By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Your honor, I accuse the American Sports media of character assassination in the first degree! This week, Major League Baseball celebrates the 75th anniversary of Jackie Robinson entering the major leagues. We also celebrated the return to golf by Eldrick ‘Tiger’ Woods at the Masters in Georgia. This all […]

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JSU’s Williams-Holliday Selected In WNBA Draft; 1st HBCU Player Drafted Since 2002

By Jackson State Media Relations GULFPORT, Miss. – Jackson State University women’s basketball player Ameshya Williams-Holliday was selected in the WNBA Draft by the Indiana Fever. Williams-Holliday (6-4, Sr., Gulfport, Miss.), a third-round pick #25 overall, becomes the first HBCU player selected in the WNBA since 2002 and is the second Southwestern Athletic Conference player and […]

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Survive & Advance: How the NBA Play-In Tournament spots got settled

By NBA Media The NBA Play-In Tournament includes teams with the 7th through 10th-highest winning percentages in each conference and takes place April 12-15. Here’s a look at the final matchups. Eastern Conference 1. Miami Heat (clinched No. 1 seed)2. Boston Celtics (clinched No. 2 seed)3. Milwaukee Bucks (clinched No. 3 seed)4. Philadelphia 76ers (clinched […]

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The HBCU Flavor Of The New USFL

By Anthony McClean, Editor-In-Chief Emeritus When the original United States Football League (USFL) began back in 1983, former HBCU standouts like Boston’s Johnnie Walton (Elizabeth City State), Chicago’s Trumaine Johnson (Grambling State), and Tampa Bay’s Eric Truvillion (Florida A&M) were among some of the initial stars of the league. Nearly four decades later as the […]

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