Author Archives: David Brandt

  • Money Woes, Declining Talent Plague HBCU Football

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Years before Jackie Slater was a Hall of Fame offensive lineman, he was playing for Wingfield High School in Jackson, Mississippi, and hoping to attract the attention of college scouts. This was in the early 1970s — about the time Southeastern Conference ...

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  • Jackson State Relishes Shot in NCAA Tournament

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jackson State has waited years for another chance to prove it can compete with the nation's best baseball teams in the NCAA tournament. The Tigers will get it in their first trip to the postseason since 2000. No. 4 national seed LSU (52-9) — and its home ...

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