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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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Spartans Travel up I-64 to Face No. 16/19 William & Mary

  NORFOLK, Va. - NSU faces its third difficult non-conference FCS matchup this year and second against a ranked team when the Spartans travel up Interstate 64 West to face William & Mary this Saturday at Zable Stadium in Williamsburg. Kickoff is 7 p.m. SCOUTING THE SPARTANS The Spartans dropped to 0-2 on the year last [...]

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Fox host: We’re not taking domestic abuse lightly

  NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel host Brian Kilmeade insists the network’s morning show isn’t making light of domestic abuse after it was criticized for comments made about the video showing football player Ray Rice hitting his future wife. Kilmeade, on Monday’s show, had said the lesson to be learned from the incident [...]

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Flames Shut out NSU in Home Opener, 17-0

  NORFOLK, Va. – Visiting Liberty held Norfolk State to 215 yards of total offense and kept the Spartans out of the end zone in a 17-0 Flames win in the Spartans’ home opener on Saturday at Dick Price Stadium. Quarterback Josh Woodrum completed 14-of-25 passes for 208 yards and a touchdown and also ran for [...]

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Spartans Host Liberty in Home Opener on Saturday

    NORFOLK, Va. - Two teams looking for their first win of the season following difficult road set-backs last week meet today as Norfolk State welcomes Liberty University to Dick Price Stadium for the Spartans’ home opener. Kickoff is at 4 p.m. at Dick Price Stadium for Community Day. Fans can get their day started [...]

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Maine Holds off NSU 10-6 in Defensive Battle

  ORONO, Maine – Host Maine kept Norfolk State off the scoreboard on three fourth-quarter Spartan drives which began in Maine territory as the No. 25 Black Bears held off NSU 10-6 in a defensive struggle on Saturday night at Alfond Stadium. The Spartans led 6-0 after the first quarter thanks to a pair of Cameron Marouf field [...]

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Spartans look for redemption

    As the Spartans prepare to open their season Saturday, Aug. 30, on the road against the University of Maine, redemption will be a thought on nearly every mind in the Spartan locker room. NSU lost last season’s opener on their home field to the Black Bears of Maine 23-6. That began a season [...]

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