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FAMU, we can do better than this

The FAMU student body was notified on Thursday that the athletics department would be cutting the men’s cross country and tennis teams in an effort to offset a projected $2.3 million deficit in the athletics department budget, according to information provided by the university to students, staff and faculty. The […]

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NCAA finally moving in right direction

California Gov. Gavin Newsom put the United States and the NCAA on notice Sept. 30. He signed a “fair pay to fair play” bill that allows college athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness.  Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis followed in Newsome’s footsteps and proposed a similar bill for […]

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FSU fires Taggart after just 21 games

Sunday afternoon, Nov. 3,  less than 24 hours after  a 27-10 beating Saturday afternoon, news spread like a wildfire, Florida State University fires Head Coach Willie Taggart.  After only 21 games FSU had seen enough. FSU’s press release advised the termination was effective immediately which includes a buyout of $17 […]

FAMU Quarterback Ryan Stanley analyzing field during game Photo Courtesy: Austin Dixon
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Stanley sets TD record as FAMU wins eighth straight

  On Saturday afternoon, the 17th ranked Florida A&M Rattlers added another win in the record column, as they defeated their Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) rival Delaware State University  52-30.  As the Rattlers continued to light up the scoreboard all afternoon long, FAMU quarterback Ryan Stanley made history yet again […]

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Williams wants to play on Sundays

While growing up in Miami’s Liberty City neighborhood, Marcus “Point” Williams always knew that he wanted the best out of life. Due to his humble beginnings and being the youngest of four brothers, Williams made a vow to himself to be successful and to make a difference in his family. […]

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FAMU cruises in season opener

The Florida A&M men’s basketball team kicked off their season with a win against Edward Waters College in Al Lawson Gymnasium with a score of 90-74.   FAMU finished the 2018-2019 season with a woeful 12-19 overall record. They were able to stay two games above .500 with a respectable 9-7 conference record to finish […]

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Rattlers defeat Alabama State 3-0

The FAMU volleyball team enjoyed a night of revenge on Tuesday when it blanked Alabama State 3-0 (25-8, 25-23, 25-21) at the Lawson Center.  In late August, the Rattlers lost to Alabama State 3-1 on the Hornets’ home floor in the season opening MEAC/SWAC Challenge. The Rattlers brought intensity early […]