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Researcher: Aaron Hernandez's Brain Suffered Severe CTE Damage

A researcher says Aaron Hernandez suffered severe damage to parts of the brain that play an important role in memory, impulse control and behavior. The 27-year-old former New England Patriots player killed himself in April while serving life in prison…

Former MLB Star Pitcher Killed in Plane Crash

Authorities have confirmed that former Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay died in a small plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida. Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said during a news conference that Halladay's ICON…

Former Lady Hornets Star Signs Oversees Basketball Contract

Former Alabama State University women’s basketball player Britney Wright has signed a contract to play overseas, signing to play in the Women Adriatic Basketball Association (WABA).   Wright has signed to play with Beroe in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria), and will…

Hill-Eley Leads Hornets to 3rd Straight Win

The Alabama State University football team won their third consecutive contest, spoiling the homecoming festivities for Jackson State University as they walked away with a 13-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) victory.   “There are a lot of things that we…

ASU Women's Soccer Wins 2nd Straight SWAC Title

Junior goalkeeper Gianna Guyot earned tournament MVP honors after her performance Sunday morning in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) championship match, helping Alabama State to their second consecutive conference title with a shootout victory over Grambling State University.   After…

Alabama Freshman QB Arrested on DUI Charges

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT)- Alabama reserve freshman quarterback Mac Jones was arrested early Friday morning and charged with driving under the influence, according to a statement from the Tuscaloosa Sheriff’s office. Jones was involved in a two car accident on 10th Ave.…

Auburn Basketball Players Suspended Indefinitely Amid FBI Investigation

Auburn will hold out sophomores Austin Wiley and Danjel Purifoy indefinitely in connection with a federal investigation into associate head coach Chuck Person. Auburn Athletics Department released following the following statement regarding the suspension of two star players: “To avoid…

ASU Announces Changes to the 94th Turkey Day Classic

The Alabama State University University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced a change to the schedule involving the 94th annual Turkey Day Classic at ASU Stadium.   After Cheyney University, the original opponent, pulled out of the game due to financial…

Hornets Hang On Late for 68-62 Win Over Fort Valley State

The Alabama State University men’s basketball team used key second half free throws and a key defensive stop to come away with a 68-62 victory over Fort Valley State University in an exhibition game at the Dunn-Oliver Acadome Monday night.…

Venus Williams Reaches Semifinals at WTA Finals

Venus Williams reached the semifinals at the WTA Finals by beating Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza 7-5, 6-4 on Thursday. The 37-year-old Williams advanced from the White Group along with Karolina Pliskova, who lost to French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko 6-3,…

ASU's Lewis Named SWAC Offensive Player of the Week for the Third Time

Alabama State University senior forward Ariela Lewis was named the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Offensive Player of the Week for the third time this season, announced by the conference office Tuesday afternoon. After missing the Lady Hornets contest against Jackson State, Lewis…

Probe Prompts Soul-Searching Across NCAA Hoops

The federal corruption scandal enveloping college basketball has led more than two dozen prominent schools to review their programs and triggered uncomfortable soul-searching among the institutions at the heart of the sport. The future is at stake for a business…

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