By Anthony McClean, Editor-In-Chief Emeritus As the year slowly begins to wind down, BASN has devoted the final days of 2020 and the early days of 2021 to look back at the pioneers, contributors, and innovators we lost during the last 12 months. The specter of Covid-19 has been prevalent all year and the sports […]Read more "Notable Sports Deaths of 2020: November & December"
As the year slowly begins to wind down, BASN will devote the final 12 days of 2020 to look back at the pioneers, contributors, and innovators we lost during the last 12 months. The specter of Covid-19 has been prevalent all year and the sports world was no different.Read more "Notable Sports Deaths in 2020: July"
The NFL has announced the names of players invited to attend the 2020 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Combine. Held Friday, March 27 – Saturday, March 28 at the Miami Dolphins’ Baptist Health Training Facility, event attendees include Draft-eligible athletes who were not invited to the National Invitational Combine (NIC) and have no remaining collegiate eligibility. The full […]Read more "Player Invitees Announced For NFL HBCU Combine"
Charlotte – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announces its broadcast schedule for the 2019 football season. This year’s schedule of games will be televised live on Aspire TV. This will be the fourth year of a partnership between the CIAA & Aspire TV to provide live broadcast coverage across multiple platforms. “We’re excited to partner […]Read more "CIAA & Aspire TV Announce 2019 Football Broadcast Schedule"
NORFOLK, Va. – Howard University quarterback Caylin Newton was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Preseason Offensive Player of the Year, while Delaware State University linebacker Brian Cavicante was selected as Preseason Defensive Player of the Year. All awards were voted on by the MEAC’s head football coaches and sports information directors. After winning the […]Read more "MEAC Announces 2019 Preseason Football All-MEAC Awards"
ROANOKE, VA – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announces the 2019 All-CIAA preseason football team, as voted on by the CIAA Football Coaches Association and the Sports Information Directors Association, and the predicted order of finish as selected by the head football coaches. The preseason team and predicted order were both announced during the CIAA’s annual football […]Read more "CIAA Announces 2019 Preseason Football Team and Predicted Order of Finish"
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its 2019 All-SWAC Preseason teams and Predicted Order of Finish on Tuesday at Football Media Day with Alcorn State and Southern tabbed to finish in first place in the Eastern and Western divisions respectively in a vote conducted by the leagues’ Head Coaches and Sports Information Directors. […]Read more "SWAC Announces 2019 Preseason All-SWAC Football Teams"
ATLANTA – ESPN’s standing partnership with the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) continues in 2019-20 with a five-game slate featured exclusively on ESPN3 for the third consecutive season, announced Friday by the league office. This year’s mania will include three classics: Prince Hall Americanism Football Classic, White Water Classic, and 84th Annual Tuskegee-Morehouse Classic, along with the renewed […]Read more "SIAC Announces 2019 ESPN TV Football Schedule"
NORFOLK, Va. —The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced its ESPN football package for the 2019 season, which features nine regular-season match-ups on ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPNEWS, ESPN3 and one postseason appearance on ABC. The nationally-televised games are a part of the MEAC’s ongoing partnership with ESPN. The 15th annual MEAC/SWAC Football Challenge kicks off the […]Read more "MEAC Announces 2019 ESPN Football TV Schedule"
GRAMBLING, La. — Grambling State University, along with the department of athletics, will hold a special ceremony at 3 p.m. on Friday, July 12 to honor former GSU quarterback Doug Williams. Grambling State will hold a street naming ceremony in honor of Williams and will take place on the corner of Facilities and Stadium Drive in […]Read more "Grambling State to honor Doug Williams"