• Former HBCU Players To Use NFL Europa As Stepping Stone

    NEW HAVEN, Ct. — For former black college football standouts QB Bruce Eugene of Grambling State and RB John David Washington of Morehouse College, the road to the NFL has been...

  • Several Heavyweights Comeback For More

    NEW YORK — There is an old saying in boxing. Fighters that retire never really hang up their gloves. Very few fighters, especially if they’ve had successful careers, can escape the...

  • Now It’s Venus’ Turn Wins Big In Memphis

    NOW IT’S VENUS’ TURN WINS BIG IN MEMPHIS VENUS IN ACTION IN MEMPHIS Losing is a real career Booster when you come back to Win again now it’s true of both...

  • CIAA Tournament Notebook: Pairings Announced

    CHARLOTTE — The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, along with the CIAA Tournament Committee has released the 2007 CIAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournament Pairings. With the introduction of the 11-team bracket...

  • Stars Align Just Right For Clear View Of Venus

    MEMPHIS — Venus Williams had waited for this moment for nearly two years. Match point. At last. After the injury and the rehab and the tumble in the rankings. “Stay focused,”...

  • Lamar Lundy: 1935-2007

    RICHMOND, Ind. — The sports world remembers Lamar Lundy as a fearsome defensive lineman for the Los Angeles Rams. But those who knew him remember him more as a gentle giant,...

  • A Pioneer and An All-Time Great

    NEW HAVEN, Ct. — Just two years ago, longtime Cleveland Browns guard Gene Hickerson was named to the 2007 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The former University of...

  • Encore Box: Say It Isn’t So Lennox

    Originally published February, 25, 2007 SAY IT ISN’T SO LENNOX ” I’M COMING BACK ” ( THE “OLD” LENNOX ) Pity the Retired Athlete bored out of his mind Pity Lennox...

  • Johnson Grew Into A Man Few Anticipated

    SEATTLE — Trout, is what his Sonics teammates called him. For the freckles. MVP, is what the NBA Finals called him after the Sonics won it all in 1979. A cancer,...

  • Out Of The Closet And Onto The Court

    NEW YORK — There are those in the world of sports who view ESPN as some sort of diabolical genetic splicing of the Illuminati, George Bush and something scraped from Chris...

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