Florida A&M University (FAMU) announced today that former University of Oregon men's basketball assistant Robert McCullum will be the school's next head men's basketball coach.
A seasoned veteran with an impressive résuméspanning more than 30 years, McCullum comes to FAMU after spending the las ...
Posted Wednesday, May 17th 2017 at 9:24AM
Getting to the NFL is a lifelong dream for pretty much every kid who has ever picked up a football. Two weeks ago, Javancy Jones was on the cusp of making that dream a reality. Now it looks like he may be giving up the game for good. At least playing it.
The former Jackson State star revealed in ...
Posted Monday, May 15th 2017 at 2:16PM
The Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl will once again be televised live on ABC and open the bowl season. The postseason college football bowl game will kick off at noon ET on Saturday, Dec. 16, at the brand new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta.
The Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl, which showc ...
Posted Friday, May 12th 2017 at 12:20PM
The Jackson State Tigers baseball team picked up its sixth Southwestern Athletic Conference Eastern Division Championship under head coach Omar Johnson with a 6-2 victory over the Alabama A&M Bulldogs Friday night at Braddy Field.
With the win the ...
Posted Wednesday, May 10th 2017 at 9:17AM
North Carolina A&T is hoping for better days after one of its worst basketball seasons ever, but that’s already off to a rocky start.
A&T guard Sam Hunt has reportedly decided to transfer and is expected to visit North Carolina State after initially committing to Pacific, according to ESPN.
Posted Wednesday, May 10th 2017 at 8:49AM
Texas Southern claimed two of the four postseason player awards as the Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its 2017 all-conference softball teams and individual awards.
TSU junior Jasmin Fulmore was named the SWAC's Pitcher of the Year, while third baseman Madilynn Marek was named the l ...
Posted Wednesday, May 10th 2017 at 8:41AM
The Chowan University Men's Golf team moved up to sit in a tie for 13th after the second round of the NCAA DII Super Regional Tournament at The Resort at Glade Springs on Tuesday afternoon. The Hawks shaved 15 strokes off their opening round score to shoot 301 on day two of the three day tournament ...
Posted Wednesday, May 10th 2017 at 8:38AM
The Medgar Evers men's and women's track and field teams were back in action this past weekend as they traveled to Queens for the 4th Annual Tom Farrell Classic hosted by St. John's University. The Cougars were led by sprinters senior Sciancia Metelus (Petionville, Haiti) and junior Keyanna Miller ( ...
Posted Tuesday, May 9th 2017 at 10:42AM
It took longer than he probably would have liked, but Will Stanback now has an NFL home.
The former Virginia Union running back has signed as an undrafted free agent with the Green Bay Packers following a rookie camp tryout, according to his Twitter account.
Stanback played just one season at ...
Posted Monday, May 8th 2017 at 4:08PM
On Thursday, May 4, the Saint Augustine's University softball team was honored for its academic success by winning the 2017 CIAA Highest Team Grade Point Average award in the sport. The Lady Falcons won the honor along with Chowan University for posting a 3.37 grade point average.
The Lady Falc ...
Posted Monday, May 8th 2017 at 4:05PM
By Nicole Hutchinson
Fresh off its return to the top of black college football, Grambling State is giving its home stadium a face-lift.
Grambling State is putting together a multi-million renovation project for the Eddie G. Robinson Memorial S ...
Posted Monday, May 8th 2017 at 9:27AM
The defending NAIA 800-meter run champion Marbeq Edgar (JR/Choiseul, St. Lucia) showed he is poised to repeat his title as he set a meet and facility record in the event Friday at University of Houston's Tom Tellez Invitational.
Edgar ran 1:47.83 which beat his Wiley College record by nearly two ...
Posted Monday, May 8th 2017 at 9:23AM
The Paine College Athletics Department hosted its annual awards banquet on Tuesday evening at the HEAL Complex to honor the achievements, hard work and dedication of its student-athletes.
Natalie White, the Vice-President of Basketball Operation ...
Posted Friday, May 5th 2017 at 10:26AM
The SWAC’s all-time leading rusher has punched his initial ticket to the NFL. Southern’s Lenard Tillery has signed a free agent contract with the Los Angeles Rams.
Despite compiling 4,856 rushing yards in his career at SU, Tillery was not selected in last week’s NFL Draft.
“Thanks for all of ...
Posted Friday, May 5th 2017 at 9:31AM