Fred Jeter

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Lots of baseball talent used to flow through HBCUs

Fans don’t often see them now in Major League baseball, but HBCU players have left a star-shaped mark on the sport. The illustrious list of long-ago standouts includes numerous Major League Hall of Famers and several others with local connections.

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Robinson Day means so much to many

Jackie Robinson Day honors the courageous and wondrously talented man who broke baseball’s color barrier.

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Journette stands out at NSU

Only one college offered Justin Journette a baseball scholarship while he was in high school. As it turned out, that one was enough.

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More baseball players are foreign-born, says Forbes

Baseball, “The National Pastime,” is getting more and more international.

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Cheyney women made NCAA ‘herstory’

Cheyney (Pa.) State University is far removed from the brightest stage of women’s college basketball now, but that was far from the case in 1982.

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UConn beats Purdue to score 6th NCAA championship

For decades, UCLA represented the gold standard of college basketball. But now, the Bruins have become yesterday’s news. Connecticut has taken their place. The balance of power has shifted from Los Angeles to Storrs, Conn.

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Wyche signs with VUU

Kennard “KJ” Wyche Jr., among the most successful high school guards in Richmond-area history, will be continuing his education and basketball at Virginian Union University.

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Devin George races with ambition, talent

While he’s far, far from the finish line, Devin George has high hopes of following in the tire tracks of Denny Hamlin and Bubba Wallace.

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Undefeated, unforgettable

Dawn Staley’s South Carolina dynasty rolls and repeats as NCAA champions

The University of South Carolina women’s basketball ended its season with the same number of losses it started with – zero.

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Top rookie: Is it Wemby or Holmgren?

Much was expected of Victor Wembanyama in his NBA rookie season and the 7-foot-4 Frenchman hasn’t disappointed.

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