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Former EWC star signs with Jacksonville Giants

Posted on 10 January 2016 by The Florida Star Online

Former EWC star guard Dontay Sheppard, signed in December 2015 to a professional contract with the Jacksonville Giants of the American Basketball Association.

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Red Zone woes continue to plague Jaguars in 31-25 loss

Posted on 05 December 2015 by The Florida Star Online

Jacksonville now faces AFC South foe Tennessee on the road


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The table was set.

The Jacksonville Jaguars were coming off a two game winning streak and hosting a San Diego team that had lost six in a row.

Playoff contention was a reality in the AFC South Division. TContinue Reading

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2015 Florida Classic Football

Posted on 02 December 2015 by The Florida Star Online

fla_classic_2015 Congresswoman Corrine Brown, Rev. Mark Griffin, and wife Cynthia Griffin at the 2015 Florida Classic.

Florida A&M had its chances Saturday, November 21 against Bethune-Cookman. TContinue Reading

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Michael Jordan Jersey Sells For $173,240 At Auction

Posted on 24 November 2015 by The Florida Star Online

jordanWhen his shoes hit the stores rabid fans camp out in line to buy them. In the barber shops, when you bring up his name it is synonymous with the best on the basketball court, sparking nostalgia of some of the most magnifi cent physical feats executed in the heat of competition. TContinue Reading

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Jaguars prepare for season opener at home against Carolina

Posted on 11 September 2015 by The Florida Star Online

Florida Sports Wire

The NFL regular season for the Jacksonville Jaguars begins Sunday after going 2-2 in the preseason.
Jacksonville opens Week 1 against Carolina. Jacksonville will try to improve on last season’s 3-13 record in head coach Gus Bradley’s third season in which the club has only recorded seven total wins.

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Posted on 06 September 2015 by The Florida Star Online

9.3jagsOn Thursday, September 3rd, the Jacksonville Jaguars won their final preseason football game against the Washington Redskins, 17-16.

New kicker Jason Myers’ 47-yard field goal with 3:32 remaining was the difference.

The Jaguars will open the regular season Sept. 13 against Carolina.

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Edward Waters College holds Athletic Department Retreat

Posted on 28 July 2015 by The Florida Star Online

ewc_coaches7_25Edward Waters held its Athletic Department Retreat on Wednesday at the Jacksonville Airport Double Tree Hotel wherein coaches and staff were guided and thanked for their total dedication to the student athletes. TContinue Reading

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FAMU names new Director of Athletics

Posted on 06 July 2015 by The Florida Star Online

Milton Overton, FAMU new Director of Athletics

Milton Overton, FAMU new Director of Athletics

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) President Elmira Mangum, Ph.D., named Milton Overton as the new director of intercollegiate athletics. TContinue Reading

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Jacksonville women’s basketball team wins its first-ever Caribbean Championship

Posted on 22 June 2015 by The Florida Star Online

sports_6-20 By Cheryl Coward

Jacksonville University women’s basketball head coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin and incoming freshman Shalonda Neely have guided the Bahamian Women’s National Team to its first-ever CBC title. TContinue Reading

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Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers reach $103.8 Million extension

Posted on 07 June 2015 by The Florida Star Online

newton_6.6CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carolina general manager Dave Gettleman believes Cam Newton can lead the Panthers to “the Promised Land” so he made the fifth year

quarterback the highest-paid player in franchise history. TContinue Reading

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