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Eagles fly past Spartans
Saturday, October 20, 2018
North Carolina Central amassed five takeaways (3 interceptions, 2 fumble recoveries) and six sacks, and connected on the second-longest pass play in school history during a 36-6 conference road victory over Norfolk State Saturday. Two plays after an NCCU red-zone interception by Jaquell Taylor midway through the third quarter, quarterback Chauncey Caldwell
 
CIAA tweaks football criteria
Friday, October 19, 2018
The CIAA finally answered the burning question of what to do about the shortened football season. Hurricane Florence caused major cancellations, including back-to-back games for some teams like Fayetteville State and Elizabeth City State. To put everybody back on an even keel, the conference office has decided that only the games played between Sept. 29
 
VUUís Taylor added to watch list
Thursday, October 18, 2018
The streak is over! Lincoln (Pa.) defeated Elizabeth City State for its first win since Sept. 10, 2016, and its first conference victory since Sept. 26, 2015. The Lions were coming off a 90-0 drubbing by Virginia Union the week prior. Former Livingstone standout quarterback Drew Powell’s pro career continues to elevate. After leading the Iowa
 
Pat James making a difference at Duke and on the diamond
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Name: Pat James Title: Staff Specialist, Community Service Center Years at Duke: 38 Nominator: Claire Smith, a program coordinator with Duke Recreation and Physical Education, nominated Pat James. In her nomination, she wrote that James “cares for the boys (in the Long Ball program) as if each one of them was hers, whether it’s making sure
 
Itís naive to think college athletes have time for school
Monday, October 15, 2018
From my first day as a sociology professor at a university with a Division I football and men’s basketball team, education and athletics struck me as being inherently at odds. Student-athletes filled my courses to take advantage of the fact that the classes met early in the morning. The football and men’s basketball players – most of whom
 
Great week of HBCU football on tap
Friday, October 12, 2018
A big weekend of football is on tap for HBCU fans. North Carolina A&T and Florida A&M will meet in Greensboro with first place on the line. The Aggies and Rattlers are the only undefeated conference teams left after Howard’s loss last weekend. The game will be steamed on ESPN3. Over in the CIAA, the game of the week is Virginia Union at
 
Williams growing at Bethune-Cookman
Friday, October 12, 2018
After backing up Larry Brihm for two seasons, redshirt junior Akevious Williams was the heir apparent to the starting quarterback role for Bethune-Cookman. The job was his to lose, and Williams did nothing to lose it as he battled West Virginia transfer David Israel and redshirt senior Jabari Denham for the No. 1 spot through spring drills and into the 2018
 
Study: Diversity still lacking at FBS institutions
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
University presidents, conference commissioners and athletics and campus leaders at 130 Division I Football Bowl Subdivision institutions are still mainly comprised by white men, according to a new report by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport at the University of Central Florida. Titled “The 2018 DI FBS Leadership College Racial and
 
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Eagles fly past Spartans

North Carolina Central amassed five takeaways (3 interceptions, 2 fumble recoveries) and six

CIAA tweaks football criteria

The CIAA finally answered the burning question of what to do about the shortened football