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Female athletes deserve better pay

Baron Pierre de Coubertin, the founder of the Olympic Games, once said, “No matter how toughened a sportswoman may be, her organism is not cut out to sustain certain shocks.”  This thinking still exists in the  controversial debate around gender and equal pay in sports. While pay for women has […]

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Flipping into victory

The Florida A&M University cheer team has overcome tough challenges, emotionally and physically, to ultimately leave it all on the floor, winning a third-place title at the National Cheer Association Daytona Beach Classic. The FAMU cheer team competed in the Intermediate All-Girls Division I section, scoring a 93.3519 performance score […]

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Trading fangs for horns

Ever since he was young, coach KJ Black has lived and breathed football. Whether it be on or off the field, Black has built quite the resume for himself. Coach Black led Prairie View A&M University to a SWAC championship as their starting quarterback back in 2009 and won MVP […]

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Coach Simmons says the best is yet to come

Florida A&M University’s football team suited up Saturday for its annual Orange and Green spring football game in front of enthusiastic   spectators and the Marching 100. There was a great turnout and a glimpse of what can come for next season. The Rattlers finished last season with one of the […]

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Cooling down to amp up

With football season quickly approaching, so is the sweltering summer heat. Florida A&M University is keeping up with the latest technology by putting athlete health and safety at the top of its list this year. The athletics program has invested in a Boudreaux Recovery Center to help keep players […]