Legal showdown looms over the NCAA’s ban on paying athletes
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Legal showdown looms over the NCAA’s ban on paying athletes

ATLANTA (AP) — Fresh off a ruling that Northwestern University football players can’t form a union, the NCAA is about to face a more direct challenge to its longstanding policy of not letting schools pay athletes like they’re professionals. A federal judge who issued a landmark decision against the NCAA last year is considering whether … Continue reading

All home football, volleyball games to be shown live on NSUSpartans.com
Campus Life / Spartan Men / Spartan Women

All home football, volleyball games to be shown live on NSUSpartans.com

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk State Athletics Department announced today that it will offer video streaming packages for football and volleyball for the 2015 season. All home games during the upcoming year will be streamed live on the department’s website through the http://www.nsuspartans.com/watch URL. Cost of the live video feed for football is $8 per … Continue reading

NSU Football adds transfer Quarterback Greg Hankerson
MEAC / Spartan Men / Sports

NSU Football adds transfer Quarterback Greg Hankerson

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State football coach Latrell Scott announced Tuesday that transfer quarterback Greg Hankerson Jr. has signed a grant-in-aid agreement to play for the Spartans beginning this fall. The 6-0, 185-pound Hankerson transfers to NSU from Division I FBS Florida Atlantic University of Conference USA. He has two years of eligibility remaining. “We’re … Continue reading

South African police investigating World Cup bribes
Africa / International News / Sports

South African police investigating World Cup bribes

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South African authorities have opened a preliminary investigation into World Cup bribery allegations, and an opposition lawmaker said Thursday he had information suggesting “high-level” involvement. Anton Alberts of the Freedom Front Plus said the information his party received claimed a previous investigation into payments around the World Cup bid … Continue reading