SEC will play conference-only schedule in 2020

from cbssports.com’s Adam Silverstein With college football schedules across the country in flux amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the SEC will announce Thursday afternoon that it will move to a 10-game, conference-only schedule for the 2020 season, according to AL.com and Sports Illustrated. The SEC will also push the start of its season to Saturday, Sept. 26, what was originally scheduled to be Week 4 of the 2020 campaign. It is unknown at this time how the SEC will fill out the additional two games of its conference-only schedule. League members traditionally play eight…

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Report alleges 15 women sexually by members of Redskins staff

From cbssports By Jordan Dajani 12m ago4 min read On Thursday evening, the Washington Postpublished a disturbing exclusive which gave us an inside look at the culture of Washington’s NFL franchise. According to Will Hobson and Liz Clarke, 15 former Washington employees told The Post that they were sexually harassed during their time at the club. Over the past week as The Post presented detailed allegations and findings to Washington’s NFL franchise, three team employees accused of improper behavior abruptly departed, including Larry Michael, the club’s longtime radio voice.  In a statement, the team said…

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Redskins to retire name and logo

From John Keim of ESPN : The Washington Redskins announced Monday that they will be retiring their nickname and logo after completing a thorough review that began on July 3. “Today, we are announcing we will be retiring the Redskins name and logo upon completion of this review,” the team said in a statement. “Dan Snyder and Coach [Ron] Rivera are working closely to develop a new name and design approach that will enhance the standing of our proud, tradition-rich franchise and inspire our sponsors, fans and community for the next 100…

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Southern and Grambling added to future LSU schedules

Courtesy LSU Athletics: BATON ROUGE – LSU has added Southern and Grambling State to its future football schedule marking the first time the Tigers will face the two historic in-state opponents, athletic director Scott Woodward officially announced. LSU will host Southern on Sept. 10, 2022 in Tiger Stadium, while the Tigers will face Grambling on Sept. 9, 2023 in Tiger Stadium.  “This is an incredible opportunity to join our fan bases of these historic Louisiana institutions and championship programs,” Woodward said. “These dates will be days to celebrate not only…

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FAMU legend and NFL great Ken Riley passes at 72

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The football world and the Florida A&M University family lost a legend. Ken Riley, former FAMU football standout, former head coach and athletics director, passed away early Sunday morning at the age of 72. “FAMU Athletics and the entire Rattler Nation is deeply saddened of the passing of former FAMU football player, Head Coach, Athletics Director and NFL great Ken Riley,” Vice President and Director of Athletics Kortne Gosha said. “We wish his family our deepest condolences.” “I woke up this morning with a heavy…

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Washington State’s Bryce Beekman dead at 22

Though we don’t cover much collegiate sports outside of our HBCU coverage , but tragedy has struck college football with the untimely and premature passing of Washington State safety Bryce Beekman at only 22 years of age. from 24/7 sports : HEARTBREAKING NEWS HAS ARRIVEDto Washington State. On Wednesday morning, CF.C confirmed WSU safety Bryce Beekman, getting ready to embark on his final season with the football team, passed away.  Members of the team took to social media late Tuesday evening and delivered multiple emotional tweets, some including ’26’ in them,…

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Colin Kaepernick’s company filed trademark for image of his face and hair

According to Darren Rovell of espn.com, last Friday Colin Kaepernick’s company,Inked Flash, filed a trademark. Apparently the trademark was for a black and white image of the former 49ers quarterback’s face and hair. Rovell further indicates the company plans on using the image on such products as jewelry and shampoo.                          The filing also stated it could be used in association with “production of television shows and films. As Kaepernick made plenty of news when he sat and then…

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2018 CIAA Football Championship makes its return to Salem Football Stadium

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) announced it will host its 2018 Football Championship game Saturday, November 10 at Salem Stadium located in Salem-Roanoke, VA. The game pits the Conference’s Northernand Southern Division Champions against each other and  is scheduled for a 1:00 p.m. EST kickoff. The attendees to the game will have many family friendly activities-  a free Fan Zone including giveaways, interactive events, the Coca-Cola/Food Lion Tailgate Cook Off and appearances from drum lines and cheerleading squads from rival schools. Tickers for the game go on sale Monday,…

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SIAC Week 4 Players of the Week

From the SIAC.com:    ATLANTA, Ga. (September 24, 2018) – Terraris Saffold (Central State) was named Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week, while De’Micheal McQueen (Lane) earned Defensive Player of the Week, released by the league office on Monday. Turner Warren (Kentucky State) was also tabbed Special Teams Player of the Week alongside William Callaway (Morehouse) who earned Newcomer of the Week. OFFENSIVE – Terraris Saffold, Central State Running back  |  6’0  |  180  |  Hayneville, Ala. Saffold put together his best overall game as…

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SIAC Football Week 4 Recap

Visit the SIAC Football Scoreboard Here Football Scores: Missouri S&T 16, Tuskegee 7 Morehouse 23, Miles 21 Clark Atlanta 13, Kennesaw State University 70 Albany State 14, Lane 7 Central State 24, Kentucky State 6 Fort Valley State 20, Benedict 28 Missouri S&T 16, Tuskegee 7 TUSKEGEE, Ala. – Roderick Chapman returned Missouri S&T’s opening kickoff back 90 yards for a touchdown and never trailed Tuskegee, who dropped its home opener 16-7 Saturday afternoon at Cleve L. Abbott Memorial Alumni Stadium.  It would mark the first home loss since a…

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