Sports

BOXTOROW Polls: Winning teams the winners in polls

(boxtorow.com) The North Carolina A&T Aggies remained No. 1 in both the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls for the third straight week and distanced themselves from No. 2 Tennessee State. The Aggies became the third team in as many weeks to knock off an FBS opponent, taking down Charlotte 35-31. In the coaches poll, the…

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BOXTOROW Polls: North Carolina A&T remains No. 1

(boxtorow.com) North Carolina A&T remained No. 1 in both the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls for the second straight week. In the coaches poll, the Aggies received 14 of 19 first-place votes and finished 12 points ahead of second place Tennessee State who received three first-place votes. No. 3 Grambling and No. 4 North Carolina…

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Police Arrest Black NFL Player Because He Was “Acting Suspicious”

By Frederick H. Lowe (TriceEdneyWire.com) – A Las Vegas police officer pointed a gun at Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett’s head and threatened to kill him if he moved after arresting him for no reason on Saturday, August 26.  Bennett posted his experience on twitter. Bennett was walking to his hotel after attending the…

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Inaugural FAMU Tampa Classic Set For September 16

The Florida A & M University (FAMU) Rattlers will host the Tennessee State Tigers for the inaugural and historic FAMU Tampa Classic.  This game represents the first HBCU classic game the city has hosted in over 20 years.  The FAMU Tampa Classic will welcome thousands of fans, from both universities, who are anticipating a great…

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Kaepernick’s Protest is Part of a Patriotic Tradition

By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. Colin Kaepernick, the former quarterback of the San Francisco 49ers, is being blackballed — itself a revealing phrase — from the National Football League with the collusion of the all-white owners. He is ostracized because a year ago he exercised his First Amendment right to free speech by taking…

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BOXTOROW Polls: North Carolina A&T No. 1 after opening week

(boxtorow.com) HBCU football teams performed well in the opening week of the college   football season and pulled off many upsets and wins, but perhaps none as convincing as North Carolina A&T’s 45-3 victory at Gardner-Webb on Saturday and that victory was reflective in both the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls as the Aggies are…

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CAU Heads Back To Soldier Field in Chicago’s 20th Annual Football Classic

Clark Atlanta University (CAU) returns to Chicago for the 20th Annual Chicago Football Classic. CAU Panthers are suiting up to play in a highly anticipated game against Grambling State University (GSU) on Saturday, September 30. “The Chicago Football Classic is happy to announce this exciting game against two amazing teams,” says Larry Huggins, Co-Founder of the Chicago Football…

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Gearing up for Fall Sports Seasons

Whatever your outdoor athletic passions are, the fall season is an ideal time of year to get out and enjoy them. However, the pleasant weather and fresh air may have you pushing new boundaries and venturing farther than ever. Whether you are hiking a trail or training for a fall marathon, this great gear can…

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Father Figures: Jason Taylor

In honor of Father’s Day, Black PR Wire has launched a month long campaign, entitled “Father Figures,” to recognize African American men who have made a profound impact on the lives of others. This special feature edition of Power Profiler takes a closer look into the professional and personal lives of incredible men who have taken on…

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Essence Festival and Master P Partner for First-Ever Charity Celebrity Basketball Game

Time Inc.’s Essence Festival® presented by Coca-Cola® will partner with Team Hope NOLA, a foundation started by Hip Hop Mogul Master P benefiting New Orleans youth through basketball and community driven events, by hosting a one-of-a-kind celebrity basketball game as part of the previously announced “Day of Service” activation. Players will include celebrities Ray J, Trey Songz, Terrence J, Romeo…

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