Century mark! UConn women win 100th straight game
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Century mark! UConn women win 100th straight game

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Add 100 consecutive wins to the UConn Huskies’ long list of milestones. Given UConn’s glitzier numbers linked to national championships, 11 titles and counting, it may seem ho-hum with no added significance. Geno Auriemma’s squad already owns the longest winning streak in Division I college basketball history. UConn beat its own … Continue reading

Israel fumbles goodwill visit of NFL players
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Israel fumbles goodwill visit of NFL players

JERUSALEM (AP) — It was supposed to be a feel-good visit by a group of professional football players to give a boost to image-conscious Israel. But in an embarrassing fumble by the Israeli government, only five of 11 NFL players in the delegation showed up after being blitzed by Palestinian activists opposed to the visit. … Continue reading

NSU baseball picked to win MEAC North, 7 on preseason All-MEAC teams
MEAC / Spartan Men / Sports

NSU baseball picked to win MEAC North, 7 on preseason All-MEAC teams

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State University baseball team was picked to win its third consecutive Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Northern Division title and seven Spartans were selected to the preseason All-MEAC team as the league released its preseason predictions on Friday. In voting by league head coaches and sports information directors, pitcher siblings Jonathan and … Continue reading

Alumni, faculty appreciation events highlight February home basketball games
MEAC / Sports

Alumni, faculty appreciation events highlight February home basketball games

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State athletics department announced Friday the promotions and themes for its two upcoming basketball games in the month of February. The Saturday, Feb. 11 home doubleheader against Maryland Eastern Shore has been tabbed Alumni/Throwback Night. The game is one of the signature events of the NSU Alumni Association’s Alumni Day. … Continue reading

Roberts, Strode lead Spartans past defending MEAC champion N.C. A&T, 69-53
MEAC / Spartan Women / Sports

Roberts, Strode lead Spartans past defending MEAC champion N.C. A&T, 69-53

NORFOLK, Va. – Kayla Roberts and Jordan Strode recorded 21 points each, propelling the Norfolk State women’s basketball team to a 69-53 victory over defending MEAC champion North Carolina A&T on Monday night at Echols Hall. Roberts finished two blocks short of a triple-double, with 21 points, 10 rebounds and eight blocks. Her eight blocks … Continue reading