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It’s a hotly debated topic among friends and co-workers. Should Sha’Carri Richardson be allowed to run in the upcoming Olympics? Even Three-time Olympic gold medalist and Maryland native, Dominique Dawes supports the suspension of sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson.

WEAA’s Student Reporters Markques Ramirez and Kenda Pugh discuss their thoughts on whether or not she should be allowed to compete.  

Ravens planning to allow fans for some of training camp

Jun 22, 2021
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OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens are allowing fans into their 2021 training camp.

The team says its camp will include a dozen open practices at the Ravens’ facility in Owings Mills, which could host about 1,000 fans a day.

The Ravens also scheduled an open practice at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore for July 31.

The Ravens’ first full-team training camp practice is scheduled for July 28.

The final date fans can attend is Aug. 16.

BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — WEAA is celebrating Ernestine Shepherd, an 85-year old competitive bodybuilder, personal trainer and model! 

 

The Guinness Book of World Records recognized her as one of the oldest professional bodybuilders in the world.

Orioles' Chris Davis out for season after hip surgery

May 19, 2021
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BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis will miss the rest of the season after surgery to repair the labrum in his left hip.

The 35-year-old has not played since Baltimore’s spring training opener in February and will be sidelined for four-to-five months.

General manager Mike Elias said Davis should be able to make a full return for spring training in 2022, the final season of Davis’ $161 million, seven-year contract.

Davis reported pain in his lower back and hip in spring training, when he took only two at-bats.

Morgan State Wins 2021 MEAC Softball Championship

May 19, 2021
Morgan State Wins 2021 MEAC Softball Championship

NORFOLK, Va., May 15, 2021 – Morgan State scored three runs in the fifth and added another four runs in the sixth to clinch the program's first Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) softball championship with a 10-5 win over North Carolina Central on Saturday afternoon at the NSU Softball Filed on the campus of Norfolk State University.
 

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BALTIMORE, MD (WEAA) — Super Bowl superstar Jacoby Jones is joining Morgan State University’s football team as an assistant coach. 

 

The former Baltimore Raven will coach tight ends. 

 

"It's my honor to welcome our new tight ends coach Jacoby Jones and his family back to Baltimore," said Bears head coach Tyrone Wheatley. 

 

"He is a person of high integrity, a great family man, a relentless recruiter and a proven winner who checked all the boxes during this critical time for the Morgan State Football program." 

 

Morgan State University Foundation to host 31st Annual Golf Tournament and Virtual Event

May 6, 2021
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On May 10th, the Morgan State University Foundation will host its annual golf tournament at Turf Valley Resort in Ellicott City in conjunction with the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. For over 30 years, this event has been a staple within the Morgan community.

 

An annual who’s who event, in terms of Maryland area business leaders and entrepreneurs, that raises money for Morgan State student-athletes and programs.

 

Ravens sign free agent OT Villanueva away from Steelers

May 4, 2021
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OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have signed two-time Pro Bowl tackle Alejandro Villanueva to a two-year deal.

The long-time starter for the division-rival Steelers, Villanueva was not re-signed by Pittsburgh.

A graduate of West Point, Villanueva spent six seasons with the Steelers, playing in 96 games with 90 starts.

He has the second-longest active streak among NFL tackles with 96 consecutive games players and has started every game over the past five seasons.

Sports journalists, battle, don’t lose your souls, Jemele Hill advised

May 3, 2021
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Jemele Hill is a sports journalist who is a contributing writer for The Atlantic magazine. 

During an April 30 Morgan State University J-Chat via Zoom, she discussed her career before and after ESPN. Hill explained why she attended Michigan State: She chose them because of their journalism program, not because she was a fan of their sports team. It was the best journalistic program in the state. 

Ravens pick WR Rashod Bateman, LB Jayson Oweh in first round

Apr 30, 2021
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BALTIMORE (AP) — The Ravens bolstered their beleaguered passing attack by selecting Minnesota wide receiver Rashod Bateman with the 27th overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night.

The Ravens ranked last in the NFL last season in yards passing averaging 171.2 per game.

With a formidable amount of draft capital, Ravens aim to rebuild roster through NFL draft

Apr 28, 2021
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(SGJC) —The Baltimore Ravens recently made one of the biggest trades of the offseason after sending disgruntled tackle Orlando Brown Jr. to the Kansas City Chiefs for draft picks.

Depending on who you ask, the move was puzzling for Baltimore. It is confounding that the Ravens front office dealt Brown to the Chiefs. A team within the AFC that has defeated Baltimore in three straight games.

Orioles add Matt Harvey to major league roster

Mar 26, 2021

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Matt Harvey is back in the major leagues with the Baltimore Orioles.

MSU News: Morgan and Towson Renew Baltimore Football Rivalry

Jul 20, 2017
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Towson University and Morgan State University announced the Battle for Greater Baltimore, a renewal of the sports rivalry between the Baltimore area’s only two local universities with a college football program.

Stacia Brown / The Rise of Charm City

Episode 16 of the Rise of Charm City features the history of lacrosse in Baltimore city's various communities. 

President Donald Trump at CPAC 2017 February 24th, 2017.
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In this segment of the Hip Hop Chronicles, Morgan State Professor and Political Analyst Jason Johnson gives his undivided opinion on President Trump's first 100 days in office. Then, he shares his 2017 NBA finals predictions.

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