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Aggies add Memphis transfer
Thursday, June 25, 2015
North Carolina A&T women’s basketball coach Tarrell Robinson has completed his recruiting class with the addition of Memphis transfer Courtney Powell. Due to an NCAA one-time graduate transfer rule, Powell is eligible to play immediately. “My staff and I are excited about Courtney deciding to be a part of our university and women’s
Love stronger than hate
Thursday, June 25, 2015
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Less than 24 hours after his mother died at the hands of an assassin during a church prayer meeting, Charleston Southern sophomore Chris Singleton stood before television cameras and declared that "love is always stronger than hate." Flanked by coaches and teammates, Singleton, who plays baseball, thanked his teammates for their
4 to be honored at SWAC reception
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Four MEAC and SWAC legends will be honored at the 2015 MEAC/SWAC Challenge Legends Reception Sept. 5 at Walt Disney World. The reception is part of a weekend of activities at the MEAC/SWAC Challenge featuring South Carolina State and Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the title game Sept. 6 on ESPN. The honorees are SCSU standout and NFL Pro Bowler Donnie Shell,
HBCUs to seek delay on NCAA requirement
Saturday, June 20, 2015
It wasn’t unexpected that the NCAA recently identified a preponderance of HBCUs among the schools whose athletic teams will be ineligible this coming academic year for postseason competition. Under the Academic Progress Rate rules governing Division I college athletics, 14 of 21 teams facing postseason competition are based at seven historically
NCAA pressured to open doors for minority coaches
Friday, June 19, 2015
After black coaches Tony Dungy and Lovie Smith led their teams to the 2007 Super Bowl, college athletic directors of the NCAA’s top football division adopted a version of the NFL’s Rooney Rule in 2008, which requires teams to interview a minority candidate for head coach openings. Also in 2007, Portland State University hired Jerry Glanville as
One summer league returns
Friday, June 19, 2015
Area basketball fans have been going through withdrawal for the past two summers. Both the Greater N.C. Pro-Am and the Chavis summer basketball leagues have been MIA for various reasons. While the pro-am summer league in Durham, which was co-founded by friends Jerry Stackhouse, Chuck Jones and Donyell Bryant, looks to be dead in the water, the Chavis
Little diversity found in sports departments
Friday, June 19, 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. — The number of jobs held by minorities and women in sports departments at newspapers and websites remains low, with most jobs dominated by white males, according to a study released Wednesday. The report by the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports once again gave the more than 100 outlets
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