just one of the girls’ at Hampton
Friday, October 4, 2019
Mo’ne Davis is perhaps the most unique college athlete ever. But, at the same time, the Hampton University freshman middle infielder is no different than any other college student, and that’s how she wants to be treated. Never mind that at age 14 she became the first African American girl to compete in the Little League World Series with an
 
Eagles, Bears try to keep win streak going
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Florida A&M linebacker Elijah Richardson, Morgan State LB Ian McBorrough and Norfolk State defensive lineman Ricky Thomas have been named semifinalists for the William V. Campbell Trophy. The award honors the top football scholar-athlete on the field, in the classroom and in the community. The list of 39 will be trimmed to between 12-14 on October 30,
 
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