| Nov 5, 2014
| 3:58 PM
HAMPTON — Connell Maynor enters November in an unusual position: second-division spoiler.
Hampton University’s first-year head coach has lost more games this season (seven) than in his first four years combined (six).
He and the Pirates (2-...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Two games in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference this week pit one league leader against another.
On Thursday, Norfolk State (4-5 overall and 4-1 in the league) will visit No. 20 Bethune-Cookman (7-2, 4-1). Two days later, Morgan State (5-4, 4-1) will...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The final score of Saturday's 48-28 loss to Villanova would seem to indicate that Morgan State was fare from capable of pulling off an upset against the No. 4 team in the Football Championship Subdivision.
But the score was tied at 21-21 at halftime...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:44 PM
HAMPTON – A man of many words, Hampton University football coach Connell Maynor offered only one when asked the Pirates' emphasis in the week following their second-half meltdown at North Carolina A&T.
"Finishing," Maynor said.
That could be the...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 7:28 AM
In North Carolina Central's 48-35 victory over South Carolina State on Oct. 11, redshirt junior wide receiver Adrian Wilkins caught 12 passes for 144 yards and one touchdown.
Morgan State was intent on avoiding a similar performance on Saturday....
| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:27 AM
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...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 4:26 PM
HAMPTON — Whether it's faith or fortune, Hampton University's football staff overcame a potentially taxing situation and heads into the heart of its conference schedule fully stocked.
Defensive coordinator Kenny Phillips, a longtime friend and...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:53 PM
HAMPTON — There's no truth to the rumor that Hampton U. coach Connell Maynor convulses when he mentions his team's record.
Distasteful as the Pirates' 1-3 mark is, they get something of a fresh start Saturday when Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Morgan State senior linebacker Cody Acker expects students on campus to know plenty about the Bears from their play, even before the team takes the field at Hughes Stadium for the first time this season.
"Home or away, football is football, the crowd...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:22 PM
Bethune-Cookman coach Brian Jenkins has a simple strategy for snapping the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference's lengthy playoff losing streak: play better.
"We haven't played good enough football in the playoffs, and that's why we came out on the down...
| Jul 1, 2014
HAMPTON — Eugene Marshall Jr. took the plunge 30 years ago. Farewell IBM and potential long-term security and stock options. Hello college sports administration and thankless hours and inevitable job change.
He's never looked back, and Monday...