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  • FAMU hazing trial begins Monday

    FAMU hazing trial begins Monday
    Robert Champion wanted respect. He got death. Nearly three years after the Florida A&M University drum major died from a hazing in Orlando, the ex-band member accused of organizing the ritual will stand trial Monday, charged with manslaughter. Dante...
  • UCF looks to correct punting woes ahead of UConn game

    UCF looks to correct punting woes ahead of UConn game
    After practice Tuesday, UCF's specialists remained on the field to get in some extra work. The Knights' 34-14 win over Temple was their most complete performance of the season, but special teams once again cropped up as a trouble area. The most...
  • For Orlando, Citrus Bowl redo is a jobs program

    For Orlando, Citrus Bowl redo is a jobs program
    Before he was hired to help rebuild Orlando's Citrus Bowl stadium, Anthony Ross was sleeping in a shelter at the Salvation Army. He picked up day-labor jobs when he could, but didn't have a steady paycheck. On Wednesday, Ross was among hundreds of...
  • FAMU drummer endured hazing to earn bus 'privileges'

    FAMU drummer endured hazing to earn bus 'privileges'
    Lissette Sanchez, a graduate of Oak Ridge High School in Orlando, said she allowed Florida A&M University band members beat her to earn privileges on the Marching 100's percussion bus. Sanchez, 21, testified this morning at the Orange County...
  • State, defense rest in FAMU hazing trial

    State, defense rest in FAMU hazing trial
    Lawyers for Dante Martin did not call a single witness in defense of the former Florida A&M University percussionist accused of organizing the ritual that killed FAMU drum major Robert Champion nearly three years ago. Martin, 27, also did not testify in...
  • Former FAMU band member guilty of manslaughter in Robert Champion hazing case

    Former FAMU band member guilty of manslaughter in Robert Champion hazing case
    The manslaughter verdict in the fatal hazing of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion should send a message as loud and clear as the famous Marching 100 band, State Attorney Jeff Ashton said Friday. “I hope this scares people enough...
  • Saturday's local interest college football roundup: Apprentice gains first victory; Richmond, NSU win close ones

    NON-DIVISION I OR II: Apprentice 39, Alfred State 34: Apprentice School gained its first victory of the season Saturday afternoon, overcoming Alfred State in Newport News to avenge a road loss to the Pioneers. Freshman Deon Lavender threw three...
  • FAMU falls on homecoming, fans irked by coaching change

    FAMU falls on homecoming, fans irked by coaching change
    Florida A&M quarterback Damien Fleming called the firing of coach Earl Holmes four days before the Rattlers’ homecoming game “a devastating loss.” The hits kept coming for Fleming and the Rattlers (2-7, 2-3 Mid-Eastern Athletic...
  • Lee Hull not worried about Morgan State football collecting rust from bye week

    Lee Hull not worried about Morgan State football collecting rust from bye week
    Last week’s bye was a welcomed departure from the norm for a Morgan State team that had been working together since early August. At 3-3 overall and 2-1 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference -- and in the thick of the race for the league...
  • Monday's local college roundup: Apprentice golfers tied for 10th after first round of USCAA Nationals

    Men’s golf: Apprentice shot a 338 and is tied for 10th out of 22 teams after the first round of the U.S. Collegiate Athletic Association National Championships at Penn State’s Blue Course in State College, Pa. Kyle Mutter paced the Builders...
  • Central Florida Trying To Overcome Loss Of Bortles

    With Blake Bortles taking snaps, the Central Florida football team rose to a new level in 2013. The Knights won 12 games in the inaugural season of the American Athletic Conference and capped the year with a victory over Baylor in the Fiesta Bowl....