BIRMINGHAM – The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) has announced that the upcoming 2018 SWAC Toyota Football Championship game initially scheduled to be played at Legion Field in Birmingham has been relocated. The title game is now slated to be held at the home venue of the SWAC institution with the highest ranking that qualifies for […]Read more "2018 SWAC Football Title Game Relocated"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus Not only did last weekend’s “Separation Saturday” see two schools — Albany State and Fayetteville State — clinch a division title, we also saw the first coaching casualty of the season as Jackson State’s Tony Hughes was let go by Tiger administration. Following their 41-7 loss to Southern, […]Read more "HBCU Football Spotlight: Week 10"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter EDITOR’S NOTE: This article was originally written two years ago, but we have to add a few historical updates and ask the question, Have we changed? OAKLAND — As we approach the midterm elections on November 6, The President of the United States went to Murphysboro, Illinois […]Read more "DISAPPOINTED IN AMERICA"
Here are the BASN Newsroom/Batchelor Pad Radio Network HBCU Football All-Peak Performers of the week for the games played through October 27th. DIVISION I (FCS) Offense: South Carolina State redshirt sophomore quarterback Tyrece Nick controlled the offense for the Bulldogs as he completed 11-of-18 passes for 109 yards this past Saturday at Howard. He also rushed […]Read more "BASN Newsroom/Batchelor Pad Radio Network HBCU Football All-Peak Performers of the week"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus As the last Saturday in October approaches, it also denotes the time where postseason berths are won and lost. The jockeying for a spot in December’s Celebration Bowl is hot and heavy within the MEAC and SWAC. Meanwhile, we’re also two weeks away from the championships games within […]Read more "HBCU Football Spotlight: Week Nine"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND — In 1972, the Swinging Oakland Athletics were going for their first championship of the seventies against the National League powerhouse, The Big Red Machine, the Cincinnati Reds. It was also the 25th anniversary of Jackie Roosevelt Robinson entering Major League Baseball breaking the color barrier with the […]Read more "THE WORLD SERIES, JACKIE ROBINSON, & MLB"
NORFOLK, Va. — Howard University sophomore guard RJ Cole was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Men’s Basketball Preseason Player of the Year, the conference has announced. Bethune-Cookman was tabbed as the preseason favorite to win the MEAC this season. All awards are voted on by the conference’s head coaches and sports information directors. Last year’s MEAC […]Read more "MEAC Announces 2018-19 Men’s Basketball Preseason Honors"