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St. Aug’s men get first win
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
WOMEN Shaw (3-2) The Bears have won two of their past three games with wins over Elizabeth City State and Armstrong Atlantic. But Shaw was upended by Clayton State in the second game of the B.J. Ford Classic 87-71. Shaw travels to Francis Marion Saturday before a week-and-a-half break. N.C. Central (1-3) The Eagles dropped their third straight game
 
Triangle adds 2 minor league basketball teams
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
One of the major changes the Tobacco Road Basketball League made over the summer was to up the start date of the minor basketball league. “What we have learned over the course of our first three seasons is that you have to give teams the ability to host and schedule games when it makes sense for them,” league founder Mark Janas said.
 
Trojans move on to second round of playoffs
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Virginia State is the lone Division II HBCU team left in the NCAA playoffs. The Trojans advanced to the Super Region One second round by defeating Long Island University-Post 28-17 for their 10th straight win. The SIAC’s Tuskegee lost to West Georgia. VSU’s defense recorded three interceptions, and sophomore running back Kavon Bellamy rushed
 
JV Basketball: Millbrook pulls away from Northern
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
DURHAM – Millbrook used balanced scoring and tough defense to pull away from Northern Durham 57-31 in junior varsity action Nov. 20. The Wildcats are 2-0 after defeating East Wake in their season opener. Only one player on both teams scored in double figures, but it was Millbrook’s big man – 6-foot-5 forward Mike Hall – and
 
Cowboys owner Jerry Jones’ unsportsmanlike conduct
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
As an African-American entrepreneur who has made a living writing books under contracts, the ongoing contract disputes and negotiations between star wide receiver Dez Bryant and billionaire Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones presents a longstanding quagmire. After recently firing his black sports agent, Eugene Parker, to sign up with Roc Nation Sports,
 
HIV/AIDS activists push for more funding
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
WASHINGTON – In an ongoing effort to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic, physicians, health care workers and human rights activists want the government and the public to place more emphasis on the stigma associated with the deadly disease that continues to plague the black community. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, blacks
 
Economic security important for family’s development
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
RALEIGH – The Annie E. Casey Foundation released a report last week that highlights the need of lifting children out of poverty, suggesting a family-centered, two-generation approach. Fifty percent of all families with young children in North Carolina are low-income. This has the potential to undermine healthy child development and the economic
 
America's women veterans deserve better
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
More than a quarter-million American women served honorably in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. These brave women sacrificed much to keep us safe. Now that they are home, our country has a solemn obligation to help them transition back to civilian life. Yet there is mounting evidence that America is not fulfilling this obligation. Based on current available
 
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St. Aug’s men get first win

WOMEN Shaw (3-2) The Bears have won two of their past three games with wins over Elizabeth

Triangle adds 2 minor league basketball teams

One of the major changes the Tobacco Road Basketball League made over the summer was to up the

Trojans move on to second round of playoffs

Virginia State is the lone Division II HBCU team left in the NCAA playoffs. The Trojans