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NSU Basketball to Host Spartan Madness on Oct. 17

  NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State basketball programs will host Spartan Madness on Friday, Oct. 17 at Joseph Echols Hall, giving fans a sneak peek at the 2014-15 NSU basketball teams.   Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. with action getting underway at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 and will go on sale on Friday [...]

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NSU Men’s Basketball to Hold Tip-Off Dinner Oct. 24

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State men’s basketball team will hold its second annual tip-off dinner on Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. at Grand Affairs in Virginia Beach. NBA Hall of Famer Calvin Murphy will be the guest speaker, and former NSU great “Pee Wee” Kirkland will be the emcee. Cost of the dinner is [...]

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Dwyane Wade says Stern helped with fashion sense

  NEW YORK (AP) — David Stern might be responsible for the fashionable basketball players in the NBA — well, at least for Dwyane Wade. The Miami Heat star says while he always was a fan of fine dressing, it wasn’t until the former commissioner of the league instituted a dress code that he started [...]

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‘NBA 2K15′ drafts 3-D face mapping for latest game

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — “NBA 2K15″ is angling for a slam dunk with an innovative new way to put players in the game. The developers of the interactive basketball franchise are adding the option for gamers to digitally graft lifelike 3-D renditions of their faces onto virtual players in the series’ latest installment, set for [...]

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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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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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