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BOXTOROW Polls: N.C. A&T remains No. 1, but losses cause shakeups in polls

(boxtorow.com) Losses amongst the top five teams caused movement in both the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. North Carolina A&T won the MEAC championship on Saturday and remained No. 1, receiving all but two first place votes after defeating last year’s MEAC champion North Carolina Central. The Aggies remain undefeated and NCCU remains at No.…

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BOXTOROW Polls: B-CU Hail Mary alters seasons, polls; A&T remains on top

(boxtorow.com) Bethune-Cookman’s Hail Mary victory over North Carolina Central in Durham, altered slightly both the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. The victory by the Wildcats also sent shockwaves through the MEAC, making it now a race between North Carolina A&T and Howard for the MEAC crown. A&T’s win over Savannah State kept the Aggies undefeated…

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Texans Owner Bob McNair “Inmates” Comment Sparks Outrage

By Jeffrey Boney, Houston Forward Times Associate Editor and NNPA Member Black players in the National Football League have been described as ungrateful, thugs, sons of b***hes and inmates by talking heads on sports radio, the commander-in-chief and most recently at least one NFL owner. Some current and former NFL players, including the exiled Colin Kaepernick, have decided to…

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In New PSA, Former Player Exposes NFL’s Efforts to Sideline Science

In 2015, Chris Borland retired from the San Francisco 49ers after his rookie season, walking away from a promising career in football because he believed the National Football League wasn’t being honest about the risks of catastrophic brain damage to players. Now, Borland is working with the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) to raise awareness of how…

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BOXTOROW Polls: Hampton, Virginia State joins top five; Grambling closes gap; Aggies remain No. 1

(boxtorow.com) Previous top five North Carolina Central fell to Norfolk State and Grambling overwhelmed Alcorn, which created shakeup in both the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. In the coaches poll, the Tigers did more than solidify their No. 2 ranking, receiving four first-place votes, closing the gap on top-ranked North Carolina A&T. The Aggies came…

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