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Sitting down with Mike

Q:  What does the word success mean to you? A: Success to me is overcoming any obstacles that may be in my way to obtain any of the long-term goals I have set for myself and handling every situation in a positive respectable way. Q:  How far would you go […]

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Team hits field in spring matchup

Florida A&M University football players went head-to-head in their annual spring game at Bragg Memorial Stadium.  This years contest resulted in a 41-0 seemingly effortless shutout by the green team.  The teams were divided by depth chart positions, first team players wore green jerseys while second through fourth team players […]

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Coach reaches 500-win milestone

Veronica Wiggins was so passionate about coaching that she made her way to to the forefront of the Softball Program at Florida A&M University and a place in the record books. Over 20 years ago, Veronica Wiggins returned to Florida A&M University to get her bachelors and masters degrees. Eighteen […]

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After trade demands, Jay Cutler is now a Bear

In recent news the Chicago Bears drafted Denver Broncos quarter back Jay Cutler. To acquire Cutler, the Bears had to give up quarterback Kyle Orton and first-round picks from 2009 and 2010, along with a third-round pick from 2009. To complete the trade, the Broncos had to give back a […]

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Tennis team moves down to No. 2

The Florida A&M University’s men’s tennis team feels confident about making it to this year’s Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference championship with a current season record of (11-5). The team was previously ranked no. 1 in the MEAC for the 2008 season. The team’s ranking this year depends on the results of […]

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Mistakes make baseball players better

The men’s baseball team knows the meaning of persistence and hard work. They are learning from their games and pushing forward even though the season hasn’t even reached its halfway mark. This past weekend the team was scheduled to have a three game series against North Carolina A&T University, but […]

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Golf builds character and honor

Who knew some rocks in a garage, would be the catalyst to motivate senior golfer James Petty, 23, to become the leader of the Florida A&M University men’s golf team.    “I found some rocks in the garage and I started hitting them in the backyard,” Petty said.  “After that […]

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Runners on the mark for Invitational

  The Florida A&M University men and women’s track and field team will make the short trip across Gaines Avenue to compete in the Florida State Invitational on Saturday.   The athletes will have the opportunity to compete against teams from across the nation. Men’s head coach Rey Robinson said […]

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Injuries shake up athletes’ careers

Some athletes enter college with high hopes of pursuing a professional career. But whatever the sport, from football to tennis, those big money dreams can sometimes be derailed by injury. Darryl Evans, 21, a baseball player for Florida A&M University, said injuries are all a part of the game. Evans […]

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Tennis player strokes his way to greatness

While basketball and football usually dominates the desires of young urban men, for one, tennis takes complete control. Paul Paige, a senior business administration student loves the sport and everything it entails. At the tender age of four, the 22-year-old Philadelphia native was introduced to tennis and hasn’t stopped playing […]