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Incognito agrees to extend his paid suspension

Incognito agrees to extend his paid suspension

BY OMAR KELLY SUN SENTINEL/MCT MIAMI — The Miami Dolphins and Richie Incognito have come to an agreement that will keep the team’s former starting offensive guard on the team’s suspended list for the rest of the season. According to a league source, the Dolphins will continue to pay Incognito, who is at the center […]

Wildcats football team named 2013 HBCU champs

Wildcats football team named 2013 HBCU champs

Bethune-Cookman University has been named the Boxtorow 2013 HBCU Football National Champions, giving the Wildcats their first HBCU national title since 2010. It is the team’s second Boxtorow national title in the history of the media poll. After compiling a 10-3 overall record, and a 7-1 mark in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) play, B-CU received […]

Further look at exploitation of Black athletes

Further look at exploitation of Black athletes

Sports agent outlines plan to achieve success BY EVERETT L. GLENN SPECIAL TO NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – A description of Rice University’s stand-alone major in sports management describes the enormity of the sports business:  “Experts conservatively estimate the sport industry at $500 billion a year making it one of the top 10 industries in […]

UK bans Tyson because of ’92 rape conviction

UK bans Tyson because of ’92 rape conviction

EURWEB.COM Former boxing champion Mike Tyson has been forced to cancel a number of press events in London after U.K. immigration officials banned him from entering the country due to his 1992 rape conviction. The new Broadway star was due to promote his autobiography “Undisputed Truth’’ in the city this week, but a change in […]

Unsportsmanlike conduct: The exploitation of Black athletes

Unsportsmanlike conduct: The exploitation of Black athletes

How pros go from rags to riches and back to rags BY EVERETT L. GLENN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – There have been so many former professional athletes in the news recently who have gone from rags-to-riches-back-to-rags again that they could form their own reality show. Future Hall of Famer Terrell Owens, for example, accumulated […]

Wildcats fall to Coastal Carolina in playoffs

Wildcats fall to Coastal Carolina in playoffs

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES CONWAY, S.C. – Alex Ross tossed four touchdown passes on Saturday, leading No. 11 Coastal Carolina past No. 12 Bethune-Cookman, 48-24 at Brooks Stadium in a first-round FCS playoff game. The homestanding Chanticleers advance to play eight-seed Montana next weekend in Missoula, Montana. Bethune-Cookman (10-3) was unable to stop Ross as […]

BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY WILDCATS/FCS PLAYOFFS

BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY WILDCATS/FCS PLAYOFFS

Eyes on the next prize Rattlers whipped, now it’s time for playoffs FROM STAFF REPORTS With a 29-10 victory over rival Florida A&M University last Saturday in the Florida Blue Florida Classic in Orlando, the Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats are on to their next conquest. The Wildcats take on Coastal Carolina University on Nov. 30 in […]

From the Classic to the Carolinas

From the Classic to the Carolinas

B-CU’s football team to face Coastal Carolina Saturday in FCS  Playoffs SPECIAL TO THE TIMES No. 12 Bethune-Cookman University will meet No. 9 Coastal Carolina in the opening round of the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Playoffs on Saturday. The contest will take place inside Brooks Stadium on the campus of Coastal Carolina at 1 […]

Defanging Rattlers would give B-CU an automatic berth to FCS playoffs

Defanging Rattlers would give B-CU an automatic berth to FCS playoffs

FROM STAFF REPORTS If Bethune-Cookman University’s football team defeats the Florida A&M University (FAMU) Rattlers on Saturday at Orlando’s Citrus Bowl, it will mark the third year in a row that the Wildcats have defeated their instate rival. Last year, the Wildcats whipped the Rattlers 21-16 in Orlando. In 2011, the score was B-CU 26, […]

Players who paved way for today’s Black quarterbacks

Players who paved way for today’s Black quarterbacks

Nine Black or biracial quarterbacks started Week 1 of the 2013 NFL season — the highest number in an opening weekend BY KIMBERLEY A. MARTIN NEWSDAY (MCT) After all these years, Anthony Lynn still remembers. The words had been a slap in the face — and the beginning of the end to his boyhood dream. […]