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Former Tennessee State star Robert Covington’s star on the rise along with 76ers

by Donal Ware With 11 seconds remaining in the game between the Portland Trailblazers and the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night, 89% free throw shooter Damian Lillard stepped to the line for his second free throw after knocking down the first. He missed. The 76ers were down 92-90 at home at that point.  Ersan Ilysova

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Ben Coates not in Pro Football, CIAA Halls of Fame?

boxtorow.com There are eight players who played tight end who are currently in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Ben Coates is not one of them. Despite being recognized as one of the best two tight ends during most of the ’90’s, making the NFL 1990’s All-Decade Team, winning a Super Bowl and being a

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Redskins’ Crowder: ‘Cohen is one of the top guys playing college football’

Washington Redskins second-year wide receiver Jamison Crowder knows a good football player when he sees one. Crowder is emerging as one of the better young wide receivers in the NFL and despite the Redskins 20-17 loss to the Lions on Sunday, played well, catching seven passes for 108 yards. Last year, the fourth-round pick from

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BOXTOROW Goes One on One with Carli Lloyd

If we were to go one-on-one on the soccer field with 2015 FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year Carli Lloyd, we would have no chance. After all, she was the hero for the U.S. in the World Cup Final against Japan last year scoring three goals (she was a guest on BOXTOROW two days

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BOXTOROW Interviews: South Carolina State DT Javon Hargrave Prepares for NFL Draft

The NFL Draft has not been kind in recent years to HBCU players. Just four players from HBCUs were selected in the 2015 NFL Draft. That was the most since four were taken in 2011. The numbers are still comparatively down from past years, but better than the total of five players that had been

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