WASHINGTON — The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics called for the College Football Playoff to invest some of its revenue for the first time in national initiatives supporting the health and safety of football players and in programs to increase diversity among football coaches. In addition, the Commission urged the College Football Playoff to follow the […]Read more "Knight Commission Seeks Changes in College Football Playoff"
From The BASN News Wire LOS ANGELES /PRNewswire/ — The average professional athlete will make more money in one season than most Americans will make in their entire lives – but many of them will blow their fortunes. “Despite those amazing salaries, 78 percent of NFL players, 60 percent of NBA players and a large […]Read more "Why Do Rich Athletes Go Broke?"
By William Douglas, The Color of Hockey Canisius College goaltender Charles Williams is a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award, the coveted prize for the top NCAA Division I men’s hockey player. Williams, a transfer graduate student who’s enjoying an outstanding year between the pipes for the tiny Buffalo college, was one of 10 players […]Read more "Canisius College goalie Charles Williams named Hobey Baker Award finalist"
From The BASN News Wire ATLANTA — Consumers of the new subscription-video-on-demand service Brown Sugar will be able to watch the biggest collection of the baddest African-American movies of all-time on their televisions as well as on their mobile devices and desktop computers as it was announced Thursday that Brown Sugar has added Google […]Read more "Brown Sugar Adds Google Chromecast Capabilities"
NEW YORK — The TV schedule for the 2017 NCAA Women’s basketball tournament. All times Eastern (games are shown on a regional basis) First/second rounds Friday, March 17 XFINITY Center (College Park, Maryland) (3) Maryland vs. (14) Bucknell, Noon (ESPN2/WATCHESPN) (6) West Virginia vs. (11) Elon, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN2/WATCHESPN) Frank Erwin Center (Austin, Texas) (6) NC […]Read more "2017 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament TV Schedule"
NEW YORK — Below is a schedule for all the information you will need to catch all the games through Friday, March 17th. 2017 March Madness Schedule First Four Games (First Four) Date Game Site Time (ET) Network New Orleans vs. Mt. St. Mary’s March 14 Dayton, Ohio 6:40 p.m. truTV Wake Forest vs. Kansas […]Read more "NCAA Tournament TV Schedule: Through Friday’s Games"
BATON ROUGE, La. — Ben Jobe, an iconic basketball coach who guided Southern to multiple Southwestern Athletic Conference championships, died Friday. He was 84. Former coach of the Denver Nuggets and ex-president of the Indiana Pacers Donnie Walsh, who was an assistant at the University of South Carolina with Jobe, once put him in perspective, […]Read more "Longtime coach Ben Jobe dies at 84"