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Spartans Face Final Non-Conference Test at Carolina Classic

  NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State volleyball team will take part in one last non-conference tournament this weekend when the Spartans head to South Carolina to compete in the Carolina Classic at the Volleyball Competition Facility. NSU will take on host South Carolina on Friday at 10 a.m., followed by a match against the [...]

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Comedy, tragedy mingle for Shakespeare at Fenway

  BOSTON (AP) — Five centuries after William Shakespeare wrote “Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown,” the Boston Red Sox have been deposed as World Series champions, bouncing from last place to first and again to the cellar in a shift from tragedy to comedy that even the revered playwright would appreciate. And [...]

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NSU-Buffalo Game to be Broadcast on ESPN3

NORFOLK, Va. - Saturday’s Norfolk State-Buffalo football game will be broadcast on ESPN3 and the Watch ESPN app. This makes four of NSU’s 12 football games this year that will be carried by ESPN3, ESPN’s online streaming service. The others include the Liberty game two weeks ago and upcoming MEAC games with Hampton (Oct. 18) and [...]

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NSU Takes Part in Numerous Community Service Events

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State athletics department compiled more than 340 community service hours at more than a handful of events during the first month of school. Spartan student-athletes lent a helping hand at the Ronald McDonald House, the Sickle Cell Walk and even adopted a street for the year that they will clean once [...]

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Virginia Tech’s Football Goals

Virginia Tech’s Football Goals

 Virginia Tech’s roller-coaster start has brought games that matter back into focus. The Hokies (2-1) open Atlantic Coast Conference play Saturday against Georgia Tech (3-0). Like the Hokies, the Yellow Jackets are a perennial contender in the conference’s Coastal Division. The Hokies are coming off a 28-21 loss to East Carolina, which followed their equally [...]

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Senator ties NFL tax status to Redskins name

  WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. senator threatened the NFL with legislation over Washington’s nickname, a letter was dispatched to the other 31 team owners, and the issue was linked to the league’s others recent troubles Tuesday as the anti-”Redskins” movement took its cause to Capitol Hill. In a news conference that featured Native American, [...]

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Desalegn Paces NSU Women at Tribe Invitational

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Junior Adugna Desalegn paced the Spartan women’s cross country team for the third straight week, finishing 22nd on Friday evening at the William & Mary Invitational. Desalegn finished the 5,000-meter course in 20 minutes, 21.9 seconds for NSU, which finished sixth as a team. Rachel Webb was NSU’s next-highest finisher, clocking a [...]

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Come Fly with the Spartans to Florida A&M!

  NORFOLK, Va. - The department of athletics is offering fans the chance to fly with the Spartan football team to its upcoming game at Florida A&M. NSU has a limited number of seats available on its charter flight to Tallahassee, Fla., on Friday, Oct. 31. Seats cost $250 per person (round-trip) and are available on [...]

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Duquesne, Pittsburgh Take Down NSU on 2nd Day of Panther Classic

  PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Duquesne and host Pittsburgh each handed the Norfolk State volleyball team a 3-0 loss on Saturday during the second day of the Panther Classic at Pitt’s Fitzgerald Field House.   Pittsburgh won by 25-20, 25-11 and 25-18 scores in an early afternoon match. After a couple-hour break, Duquesne kept NSU winless on [...]

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NSU Falls to 0-3 After 29-14 Loss at No. 16 William & Mary

  WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – No. 16 William & Mary scored touchdowns on offense, defense and special teams en route to a 29-14 win over Norfolk State on Saturday night at Zable Stadium. The Spartans (0-3) jumped out to an early 7-0 lead but the Tribe (2-1) scored the next 29 points to improve to 5-0 all-time [...]

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US beats Lithuania to reach basketball world final

  BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Madrid awaits. Spain doesn’t. The gold-medal matchup seemingly everyone wanted in the Basketball World Cup — maybe even some U.S. players — won’t be happening. The Spanish were upset in the quarterfinals, ending the predicted No. 1 vs. No. 2 game Sunday on Spain’s home court. “I think that’s one [...]

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