Sports

HBCU Go Partners With Amplifi Studios To Develop Multi-Faceted Esports, Gaming & Peer To Peer Content Platform

In a commitment toward further solidifying themselves in the digital era as the definitive mobile app + social network connecting the seismic Historically Black College & University (HBCU) audience, HBCU GO announced it has forged a multi-year partnership with AMPlifi STUDIOS to satisfy the unmet demand and cultural void that exists within the fast-growing, vast…

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Report Reveals How the NCAA Shortchanges Black Men

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia With March Madness entering its final stages and the recent college admissions scandal continuing to unfurl, all eyes are on higher education. Coming into view behind the excitement of the scoreboards and drama of the bribery scandal is a troubling dynamic playing out in real time: Big-time college sports…

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Retired MLB Player, Baseball Analyst and Insider, Doug Glanville Returns to ESPN

After a two-year hiatus, Doug Glanville is returning to ESPN as a baseball analyst with recurring appearances on “Baseball Tonight,” “SportsCenter,” and other ESPN morning programming. Glanville will continue with his primary role as the baseball insider for the Chicago Cubs on NBC Sports Chicago where he provides color commentary for the Cubs games and analysis on…

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It’s Time to Sign Colin Kaepernick

By Marc H. Morial (TriceEdneyWire.com) – “Though this legal battle with Kaepernick has been resolved, he isn’t going away either. The league will forever have to live with the fact that it was complicit in destroying someone’s career simply because he wished to bring attention to the injustices suffered by his people. If owners and…

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Memminger Elementary Students Picking Up A New Sport

Terms like cradling and clamping aren’t common in this area when it comes to sports. However, those words are growing in popularity at Memminger Elementary School thanks to its new lacrosse team. Assistant Principal Stephen Thomas learned about lacrosse growing up in Maryland. While lacrosse has an established tradition in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions…

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Former SC State All-American and NFL Standout Joins MEAC Hall of Fame

Former South Carolina State football All-American and National Football League standout Dwayne Harper was one of five persons inducted into the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Athletic Hall of Fame Thursday during an enshrinement at the Sheraton Waterside. Harper, an Orangeburg native who enjoyed a standout career (1984-87) as a defensive back for the Bulldogs before…

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Breakdancing May Break into the Summer Olympic Games

Special from NorthStarNewsToday.com (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Breakdancing, an art form started by African-American teenagers that has spread all over the world, may break into the 2024 Summer Olympic Games in Paris as a new sport. The list of additional sports for inclusion will be revealed this week by the local organizing committee. Breakdancing is an acrobatic…

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