By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus While the SWAC’s Western Division title will again come down to next weekend’s Bayou Classic in New Orleans between Grambling State and Southern, the Eastern Division will be decided Saturday (3 pm ET) in the state of Mississippi. No one’s surprise, the four-time defending division champs from Alcorn […]Read more "HBCU Football Spotlight: Week 12"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Earl Lloyd OAKLAND, CA – As the NBA moves into the 2018 holiday season, there are nine active Black head coaches. The Eastern Conference Champion Cleveland Cavaliers let go former head coach, Ty Lue following another departure by perennial All-Star LeBron James. Cleveland is currently 1-11, last place in […]Read more "BLACK HEAD COACHES: NBA 2018-19"
By Patrick Freeman, Buffalo Criterion BUFFALO — Many of the most ardent supporters of the McDermott/Beane regime are starting to question the rationale/thinking of these individuals who were given the keys to this organization. Multiple blowouts during this season of so-called growth show many strategic blunders that have not paid off. Let’s review some of these […]Read more "Lost In (Cap) Space!"
CHARLOTTE – As the football season winds down, the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announces the 2018 All-CIAA Football Teams, Players of the Year, and Coach of the Year. Offensive Player of the Year Amir Hall, Bowie State Defensive Player of the Year Devon Hunt, Shaw Special Teams Player of the Year Brandon Smith, Fayetteville […]Read more "CIAA Announces 2018 Football All-Conference Teams & Players of the Year"
FAIRFIELD, Ala. – Quarterback Ahmad Deramus of Tuskegee headlines the 2018 All-Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Football All-Conference team after earning the Overall Player of the Year (MVP) while Running back Santo Dunn of Morehouse earned Offensive Player of the Year award. The team, which features 26 student-athletes covering eleven positions, was voted on by […]Read more "2018 SIAC FOOTBALL ALL-CONFERENCE HONORS ANNOUNCED"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus While the road to Atlanta and the Celebration Bowl for the SWAC and MEAC still has a few bumpy rides remaining, the other two conferences in black college football will reach their zeniths this Saturday in Virginia and Alabama. In the CIAA, the two preseason favorites — Bowie […]Read more "HBCU Football Spotlight: Championship Saturday for the CIAA & SIAC"
Here are the BASN Newsroom/Batchelor Pad Radio Network HBCU Football All-Peak Performers of the week for the games played through November 3rd. DIVISION I (FCS) Offensive: Bethune-Cookman senior wide receiver Jimmie Robinson accounted for the majority of the Wildcats’ offense in its road win over Morgan State. He gained 208 yards off 11 attempts while scoring […]Read more "BASN Newsroom/Batchelor Pad Radio Network HBCU Football All-Peak Performers of the week"