BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced the 2018 Hall of Fame class this week, with seven of the Southwestern Athletic Conference’s most impactful contributors selected to be enshrined. Alcorn State’s Dave Washington, Jr., Alabama State’s Larry Watkins, Grambling State’s Ralph A. Garr, Sr., Jackson State’s Eric Strothers, Prairie View A&M’s Nathaniel Gross, Southern’s Roger […]Read more "SWAC Announces 2018 Hall of Fame Class"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND — What is wrong with you America? We are in a moment in time in which the political and social climate of this country has emboldened individuals who harbor resentment against people of color. These people use their power and control to strike out and use the police as […]Read more "WAKE UP AMERICA, WAKE UP"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus Webster’s Dictionary defines the word parity as the quality or state of being equal or equivalent. Following another weekend of upsets and last-second finishes, Mr. Webster’s definition can certainly be used as the buzzword for HBCU football so far this season. Whether it’s Southern shutting down Prairie View A&M […]Read more "HBCU Football Spotlight: Week Eight"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – In a vote conducted by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors, defending Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament champion Grambling State has been tabbed to finish atop the league for the 2018-19 season. The Lady Tigers garnered 144 total points, outdistancing Texas Southern, who received 123 total points. Prairie View A&M was close […]Read more "2018-19 Preseason All-SWAC WBB Honors Announced"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Grambling State has been picked to finish first in the 2018-19 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) men’s basketball standings in a preseason poll conducted by the conference office from the league’s head coaches and sports information directors. The announcement was made by the SWAC during its annual media teleconference call on Thursday. The […]Read more "2018-19 SWAC Men’s Basketball Preseason Teams selected"
Here are the BASN Newsroom/Batchelor Pad Radio Network HBCU Football All-Peak Performers of the week for the games played through October 14th. DIVISION I (FCS) Offense: Howard junior wide receiver Jequez Ezzard, who was also named the CFPA’s FCS National Performer of the Week, made history with his second consecutive three-touchdown contest in the win over Delaware […]Read more "BASN Newsroom/Batchelor Pad Radio Network HBCU Football All-Peak Performers of The Week"
• The NBA’s 73rd season tips off Tuesday, October 16th, the earliest start to a season since the 1980-81 season began Oct. 10. • The number of times when teams play games on back-to-back days will be an all-time low for the fourth consecutive season. The team average is 13.3 back-to-backs, down 31 percent since […]Read more "2018-19 NBA SEASON: DID YOU KNOW?"