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Hampton’s Williamson shines in season-opening loss
Sunday, August 31, 2014
NORFOLK, Va. – Hampton junior quarterback Jaylian Williamson had a career day Saturday, but Old Dominion won the season opener for both teams, 41-28. Williamson threw for a career-high 407 yards and three touchdowns, and completing 32 of 45 passes. He is the first Pirate to throw for 400 yards in a game since Herbert Bynes at Florida A&M (401) in
 
A new start for Eagles volleyball
Thursday, August 28, 2014
N.C. Central The Nicki Holmes era begins this weekend. Hired as N.C. Central’s new volleyball coach in April, Holmes replaced Georgette Crawford-Crooks whose contract was not renewed. He takes over a NCCU team that hasn’t had a winning season since 2007. The Eagles are predicted to finish next to last in the MEAC South, but Holmes is
 
NCCU’s SID sets milestone
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Lauren Falohun has joined Chowan’s women’s basketball staff as an assistant. Falohun has her own personal training and sports performance training company designed for athletes. She played basketball for four years at the University of South Carolina. “She brings a wealth of playing experience from her time at South Carolina under Hall of
 
Eagles begins season under ‘Mack Attack’
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Fayetteville State coach Lawrence Kershaw has added Tyrone Jones as wide receivers coach. Jones brings over 16 years of coaching experience, including his last stint at nearby Methodist University. “I’m familiar with the state and the region, which will be an asset when recruiting,” he said. “Overall, I’m happy to be here; and
 
More schools mixing beer, football at stadiums
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Walk through the tailgate area at a college football stadium, and beer drinking is as common a sight as fans adorned in jerseys of their favorite players. A growing number of schools are bringing the party inside, opening taps in concourses that traditionally have been alcohol-free zones. North Texas, SMU and Troy University will begin beer sales to the
 
Even in loss, Chicago celebrates Little Leaguers
Monday, August 25, 2014
CHICAGO — Chicago cheered on the hottest sports team in town on Sunday and, for the day at least, it wasn't a team called the Bears, White Sox, Cubs, Bulls or Blackhawks. The buzz in the nation's third-largest city was for a group of 11- and 12-year-old boys from Chicago's South Side who took on South Korea in the Little League World Series
 
Durham Bulls claim another division crown
Monday, August 25, 2014
DURHAM – The Durham Bulls clinched the International League South Division title with a 4-2 win over the Gwinnett Braves at the DBAP Monday night, marking their second straight division title. The IL South crown is the seventh in eight seasons for Durham since manager Charlie Montoyo took the helm in 2007. In the 17 seasons that Durham has been in
 
37-year-old fights way into women’s boxing
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Tori “Sho Nuff’ Nelson is taking over the women’s boxing world, drawing on nearly a decade of experience and the strength and lessons of her family. The 37-year-old welterweight boxer from Chase City, Virginia, has been throwing jabs, hooks and uppercuts since the age of 29 and has not looked back. Nelson has three brothers whom she
 
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