Alabama A&M handily takes care of Alabama State 38-14 in Magic City Classic

14 Alabama State 3-3, 3-2 SWAC 38  Alabama A&M 4-0, 3-0 SWAC Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F ALST 7 7 0 0 14 AAMU 7 10 14 7 38 From AAMU sports: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – For the first time in nearly a decade, No. 25 Alabama A&M (4-0, 3-0 SWAC) football is the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) East Division Champion and has earned a berth in the league title game with a 38-14 rout of rival Alabama State (3-3, 3-2 SWAC) in the 79th Annual Magic City Classic on Saturday, April 1 The…

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The “All-Star” Nike Air Foamposite One has a release date

This Air Foamposite One was set to be part of Nike’s NBA All-Star footwear collection. Though Indianapolis’ All-Star hosting duties were postponed until 2024, that slight inconvenience in no way will get in the way of Nike peddling their game-associated sneaker wares. The “All-Star” Nike Air Foamposite One sports a black Foamposite upper with white showing up on the forefoot Swoosh, inner and striping on the pull tabs. A holographic All-Star collection logo stands in for the normal One Cent logo on the heel. Below the aforementioned upper reside a…

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April 18, 2021 NBA Injury Report

Atlanta Hawks NAME POS DATE STATUS COMMENT De’Andre Hunter SF Apr 17 Out Hunter (knee) is out Sunday against the Pacers, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Kris Dunn PG Apr 17 Out Dunn (ankle) is out Sunday against the Pacers, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Tony Snell SF Apr 17 Out Snell (ankle) is out Sunday against the Pacers, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Danilo Gallinari PF Apr 17 Out Gallinari (foot) is out Sunday against the Pacers, Brad Rowland of PeachtreeHoops.com reports. Cam Reddish SF Apr 13 Out Reddish…

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NBA cautions teams to be on alert of implications from Chauvin verdict

From Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN The NBA has instructed teams to be vigilant about the impact of a verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial for the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis this week, including the possibility of game postponements, sources told ESPN. The looming specter of possible protests, civil unrest and team reactions in the aftermath of a court verdict has the league office preparing for the prospect that a night or two of league games could be halted this week, sources said. Final arguments are expected Monday in…

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UAPB claims SWAC West with 36-31 win over Prairie View

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: PINE BLUFF, Ark.- The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff football team won the Spring 2021 SWAC Western Division Championship with a 36-31 win over Prairie View A&M Saturday at Simmons Bank Field. The Golden Lions continued to turn back the clock in winning the division championship for the first time since 2012.  The Golden Lions will play in the Cricket Wireless SWAC Football Championship Game presented by Pepsi Zero on Saturday May 1 against either Alabama A&M at 2 p.m. at a location TBD. Quarterback Skyler Perry (16-33,…

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April 17, 2021 NBA Recap

pt rb ast Jayson TatumBOS vs. GSW 44 10 3   5-9 3-pt Stephen CurryGSW @ BOS 47 7 3   11-19 3-pt Bradley BealWAS vs. DET 37 3 3   2 stl Andre DrummondLAL vs. UTA 27 8 3   2 stl G. AntetokounmpoMIL vs. MEM 28 11 8 N. VučevićCHI vs. CLE 25 7 5   2 stl Grayson AllenMEM @ MIL 26 4 1   7-10 3-pt Joe InglesUTA @ LAL 20 3 14   6-12 3-pt K. Caldwell-PopeLAL vs. UTA 25 5 2   2 stl D. SchröderLAL vs. UTA 25 6 8   2…

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Alabama A&M takes 79th Magic City Classic 38-14

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference: MONTGOMERY, Ala.- In the first ever spring Magic City Classic, Alabama A&M defeated Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) opponent and in-state rival Alabama State 38-14 at Legion Field Saturday night to clinch the Eastern Division and a trip to the SWAC Championship game.  Alabama State got on the board early as running back Jacory Merritt punched in a one-yard touchdown to cap an 11 play, 95-yard drive with just over eight minutes to play in the first quarter, before a response by the Bulldogs to tie the…

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Air Yeezy prototype auctioned for $1 million

From Priya Elam of The Guardian Kanye West’s Air Yeezy sneakers are being auctioned for $1m, making them Sotheby’s most expensive shoe listing ever. They are expected to break the record set by a pair of Nike Air Jordan 1s worn by Michael Jordan, which sold for $615,000 last year. The black, size 12 Nike Air Yeezy 1 prototypes, designed by West and Nike’s Mark Smith in 2007, were groundbreaking. Aesthetically they altered the shape and form of sneakers in the decade that followed. Brahm Wachter, head of streetwear and…

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An initial look at the “Sakura” atmos x Nike LeBron 18 Low

Nike Basketball and Japanese brand atmos have joined forces to birth this collaborative edition of the Lebron 18 Low. The “Sakura” sports a gridded pastel upper with a floral Sakura Swoosh that is an homage to the cherry blossom season. Below this upper resides resides full-length Reax foam , a heel Max Air unit and a translucent outsole. The “Sakura” atmos x Nike Lebron 18 low is expected to release sometime in the coming months at nike.com and select retail establishments. Atmos x Nike Lebron 18 $TBA later in 2021

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Raptors slapped with $250k fine

The NBA fined the Toronto Raptors $250,000 for violations of rules pertaining to the rest of players and reporting of injuries. At this juncture no specifics have been offered on what rested player(s) and reporting triggered the fine.

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