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Third loss is upsetting

On Monday, the Lady Rattlers of Florida A&M University took on Coppin State Eagles. The Rattlers came into the game with winning on the brain. Unfortunately they lost their second straight game and suffered their third loss in their last four games with Monday’s loss, while Coppin State continued their […]

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Players make plans to change sports culture

On Feb. 20, Florida A&M University’s baseball team opens their 2009 campaign against hitting machine Jackson State University, and confidence is high. After falling two games under .500 with a record of 20-22, the Rattlers have high hopes for this year’s team, and look forward to a good start with […]

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A win for the Rattlers will set new tone

The struggling men’s Rattler basketball team travels to Baltimore Md., on Saturday to take the court against the conference leading team, the Bears of Morgan State University. After Monday’s 27-point loss to Norfolk State, the Rattlers have extended their losing streak to six games and fallen to ninth place in […]

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Retirement: The Sequel

For a second year in a row, superstar quarterback Brett Favre is retiring. During a teleconference Wednesday, Favre announced that he was hanging up his cleats for good. For many football fans, Favre’s retirement talk sounded all too familiar. During a press conference last March, Favre revealed that he would […]

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Chemistry determines outcome

As spring training approaches for Major League Baseball teams, the focus of the off-season once again centers on the city of New York. The New York Yankees signed five free agents this off-season at a total cost of $447.5 million spread out over the next eight years, as reported by […]

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Hiding from press hurts all of FAMU

Do athletes owe their fans an explanation for anything that takes place during a contest, win or lose? Should college players and coaches be bombarded with questions from the media? I believe the answer is yes. Following a loss Monday night, the normally cooperative Florida A&M University men’s basketball team […]

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New faces bring new attitudes

After roster departures, team chemistry is the focal point as the Florida A&M University’s baseball team gears up for the season, which starts on Feb. 20 against Jackson State University. The departure of senior leadership from Corey McFadden and Cirilo Manego will have to be replaced if the Rattlers want […]

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Superbowl XLIII: Cardinals or Steelers?

With the regular season and playoffs behind us, it’s time to look forward to the biggest game of the N.F.L. season, the Super Bowl. February 1, 2009 will square the Arizona Cardinals of the NFC against the Pittsburgh Steelers of the AFC in Super Bowl XLIII.    The Steelers come into […]

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FAMU women athletics spread breast cancer awareness

On February 16th the Florida A&M University athletic department will hold its second  banquet to recognize women’s athletics while spreading awareness about breast cancer. It’s called the Think Pink tea, the Grand Ballroom will be turned into a Pink Wonderland decorated with pink heart confetti and pink carnations. The banquet […]