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Aussie Murdaca leads Asia-Pacific amateur

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Antonio Murdaca of Australia shot a 4-under 68 to lead the Asia-Pacific Amateur Golf Championship after two rounds by a shot from compatriot and overnight leader Todd Sinnott on Friday. Murdaca had five birdies and a bogey at Royal Melbourne to take his two-round total to 7-under 137, edging Sinnott, who [...]

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Probe: UNC academic fraud was ‘shadow curriculum’

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about1,500 athletes who got easy A’s and B’s over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday. At least nine university employees were fired [...]

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NSU to Honor ’68 and ’95 Men’s, ’02 Women’s Basketball Teams

  NORFOLK, Va. – The NSU Athletics Department is seeking to contact members of the 1967-68 and 1994-95 men’s basketball teams and players from the 2001-02 women’s basketball team for a special event being planned for later in the year. Please fill out the Alumni Athlete Registration Form at www.nsuspartans.com in its entirety with your contact information and [...]

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Spartans Return from Bye Week, Travel to FAMU

  NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State (3-5, 3-1 MEAC) looks to stay in the thick of the MEAC championship race this Saturday when the Spartans face Florida A&M (2-6, 2-2). The Spartans are one of six MEAC teams with one loss in conference play. NSU is seeking just its second-ever win over the Rattlers, who will [...]

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Rivera Santiago Named MEAC Bowler of the Week

  NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State sophomore Nicole Rivera Santiago was named the MEAC Bowler of the Week, the conference office announced on Tuesday afternoon. She averaged 183.8 in five games last Saturday during the first day of the Hampton Roads Invitational hosted by NSU. She earned all-tournament team honors by virtue of finishing in the top 5 [...]

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Prosecutors say will appeal Pistorius verdict

  JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Prosecutors said Monday they will file appeal papers in the next few days against the verdict and sentencing in the case of Oscar Pistorius, who was given a five-year prison term after being convicted of culpable homicide for killing his girlfriend. The National Prosecuting Authority’s decision to appeal could see the [...]

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Dale Earnhardt Jr came to Martinsville to win

  MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) —. roamed around Martinsville Speedway as a child, soaking in the sights and the sounds and the smells while his dad collected six of the treasured grandfather clocks awarded to the winner. Earnhardt desperately wanted to win at the historic short track, to bring one of those big ‘ol clocks home [...]

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Spartans Pick Up 1st Win of Year, 3-1 over Morgan State

  NORFOLK, Va. – Bolstered by an enthusiastic crowd and an all-around team performance, the Norfolk State volleyball team earned its first win of the year with a 3-1 victory over Morgan State on Friday night at Joseph Echols Hall. It certainly did not start off well for NSU, though, as Morgan State cruised in the [...]

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Coppin State Overcomes Slow Start for 3-1 Win over NSU

  NORFOLK, Va. – It appeared the Norfolk State volleyball team was on track to earn its second win in a row after a solid first set against Coppin State on Sunday afternoon. The Eagles, though, had other plans as they stormed back to defeat NSU 3-1 in a MEAC matchup at Joseph Echols Hall. The [...]

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NSU Finishes Perfect at Hampton Roads Invitational

  CHESAPEAKE, Va. – The Norfolk State bowling team kicked off its 2014-15 season by finishing a perfect 10-0 at the Hampton Roads Invitational over the weekend at the AMF Lanes in Chesapeake. NSU went 5-0 both Saturday and Sunday, with no other team finishing better than 6-4. A total of six teams competed at the [...]

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Inside Spartan Sports Returns Nov. 1

  NORFOLK, Va. - The Norfolk State football team has a bye this week, and so does Inside Spartan Sports. NSU’s one-hour news and information radio show on Star 1310 AM will not air this week (Oct. 25), but will return in its normal 11 a.m. to noon time slot next Saturday, Nov. 1.  Originally published [...]

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