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Recap of the First Week in NFL Season

Recap of the First Week in NFL Season

The first week of NFL has come and gone, and boy was it a week to remember! The season kicked off last Thursday night with the defending Baltimore Ravens playing against the Denver Broncos. It just so happened that this season started out the same way football entered the second half of Super Bowl 46, but instead of a 30-minute black out there was a 30-minute weather delay. When the game finally started and finished, fans saw Peyton Manning explode for 7 touchdown passes (tying the NFL record for most touchdowns thrown in a single game) and a revenge victory […]

by · September 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · PROFESSIONAL, SPORTS
Top Super Bowl Contenders for 2013-2014

Top Super Bowl Contenders for 2013-2014

Preseason has been interesting to watch, but has been nothing but a tease. Football fans will fully bask in glory in just two weeks when regular season kicks off.  During the off-season many teams made big moves to be Super Bowl contenders, including quarterback drama in the New York Jets facilities, new running backs in Green Bay and New England picking up great tight ends to make up for the losses they’ve taken this summer. Check out these five teams that have stood out the most so far. 1. San Francisco 49ers The 49ers have the most solid team in the NFL. […]

by · August 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · PROFESSIONAL, SECTIONS, SPORTS
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Commentary: Jason Collins Comes Out–Will You?

Being open sexually regardless of orientation has been a huge topic for quite some time now, at least for as long as I can remember. And being accepted is another issue that people have always and will always deal with. Now, being open and being accepted are definitely the hardest things for anyone to achieve, and most times you have to pick one over the other to truly be happy. In high school, I had a friend that was gay; he came out to me but refused to do so openly. Because of that he was ridiculed, and even bullied. […]

by · May 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · PERSPECTIVES, PROFESSIONAL, SPORTS
Senior Profile: Morgan Bears Forward Dewayne Jackson Leaves With Big Achievements

Senior Profile: Morgan Bears Forward Dewayne Jackson Leaves With Big Achievements

Morgan State senior forward Dewayne Jackson has made a name for himself in the past four years. Jackson is being mentioned with former Morgan players like Reggie Jackson, Kevin Thompson, and may just be the second player from Morgan to play in the NBA (Marvin Webster is the only player from Morgan who played in the NBA as well as the ABA–American Basketball Association). Jackson says he wasn’t really thinking about going to college after high school. “My AAU coach pushed me into coming to school,” he recalls. Although he had offers from different schools, “Morgan was offering a four-year […]

by · April 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, SPORTS, SPOTLIGHT
Photos by Shanelle Starling

Morgan Hosts Red Bull 3 on 3 Tournament

              On April 19, The Alpha Iota chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi and Red Bull held a 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament in the Hill Field House. Sixteen teams of three players battled for the chance to compete again in the Barclay’s Center. The teams played to half court in single elimination rounds. Numerous Morgan students came out as both players and spectators. Red Bull representatives passed out free Red Bull’s to cheering students. During intermission, the National Pan Hellenic Council held a block show to preview their annual Battlegrounds Step Show on Friday, April 25. […]

by · April 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · CAMPUS, CAMPUS NEWS, SECTIONS, SPORTS