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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
 
Bojangles Coliseum emerges as potential CIAA tournament site
Thursday, July 10, 2014
CHARLOTTE – The CIAA’s new home could include a second site for its basketball tournament. The league, which will move its headquarters to Charlotte by 2016, is in discussions to locate its offices to a proposed amateur sports complex at Bojangles’ Coliseum on Independence Boulevard. The first two days of the CIAA men’s and
 
BOOK: The best of UNC athletes
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Gone Pro: North Carolina By Tim Jackson Clerisy Press, $17.95 PB With college football season just seven weeks away, University of North Carolina fans are already anticipating the Aug. 30 kickoff vs. Liberty University. To get focused on UNC football, Jackson offers his list of the 10 best seasons in Carolina history. The countdown starts June 24 with a
 
Community college athletics no longer warm-up acts for bigger stage
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
While traditional college sports fans gravitate to the courts and fields of four-year institutions, a robust world of sports-driven enthusiasm can be found on the campuses of junior colleges across the country. For decades, junior college sports teams have been characterized as housing student-athletes who lack blue chip status because of academic or
 
Concussions a greater problem for black youth
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
WASHINGTON – Despite the flurry of news about NFL lawsuits over concussions, the problem affects far more athletes at the high school and junior high school level, according to the federal government statistics. In 2009 alone, nearly 250,000 youth age 19 or younger were treated in emergency rooms for sports and recreation-related injuries that
 
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