Daily Archive: October 21, 2013

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    Poor Conditions For Grambling Players? President Says It’s ‘Not True’

    Grambling State University is in the spotlight over financial turmoil that has caused the football team to boycott practice, and sparked protests across campus. Today on “NewsOne Now,” Roland Martin replayed an interview he had this morning with Grambling State University president, Dr. Frank Pogue about the conflict, and what it will take to …

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    Jim Leyland Announces Retirement

    2013 SEASON CAPS 22-YEAR MANAGERIAL CAREER FOR LEYLANDDETROIT — Jim Leyland, the third-winningest manager in Detroit Tigers franchise history, today announced his retirement after eight seasons as the team’s manager. Leyland, 68, guided the Tigers to their third straight American League Central Division Championship this season and leaves the…

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    Special Teams Errors Cost Lions

    Mike Nugent’s 54 yard field goal as time expired gave the Bengals a 27-24 victory over the Lions. This was set up by a poor 28 yard punt by Sam Martin. Nugent had already missed one field goal but was able to make his longest attempt when the game was on the line.Sam Martin has been spectacular for the Lions minus his last punt. The fifth round…

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    Deitrick Haddon Responds to T.D. Jakes’ Criticism of ‘Preachers of L.A.’

    Deitrick Haddon, star of Oxygen’s smash docu-series Preachers of L.A., called into Atlanta’s 102.5 Praise and responded to Bishop T.D. Jakes’ sharp criticism of the show. “I have the absolute utmost respect for Bishop TD Jakes and what he represents. I considered him one of our generals in this generation,” he said. “I was a bit taken back and shock …