NATCHITOCHES, La. – Southern University Roger Cador has been named to the 2019 Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Class. Cador is the 19th member from Southern University and the first since the induction of Otis Washington and Avery Johnson in 2015. Cador will be joined by Peyton Manning, LSU Les Miles, Danielle Scott-Arruda, Charles Smith, […]Read more "Legendary baseball coach Cador elected to Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame"
I BET YOU! (A BASN Black Paper, continued) By Michael – Louis Ingram, Editor – in – Chief BASN Newsroom PHILADELPHIA (www.basnnewsroom.com) Over two years ago, rows of betting machines were lying dormant in parts of Central and Southern New Jersey. After much arm twisting, the road to legal sports betting outside of Las Vegas […]Read more "I BET YOU! (A BASN Black Paper, continued)"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference released its 2018 SWAC Preseason Teams on Friday, July 13th with two-time defending SWAC Champion and Celebration Bowl representative Grambling State being tabbed for the most individual honors with 15 overall selections including 10 First Team nods. The Tigers have built a reputation of success under head coach Broderick […]Read more "SWAC Announces 2018 Preseason Football Honors"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference is pleased to announce a partnership with the City of Birmingham that will bring its two most high-profile championship events back to the Magic City. With the agreement, the 2018 Toyota SWAC Football Championship returns home to Legion Field, and the Bill Harris Arena – located adjacent to the […]Read more "SWAC Announces Partnership with City of Birmingham"
PLAY FAIR Gary Norris Gray-BASN Newsroom-Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.-As the yearly March Madness tournament comes to a close, cracks are surfacing all over the hardwood floor. In the men’s Final Four there will not be an African-American head coach. In this Final Four, the players are still not being paid for their countless hours of […]Read more "PLAY FAIR"
HOUSTON, TX. – The 2018 Toyota SWAC Basketball Tournament will be relocating to the newly renovated Delmar Fieldhouse in Houston from March 9-10 in Houston. The women’s and men’s basketball semifinals will be held March 9 while each of the championship games will be played on Saturday, March 10. ESPN programming will be broadcasting each of […]Read more "2018 Toyota SWAC Basketball Tourney coming to Delmar Fieldhouse"
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – On the eve of Super Bowl LII, the NFL’s Hall of Fame committee selected eight new inductees into the class of 2018 for Canton on August 4. One of which will be Jackson State alum Robert Brazile, who played his 10-year professional career with the Houston Oilers from 1975-1984. The Mobile, Ala. native […]Read more "Former SWAC standout Brazile to be inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame"