By Bo Carter, National Football Foundation BATON ROUGE, La. – Those honors just keep rolling in for former Southern University head baseball coach and Southwestern Athletic Conference trendsetter Roger Cador. The personable retiree who served as Southern’s head coach for 33 seasons and rolled up a 913-597-1 mark (.604 winning percentage) with 14 SWAC team titles and […]Read more "Baseball Coaching Legend Cador Receives Two Prestigious Hall of Fame Invites"
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"
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"
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"