There have recently been discussions and fund allocations hinting that Preakness, traditionally held in Baltimore at Pimlico Race Course, will move to Laurel Race Track. (Courtesy Photo)
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Preakness May Have to Leave Baltimore for Laurel to Stay in MD

THE AFRO — Baltimore may have to rely on the CIAA Basketball Tournament to recoup whatever the city may lose in tourism dollars if the Preakness moves to Laurel in 2021.  Despite pleas to keep the second jewel of the Triple Crown in Charm City, Laurel Race Track appears to be the choice of The Stronach Group, who owns both venues, but wants grow the track that sits on the edge of Anne Arundel and Prince George’s counties into a “super track” in the near future. […read more]

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D-II CIAA Championship Game Officially Cancelled After QB Was Attacked by Opposing Team

[The Score] The CIAA Conference Championship game, scheduled for Saturday, has been cancelled after Rudy Johnson, the quarterback for Winston-Salem, was attacked by members of Virginia State at a luncheon on Friday. The two teams were set to meet for the CIAA conference championship on Read More

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Jacqui Carpenter Becomes First Female Commissioner of CIAA

[Black Enterprise] Hampton University graduate Jacqui Carpenter was recently named the new commissioner of the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), the largest athletic conference for African-Americans. The HU alum is the first woman to be named commissioner in the CIAA since its inception. Thrilled to be Read More