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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
 
Christina Epps named MEAC Woman of the Year
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
BALTIMORE, Md. – Coppin State’s Christina Epps recently was named the 2014 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Woman of the Year. Epps will be honored during a special on-campus event to be announced at a later time. The award, selected annually by the MEAC senior woman administrators, celebrates the achievements of senior female student-athletes
 
CIAA well represented in MEAC
Thursday, July 31, 2014
NORFOLK, Va. – New Hampton coach Connell Maynor (right) was more subdued than at his previous media luncheons as Winston-Salem State’s coach in the CIAA. Nevertheless, Maynor did give one guarantee. “You picked me to finish seventh (in the MEAC), that’s not going to happen,” he said at last week’s MEAC Football
 
Eagles, Falcons predicted next to last
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Winston-Salem State wide receiver/kick returner Chase Powell is transferring to Hampton under former coach Connell Maynor. Powell, the 2013 CIAA Offensive Rookie of the Year, caught 64 passes for 770 yards and seven touchdowns. He also led the Rams in kickoff returns. “I am very happy for him that he’s a decision-maker in his life,” new
 
MEAC luncheon back to ‘old ‘self
Thursday, July 31, 2014
I’ve boycotted the MEAC Football Luncheon ever since Commissioner Dennis Thomas ordered former Morgan State football coach Don Hill-Ely to stop telling his highly anticipated raunchy jokes. They were worth the price of admission. But I’d forgotten how the conference goes all out for its football coaches: Each one is introduced individually by
 
Tony Dungy unfairly attacked
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
The homosexual mafia has struck again. This time, however, they have picked the wrong target. Beloved former Tampa Bay and Indianapolis Colts head coach Tony Dungy has been under a vicious assault for honestly answering a reporter’s question. In an interview with the Tampa Tribune, Dungy was asked if he would have drafted Michael Sam, the Missouri
 
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
 
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