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LOS ANGELES — The Black national anthem was born more than a century ago, but the popular hymn within the African American community called “Lift Every Voice and Sing” has resurrected a beacon of hope during nationwide protests.

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Coastal Carolina already had one of the smaller athletic budgets in the Football Bowl Subdivision, and that was before a 15% spending cut was ordered because of projected declines in state funding and student fees stemming from the coronavirus pandemic.

TERRA ALTA, W.Va. — Alpine Lake Resort, a four-season, multi-amenity retreat announced that Barry and Mary Ann Krewson, long-time members and avid golfers, have joined together as Co-directors of Golf at the resort’s Alpine Lake 18-hole course in the mountains.

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STILLWATER, Okla. — Oklahoma State’s athletic director said late Thursday an internal review had found “no sign or indication of racism” in the football program under coach Mike Gundy after a number of players raised concerns.

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SAO PAULO — Brazil’s TV Globo terminated its contract with Rio de Janeiro state’s local soccer body Thursday after powerhouse club Flamengo broadcast a home match using the team’s YouTube account under a new federal rule.

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COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Texas A&M's football program was placed on probation and coach Jimbo Fisher given a six-month show cause order by the NCAA on Thursday after the Aggies were found to have violated recruiting and other rules beginning in January 2018.

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LAVALE - William Orion Walker, 87, of LaVale, passed away Friday, July 3, 2020. The Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com), is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete at this time.