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Dave Robbins honored with lifetime achievement award
Saturday, July 19, 2014
RICHMOND, Va. – On a night which saw six former NBA players in attendance, Virginia Union University bestowed former men's basketball coach Dave Robbins with the Lifetime Achievement Coaching Award. Proceeds from the event will establish a scholarship in the name of Robbins, who coached for 30 years at Virginia Union and who won three national
 
Connecticut’s AD sees need for student-athlete stipends
Friday, July 18, 2014
STORRS, Conn. – The University of Connecticut’s athletic director says he opposes the idea of unions for college athletes, yet sees the need to provide students on athletic scholarships with additional money. Warde Manuel, in a wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press, said he supports recent changes that will allow the school to
 
Sports talk show moves up food chain
Thursday, July 17, 2014
The national sports talk show FROM THE PRESS BOX TO PRESS ROW, hosted by veteran broadcaster Donal Ware, has found an additional home in the Triangle. The Buzz, which can be heard on 620 AM throughout the Triangle, 99.3 FM in Raleigh and on 99.9 HD2 began carrying the show May 3 in the 6 to 7 a.m. timeslot. Beginning Aug. 2, BOXTOROW, as it is known, will
 
Former NCCU AD writes book
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Fayetteville State has a new band director. Rodney D. Chism is a former Jackson State assistant band director and chief arranger. Chism will direct the Marching Bronco Express, FSU Pep Band and FSU Concert Band. WOMEN St. Augustine’s Welcome back, Kotter. Uh, we mean, Anthony. Jeffries was on furlough due to recent budget cuts. Personally, CC
 
Moton overcomes demons to write autobiography
Thursday, July 17, 2014
LeVelle Moton led North Carolina Central to a record-setting season in men’s basketball, including the university’s first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship and NCAA Tournament appearance. But Moton’s biggest – and toughest – accomplishment just may be the release of his autobiography. “The Worst Times Are The
 
Rose returns to Hampton
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Donovan Rose has been a player, an assistant coach and a head football coach for his alma mater over the past 25 years. You can now add athletic director to that list. After being released by the university last season, Rose is returning as assistant athletic director of athletic fundraising. “After coaching, it was good to have a chance to step
 
SPORTS SHORTS
Thursday, July 17, 2014
RALEIGH • A senior men’s 3 on 3 basketball league for 50 and over will begin later this month at Barwell Community Center, 5857 Barwell Park Drive. Registration ends July 21. Games will be played Tuesday evenings. • Lake Lynn Community Center will offer a touch football league for ages 5 to 8. Registration is July 21 to Aug. 2 at any
 
First Tee adds STEM to summer camps
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
DURHAM – Kevin Covington knew of First Tee’s reputation in Atlanta. So when his 8-year-old nephew, Jalen Carter, wanted to try golf, it was a no-brainer. “I immediately went online to see if there was a First Tee in this area,” said Covington who coaches at the School of Science and Math. “I knew what a good program it
 
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