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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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Hampton Tops NSU, 3-0

NORFOLK, Va. – Vendula Strakova had 14 kills to lead Hampton to a 3-0 conference victory over the Norfolk State volleyball team in the Battle of the Bay on Sunday afternoon at Joseph Echols Hall. The Pirates hit .310 on the day and improved to 6-0 in the MEAC Northern Division and 11-9 overall. NSU remained [...]

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White Defeats Green to Cap Off Spartan Madness

  NORFOLK, Va. – Senior Malik Thomas and junior D’Shon Taylor each had 11 points to lead White to a 35-21 win over Green and cap a dizzying Friday night at Joseph Echols Hall during Norfolk State’s annual Spartan Madness.   The event gave the more than 1,100 fans on hand their first glimpse of both the NSU men’s and [...]

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Ervin, White Lift Spartans to 21-13 Battle of the Bay Win at Hampton

  HAMPTON, Va. – Terrance Ervin passed for a career-high 335 yards and three touchdowns to help Norfolk State snap a two-game losing streak to Hampton with a 21-13 victory in the annual Battle of the Bay on Saturday afternoon at Armstrong Stadium. Ervin threw two touchdown passes to Isaac White and one to Keith Johnson. White registered career highs of [...]

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Spartans Picked 2nd in MEAC Preseason Bowling Poll

NORFOLK, Va. – For the first time in four years, the Norfolk State bowling team was not picked to finish first in the MEAC Southern Division, as the 2014-15 preseason honors were announced by the conference office on Wednesday afternoon. The Spartans were selected to finish second behind North Carolina A&T. It marked the first time [...]

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NSU to Play at UMES, Return Home for Battle of the Bay This Weekend

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State volleyball team will hit the road once again to play at UMES on Friday, and then the Spartans will host Hampton in the Battle of the Bay on Sunday at Joseph Echols Hall. Start time for Sunday’s matinee with the Pirates is set for 3 p.m. NSU will face UMES [...]

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Wilson Named National Punt Returner of the Week

NORFOLK, Va. - Norfolk State freshman Darius Wilson was named one of five Division I FCS National Punt Returners of the Week by the College Football performance Awards (CFPA), the organization announced Tuesday. Wilson returned a second-quarter punt 80 yards for a touchdown last Saturday against Delaware State. Wilson’s punt return TD was NSU’s first since Keith Johnson‘s 83-yarder [...]

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Spartans, Hampton Do Battle for 52nd Time this Saturday

NORFOLK, Va. - Long-time rivals Norfolk State and Hampton renew their rivalry in the 52nd annual Battle of the Bay this Saturday at HU’s Armstrong Stadium. Kickoff is at 1 p.m. for the nationally-televised game. The contest can be seen live on ESPN3 and the Watch ESPN app, and at 10 p.m. tape-delayed on ESPNU. SCOUTING [...]

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