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"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN, Ct. — We’re barely two weeks into a long season, but there’s already an early showdown game set for the SIAC. And to no one’s surprise, it matches the two teams that many thinks will win their respective division. Albany State (tabbed to win the East) […]Read more "HBCU Football Spotlight: Week Two"
By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — Did anyone in the building not expect a Serena Williams-Madison Keys U.S. Open final? Probably not too many. Well, an interloper has changed the dynamic completely. And she idolizes Serena. Her name is Naomi Osaka from Japan. The 20-year-old, ranked no. 19 in the world and moving […]Read more "It’s Osaka vs. Williams in the Open final"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND, CA.- — If the Oakland Raiders believe the return of head coach Jon Gruden will restore a dream already as old as the turn of the century, they may be awakening instead to the return of an unending nightmare. With the turmoil on the field and […]Read more "Chucky Dismantles The Raiders"
By Eric D. Graham, Staff Reporter NORTH CAROLINA — Is the new Nike commercial featuring Colin Kaepernick a Big Deal or a Big Deal? Why? Because my brother Dr. Umar Johnson says “What they can NOT stop; they co-op.” What do I mean by this? By definition co-opting means to divert or use in a role […]Read more "The Kap Ad: Big Deal Or No Big Deal?"
By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — It was billed as a supreme battle. One which either sister could win. It was 38-year-old Venus vs. 36-year-old Serena in “Sister Act 30” before a sold-out Friday night crowd. And it all started way back at the Australian Open in 1998 when Venus defeated her younger […]Read more "It’s Serena over Venus by a landslide"
By Anthony McClean, Editor In Chief Emeritus NEW HAVEN, Ct. — After a brief taste of games last Saturday and this past Thursday, the first full plate of important contests in HBCU football will be served in earnest this weekend. Among the highlights of the weekend will be the annual MEAC-SWAC Challenge to be played […]Read more "HBCU Football Spotlight: Week One"