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NSU Uses 2nd Half Surge to Defeat DSU on Senior Night, 81-71

  NORFOLK, Va. – Down by 14 in the first half on national television, the Norfolk State men’s basketball team had no plans of letting one slip away on Senior Night. A big second half, including a 17-2 run coming out of the locker room, pushed the Spartans past Delaware State, 81-71, on Monday night at [...]

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Agent: DT Ricky Jean-Francois agrees to deal with Redskins

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Defensive tackle Ricky Jean-Francois agreed to a $9 million, three-year contract with the Washington Redskins that includes $4 million in guaranteed money, according to his agent. The agent, Drew Rosenhaus, confirmed the details of the deal to The Associated Press on Thursday night. Redskins spokesman Tony Wyllie said he could not [...]

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NCCU’s Boyer selected for NFL/NCAA Coaches Academy

INDIANAPOLIS – Kenny Boyer, a member of the North Carolina Central University football staff, is one of 30 NCAA football coaches selected to attend the fifth annual NFL and NCAA Coaches Academy on Feb. 20-22 in Louisville, Kentucky. Boyer, the defensive quality control assistant with the Eagles, is entering his second season at NCCU. He played [...]

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Morgan State’s Hot 2nd Half Leads to 73-70 Win over NSU

BALTIMORE, Md. – Morgan State’s Cliff Cornish sank a pair of free throws with 32.2 seconds left, capping a wild second half and lifting the Bears to a 73-70 win over the Norfolk State men’s basketball team on Saturday afternoon at Hill Field House. For the second game in a row, the Spartans lost a halftime [...]

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Norfolk State beats Coppin State 99-81

BALTIMORE (AP) — RaShid Gaston posted a double-double, scoring a career-best 30 points and grabbing 10 rebounds, as Norfolk State beat Coppin State 99-81 on Saturday. Gaston finished with 11-of-15 shooting from the field and 8-of-9 from the line for the Spartans (17-11, 10-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). D’Shon Taylor added 23 points and eight rebounds, Malik Thomas had 21 points [...]

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NSU downs CNU, 7-2, for 1st win of season

    NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Norfolk State women’s tennis team picked up its first win of the season with a 7-2 victory over Christopher Newport on Sunday afternoon at the Centre Court Racquet Club.   The match, the first in nearly a month for the Spartans, also marked the first appearance for freshman Dajana Cvjetkovic. [...]

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Spartan Women celebrate Senior Night, host Delaware State on Monday

  NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State women’s basketball team caps the home portion of its 2014-15 schedule on Monday when it hosts Delaware State. Tip-off is scheduled for 4 p.m. at Echols Hall. The Spartans will honor their four seniors – Ebony Brown, Aivah Parham, Jazamine Gray and Rae Corbo – following the game.  The Spartans are 10-14 overall and 9-4 [...]

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Spartans face Delaware State, celebrate senior night Monday on ESPNU

  NORFOLK, Va. - After breaking a two-game losing streak with a big victory at Coppin State, the Norfolk State men’s basketball team will return to Norfolk for its last home game of the season against Delaware State at Joseph Echols Hall. NSU will honor six players for Senior Night and then take on the Hornets [...]

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Egypt’s resorts safe, German beauty contestants say

SOMA BAY, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian authorities say they are fighting a war on terror at home and abroad, but that hasn’t stopped the Miss Germany beauty pageant from organizing a flashy preliminary contest near the Red Sea resort of Hurghada. Egypt’s Red Sea resorts have taken a big hit financially since the country’s 2011 [...]

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Outman, Vales Shut Down NCCU 4-1 Win

  DURHAM, N.C. – Junior left hander Matt Outman and senior right hander Josh Vales combined to fan 16 hitters and held host North Carolina Central to a single run as Norfolk State opened the 2015 season with a 4-1 victory on Friday at the Durham Athletic Park. Outman struck out a career-high 10 hitters in six innings to earn [...]

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Spartans to open baseball season with championship goals

  With the 2015 baseball season just days away, the Spartan baseball team has its sights set on returning to the MEAC championship game and avenging the loss that would have capped off a magical run. After a season that started off with the Spartans losing 12 of their first 15 games, the team managed [...]

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