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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BOXTOROW Polls: Tennessee State remains somewhat steady after first loss of the season

North Carolina A&T passed the second of its MEAC tests defeating Norfolk State 35-0 Thursday night in a nationally televised game and retained the No. 1 spots in both the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls. The Aggies received all of the first-place votes in the coaches poll, while Grambling, who had a bye week, easily

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