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Durham AAU team wins title
Thursday, August 14, 2014
DURHAM – The Durham Bullz All-Starz brought home the gold after winning the National Basketball Travel Association Championship. The two teams of sixth and eighth graders were among 300 teams to participate in the annual NTBA tournament last month in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. After four days of pool play, the All-Starz won the single-elimination
 
Questions abound in CIAA season
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Connell Maynor is gone. Did he take Winston-Salem State’s dominance with him? Was Virginia State’s run a fluke, or has second-year coach Latrell Scott turned the program around? And can the Trojans live down “the fight”? Those are just some of the questions posed for the upcoming CIAA football season. Maynor’s departure only
 
CIAA North out to break title streak
Thursday, August 14, 2014
The “luncheon fight” saga is over, and the CIAA football championship game is back in Durham. The Northern Division has lost the past 11 title games – not counting last season’s cancellation, of course. Can they break the streak? • Virginia State. The Trojans are arguably the second-best team heading into the new season. Under
 
Charlotte bids to host future NBA All-Star game
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
CHARLOTTE — Hornets owner Michael Jordan, a 14-time NBA All-Star, is pushing to bring the big game back to Charlotte. The Hornets, in conjunction with the Charlotte Sports Foundation, announced plans Tuesday to submit a bid to host the NBA All-Star Weekend in 2017 or 2018. A contingent of Hornets employees and city officials planned to fly to New
 
10-year-old gets NCCU scholarship
Sunday, August 10, 2014
When Howell Brown III, a 10-year-old boy who is recovering from a rare brain tumor, left his Durham home with his mom Sue Brown on Sunday afternoon, he thought he was going to N.C. Central’s Alfonzo Elder Student Union to play games and hang out with members of the NCCU football team. But before the fun and games, Howell was greeted by reporters and
 
Judge rules against NCAA in O'Bannon case
Friday, August 8, 2014
College football and basketball players could be in line for paydays worth thousands of dollars once they leave school after a landmark ruling Friday that may change the way the NCAA does business. A federal judge ruled that the NCAA can't stop players from selling the rights to their names, images and likenesses, striking down NCAA regulations that
 
Cleveland Brown’s Hardesty joins Chowan staff
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Cleveland Browns running back Montario Hardesty will join the Chowan football staff as an intern this season. Hardesty was drafted by the Browns in 2010 and was expected to compete for a starting position but an injury has sidelined him for the year. The New Bern native is a member of the NFL Players Association internship program. “As it was in
 
NBA Players Union elects female as new ED
Thursday, August 7, 2014
LAS VEGAS – The National Basketball Players Association has elected Michele Roberts as executive director, making her the first woman to lead a North American pro sports union. Roberts, a mentee of renowned Harvard Law School professor Charles Ogletree, received 32 of 36 votes. The Washington, D.C., trial lawyer defeated tech industry CEO Dean
 
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