CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Fayetteville State coach Eva Patterson-Heath’s pregame inspirational writings are becoming legend. The first-year head coach has had everything from bible verses to quotes from famous philosophers in her team’s locker room. Prior to Fayetteville State’s CIAA Championship game with Bowie State, the Broncos’ head coach took a simpler route. “I told them […]

CHARLOTTE, NC – The Bowie State University Lady Bulldogs solidified a spot in the 2010 CIAA Tournament Women’s Championship after beating Elizabeth City State University with a final score of 69-51 in semi-final action Friday afternoon. Fayetteville State University awaits the Lady Bulldogs after toppling the top seeded Lady Trojans from Virginia State University. Bowie […]

CHARLOTTE, NC Late free throws and key defensive stops helped propel #6 Shaw University to a 76-70 win over #3 Virginia Union University in CIAA Tournament action this afternoon. The Bears put four players in double figures with Rodney Callwood and Raheem Smith combining for 40 of their teams’ total points. Today’s winner advances to […]

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The night before Elizabeth City State’s 68-56 win over Bowie State, Shawn Walker said the Vikings needed to contain BSU’s All-Conference big men Duke Crews and Travis Hyman. Consider that mission accomplished. ECSU (16-13) harassed the duo into 11 combined turnovers, limited the Bulldogs to 35.7 percent shooting and advanced to the […]

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Brittany Barber only scored two points in Thursday’s CIAA tournament quarterfinal game against Shaw. Fortunately for Bowie State (17-7) the points, which came with 23 seconds remaining, proving to be the game winners and helped the Lady Bulldogs to a 44-43 win over Shaw. “We were wanting to get the ball inside […]

VIA THE WASHINGTON POST: Washington Wizards guard-forward Josh Howard will miss the rest of the season with a torn ACL in his left knee, the team said today. Howard was injured late in the first quarter of yesterday’s 101-95 victory over the Chicago Bulls at Verizon Center, tempering the Wizards’ third win in four games […]

By Mark F. Gray Tiger Woods’ 13 minute public atonement for his transgressions makes it hard to believe that he was genuinely sincere about accepting his responsibility for violating all that he supposedly stood for. Carefully scripted apologies from a prepared statement when you have shamed your family, friends, fans, and business associates is not […]

By Mark F. Gray Only the ultimate control freak that is Tiger Woods would be arrogant enough to stage a face saving State Of My Recovery address at the PGA Tour headquarters. Like the President following the State of the Union he won’t take any questions as his agent Mark Steinberg has stated “this is […]

By Mark F. Gray For the last three years the Washington Wizards have been holding onto the hope that once their “Big Three” was back together they would again become one of the elite teams in the NBA. They made financial investments in Gilbert Arenas and Antwan Jamison in hopes of making a championship run […]

By Mark F. Gray After two weeks of hype Miami is now officially Payton Place. Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning may be the first son of New Orleans but after leading the Saints to their first Super Bowl Sean Payton is now the Baron of the Bayou. Super Bowl XLVI has the potential to be […]