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Hatcher sees new level of hate in Cowboys-Redskins

  IRVING, Texas (AP) — Jason Hatcher didn’t know the hate in the Cowboys-Redskins rivalry until he switched to Washington’s side. “They really hate Dallas,” says Hatcher, who spent his first eight seasons with the Cowboys before moving east as a free agent in the offseason. Allow him to explain. “Everywhere you go, grocery store [...]

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Hokies fumble away chances in loss to Miami

  BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer tried to focus on the positive, talking about the second-half comeback that could have been had the Hokies not been so consistent about fumbling the ball away. Defensive end Dadi Nicolas was all about the urgency. “We’ve got to stick together,” he said after the [...]

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NCAA Awards Additional Funding to NSU Athletics for Academic Support

  NORFOLK, Va. – For the second time in two years, the NCAA has approved significant funding for the Norfolk State University Department of Athletics and its academic improvement efforts. NSU was originally awarded a $330,000 grant by the NCAA Accelerating Academic Success Program selection committee in the fall of 2012, to be paid out over [...]

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NSU to Host Morgan State, Coppin State This Weekend

  This Weekend Friday NSU vs. Morgan State 7 p.m. Live Stats Live Video Sunday NSU vs. Coppin State 3 p.m. Live Stats Live Video NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State volleyball team will be at home for the entire weekend for the first time this year, as the Spartans host Morgan State on Friday night [...]

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Spartan Bowling to Host Hampton Roads Invite This Weekend to Kick-Off Season

  Hampton Roads Invitational Saturday 10:25 a.m. AMF Lanes Chesapeake Sunday 8:55 a.m. AMF Lanes Chesapeake You might think the Norfolk State bowling team will take a step back in 2014-15 after losing the program’s best bowler ever, four-time first-team All-MEAC honoree Thea Aspiras. But the returning players can be forgiven if they do not share [...]

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NSU to Host Morgan State, Coppin State This Weekend

  NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State volleyball team will be at home for the entire weekend for the first time this year, as the Spartans host Morgan State on Friday night and Coppin State on Sunday afternoon at Joseph Echols Hall. The contest against Morgan State will begin at 7 p.m. It is also designated [...]

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Spartan Bowling to Host Hampton Roads Invite This Weekend to Kick-Off Season

  Hampton Roads Invitational Saturday 10:25 a.m. AMF Lanes Chesapeake Sunday 8:55 a.m. AMF Lanes Chesapeake You might think the Norfolk State bowling team will take a step back in 2014-15 after losing the program’s best bowler ever, four-time first-team All-MEAC honoree Thea Aspiras. But the returning players can be forgiven if they do not share [...]

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Beaten Giants fan shows significant progress

CAPITOLA, Calif. (AP) — Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a 2011 beating by two Los Angeles Dodgers fans, is cracking jokes, fist-bumping and hoping to one day discard his walker and run on his own. His remarkable progress was displayed Tuesday, Oct. 21, during an interview [...]

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Pistorius sentencing: What it means

  PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — How much prison time will Oscar Pistorius ultimately serve for killing his girlfriend? And will the double-amputee Olympian ever run competitively again on the carbon-fiber blades that made him one of the world’s most recognizable athletes? Here’s what Pistorius’ five-year jail sentence for culpable homicide in Reeva Steenkamp’s shooting [...]

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Gordeeva, Macchiavello Compete at ITA Regional

BLACKSBURG, Va. – Sophomore Liza Gordeeva and junior Andrea Macchiavello competed over the weekend at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Atlantic Regional at Virginia Tech’s Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center. Gordeeva took part in the singles main draw, where she suffered a 6-1, 6-0 loss to Leeza Nemchinov of William & Mary on Saturday. A day earlier on Friday, Gordeeva and Macchiavello [...]

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Braga, Domnik Earn Victories at ITA Regional

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Senior Pascal Domnik won his second round singles match, and he and senior Igor Braga also picked up a victory in doubles during the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Atlantic Regional at Virginia’s Snyder Tennis Center this weekend. Seeded in the 17-32 range, Domnik received a bye during the round of 128 in the singles main draw, and [...]

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