Grambling takes on Prairie View in State Fair Classic

From Grambling State Sports Information: Tigers to Open SWAC Play Against Rival Panthers   GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University football team will look to end a few streaks on Saturday as the Tigers open Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) play against Prairie View A&M in the annual State Fair Classic at the Cotton Bowl Stadium. Kickoff against the Panthers is set for 4 p.m.  Grambling State (1-2) enters conference play off back-to-back losses to Southern Miss and Houston, while Prairie View A&M (2-1) is coming off a 37-27 victory over Houston Baptist…

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Chris Paul, the Basketball Hall of Fame and Boost Mobile join forces for the Boost Mobile HBCU Challenge

From Grambling State Athletic Communications: NBA ALL-STAR Chris Paul, the Basketball Hall of Fame, and Boost Mobile Team Up for the  Boost Mobile HBCU Challenge on November 28and 29;   Games to air on ESPN Networks  Two-Day Event to Take Place at the Footprint Center, the Current Home of the Phoenix Suns  Phoenix, Ariz. (September 23, 2021): Today, 11-time NBA All-Star and current Phoenix Suns Point Guard Chris Paul, in partnership with the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and Boost Mobile, announced the inaugural Boost Mobile HBCU Challenge Hosted by Chris Paul. The first-of-its-kind event for…

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Black and Grey New Balance 990v3 coming in early October

This upcoming edition of the New Balance 990v3 sports a grey mesh foundational layer overlaid with black suede and grey leather at the rear heel. A white-bordered grey “N” logo resides on the lateral and medial sides, on the tongue “new balance USA” is found, along with “990” on the lateral ankle. Below is an ENCAP-housed midsole and a and a tri-coloured rubber outsole. The black and gray New Balance 990v3 is scheduled to release October 1 at newbalance.com and select retail venues. New Balance 990v3 M990BS $TBA October 1,…

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Week 4 MEAC Football Schedule

From the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference: MEAC Football Weekly Notes | MEAC Football Weekly Coaches Video Conference NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 22, 2021 – In back-to-back weeks, North Carolina Central will face an old nemesis. A week ago, it was former CIAA foe Winston-Salem State in Durham, N.C. NCCU came from behind with a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns to win 20-13. This weekend, it will be former Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) foe North Carolina A&T State, as the two in-state rivals square off in the renewal of the Aggie-Eagle Classic in Greensboro, N.C. The only…

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Official images of the “Cool Grey” Air Jordan 11

After a cornucopia of images of this eagerly anticipated sneaker, we finally have an official look at the “Cool Grey” Air Jordan 11. It sports a beautiful grey nubuck upper overlaid with a high cut,as it should be, cool grey patent leather rand. “JUMPMAN JORDAN” reads across the tongue, along with white jump-man and “23” branding at the ankle and rear heel, respectively. Underneath the aforementioned upper resides a white midsole and a blue tinted translucent outsole. The “Cool Grey” Air Jordan 11 is releasing in full-family sizing December 11…

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Norfolk State’s Juwan Carter named BOXTOROW HBCU National Player of the Week

Courtesy of Norfolk State Athletic Communications NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State senior quarterback Juwan Carter was named HBCU National Player of the Week by BOXTOROW, the organization announced. Carter completed 23 of 30 passes for 353 yards and five touchdowns in three quarters of work last week against Elizabeth City State. The five TD passes tie Maurice Selby’s 1998 performance against Morgan State for most passing TDs in a game in the school’s Division I history. Carter was also named MEAC Offensive Player of the Week for the second straight week…

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SWAC Football Lineup September 23-26 , 2021

Here is the lineup of this week’s upcoming SWAC football lineup and how you can see them: Upcoming SWAC Football Games  Live Stats/Watch Links Thursday, September 23 Alcorn State at Arkansas-Pine Bluff- 6:30 pm (ESPNU) Saturday, September 25 Delta State at Jackson State- 2:00 pm (JSU Sports Network) Alabama A&M vs. Tuskegee- 4:00 pm Grambling State vs. Prairie View A&M- 4:00 pm Bethune-Cookman at Alabama State- 5:00 pm (ESPN+) Texas Southern at Rice- 5:30 pm (ESPN Networks) Sunday, September 26  Southern vs. Mississippi Valley State– 2:00 pm (ESPN+) All times…

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