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IN MEMORIAM: Legendary Morgan State and New York Knicks Assistant Coach Nat Frazier Passes Away at 84

By Lauren Poteat, NNPA Washington Correspondent Morgan State University, a historically Black institution located in Baltimore, Maryland, recently celebrated the life of legendary award-winning basketball coach Nathaniel Frazier, who passed away Sept. 22 at Howard County General Hospital at the age of 84. A former NBA New York Knicks Assistant Coach and an NCAA Division…

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BOXTOROW Polls: Polls remain steady as Aggies remain No. 1 in HBCU football; Bowie State still undefeated

The top five teams remained the same and there was not a lot of significant movement overall in the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. In the coaches poll, all top five teams – North Carolina A&T, Bethune-Cookman, Alcorn State, Florida A&M, and South Carolina State – won respective games on Saturday. Southern and Prairie View…

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Legendary Olympic Athletes Tommie Smith and John Carlos Earn Induction into U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Their raised fists were as legendary as they were controversial. Tommie Smith and John Carlos, known for their Black Power salute during the 1968 Olympics medal ceremonies, have earned induction into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame. The induction is scheduled for Nov. 1. Smith’s and Carlos’…

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Stratford vs Goose Creek Included in 2019 Great American Rivalry Series

The Great American Rivalry Series®, now in its 16th year, shines the spotlight on top high school football rivalries across the nation. Since 2004, the Series has covered 859 elite high school football rivalry games across 44 states, highlighting exceptional athletes, hometown pride and decades of competition. In an exciting partnership with ScoreStream, the Great…

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The Great Otto B. German

By John Smalls Someone said that all good things would soon come to an end. Otto B. German can attest to those words. The summer of 2019 saw his retirement after 46 years of service at the College of Charleston. The Otto B. German story goes back a long way. Otto came out of a…

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