Alabama A&M tops Alabama State 27-10 in Magic City Classic

From aamusports.com:   BIRMINGHAM — Nathaniel Dell has a new nickname. Just like the national convenience store chain, these days, Dell’s Alabama A&M football teammates are calling him “7-Eleven.” Well, apparently the first location Dell has staked out is off Arkadelphia Road at Birmingham’s Legion Field, and the grand opening was the 77th Magic City Classic. Dell put together a breakout performance as Alabama A&M topped longtime rival Alabama State 27-10 Saturday afternoon in a SWAC East contest. “Like my teammates say, just like 7-Eleven, I’m always open,” Dell said.…

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Texas Southern defeats Alabama State in SWAC quarterfinals

Texas Southern’s on fire shooting in the second half to claim victory over Alabama State 90-76 and advance to the semifinals of the SWAC Men’s Basketball Tournamemt. The Tigers shot 65% from the floor in the deciding half and that proved to be too much for the Hornets. Texas Southern had four players in double figures, led by Donte Clark, who scored a game-high 30 points. Trae Jefferson had 24 ; Marquis Salmon put in 13 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and Derrick Bruce chipped in with 12. Texas Southern…

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Alabama State inks deal with Adidas

Earlier today the Alabama State athletic department announced the university has entered into a five-year agreement with Adidas in which the company will be the official provider of footwear, apparel and accessories of the Hornets through the 2022-23 season. ASU interim athletic director Jennifer Lynne Williams had this to say on the new deal: We are excited about partnering with Adidas over the next five years. Adidas is one of the world’s most recognizable companies in the industry. The brand speaks for itself and is respected worldwide. We think Adidas…

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