The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association announced its Pre-season All-CIAA Football Team and Predicted Order of Finish at the Football Press Conference and Luncheon on last Thursday. Continue reading
Four white football players are suing Savannah State University, saying the historically-black school discriminated against them by withdrawing scholarship offers made by a former coach.
School officials fired the coach, who is also white, this year. The players say, once that happened, their scholarships were taken away. Although, it is not unusual for schools to reverse offers when coaches leave, but this one, the players contend, was race-based. Continue reading
What if my blood sugar’s too high today? Is it time for my blood pressure pill? With nagging text messages or more customized two-way interactions, researchers are trying to harness the power of cell phones to help fight chronic diseases. Continue reading
Lincoln University is less than two months away from becoming an official NCAA Division II program.
The NCAA is expected to made a formal announcement Tuesday about the Lions’ approval for active status effective Sept. 1. The acceptance concludes Lincoln’s three-year transition from Division III to Division II. Continue reading
A gene that appears to protect people from sleeping sickness in Africa also appears to make black Americans four times more likely to develop kidney disease, U.S. and Belgian researchers reported on Thursday.
Their findings shed light on why U.S. blacks are far more likely than whites to suffer from kidney disease and could potentially lead to new treatments or even preventive measures. Continue reading