“Picante Red” Nike Air Force 1 low: Official Images

This upcoming Air Force 1 Low sports a picante red leather upper. White-bordered Swooshes at the lateral and medial sides, as well as white branding at the bottom of the lacing system, tongue and rear heel breaks up the otherwise monochromatic aesthetic of this Air Force 1 Low. Underneath resides a white midsole and picante red rubber outsole. The debut of the “Picante Red ” Air Force 1 Low is imminently anticipated at nike.com and select retail venues; they will carry a 110 USD sticker price. Nike Air Force 1…

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Penny Hardaway found not to have violated NCAA rules

Via Mark Schlabach and Jeff Borxello of ESPN An Independent Accountability Resolution Process hearing panel concluded that Memphis Tigers basketball coach Penny Hardaway didn’t violate NCAA rules when he provided benefits to three prospective student-athletes because of his long-standing philanthropy in Memphis, according to a decision released on Tuesday. The IARP panel ruled that Memphis failed to monitor the education and activities of an athletics booster, provided impermissible extra benefits, conducted impermissible recruiting activities with prospective student-athletes and failed to cooperate with the investigative process by delaying the production of requested documents.…

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White and Grey Adidas adiFOM coming this fall

This upcoming adiFOM Q features a scuplted foam upper with semi-crescent and irregular ventilation cutouts on the upper. A Trefoil branded grey inner boot is found beneath the aforementioned foam shell. The ”White Grey” Adidas adiFOM Q is imminently anticipated at adidas.com and select retail venues; they will carry a 120 USD sticker price. Adidas adiFOM Q Footwear White/Grey One HP6584 $120 2022

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SWAC/PAC-12 Legacy Series to debut during 2022-23 Basketball Season

Courtesy of the Southwestern Athletic Conference: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. & SAN FRANCISCO – The Southwestern Athletic Conference and the Pac-12 and will debut the Pac-12/SWAC Legacy Series, an educational and basketball scheduling partnership between the two collegiate athletics conferences, to tip off the 2022-23 season. The first-of-its-kind pact between Autonomy 5 and HBCU leagues was announced last September with its aim to create both a forum for competition, as well as promotion and education around issues of anti-racism and social justice. With the inaugural cycle of contests approaching in early November, the leagues have…

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University of Memphis Basketball facing fines and probation over James Wiseman recruiting

The NCAA placed the University of Memphis men’s basketball program for three years and levied a $5,000 fine for Level II and III recruiting violations. The ruling came about following allegations that back in 2017 then-East High School head coach Penny Hardaway paid James Wiseman and his family when he was still in high school. The NCAA considered him a booster because he had donated to his alma mater. Hardaway did not become Memphis coach until tne following year, 2018. Wiseman ended up attending the University of Memphis , where…

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“Sand Drift” Nike Go FlyEase on the way

The Nike Go Flyease displays both the bestow intentions and the worst motivations of the sneaker world. This shoe is designed to assist wearers of all capabilities to easily get into the sneaker; its patent-pending bi-stable hinge and middle tensioner allows for hands-free entry. The tensioner band holds the sneaker open or closed when the wearer wants to put them on or take them off. While this is a tremendous endeavor that Nike undertook to serve those with physical limitations, the Go FlyEase also highlighted the lack of scruples amongst…

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“Stone Teal” Adidas Yeezy 450

This -soon-to-come Adidas Yeezy 450 sports a stone teal Primeknit upper with a matching outsole that wraps up onto the aforementioned upper. The ‘Stone Teal” Adidas Yeezy is planned to release in October at adidas.com/Yeezy; they will carry a 210 USD sticker price. Adidas Yeezy 450 Stone Teal/Stone Teal-Stone Teal ID1632 $210 October 2022

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September 26, 2022 MEAC Footballers of the Week

Courtesy of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference North Carolina Central junior quarterback Davius Richard was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola, the conference announced today. South Carolina State linebacker BJ Davis was named Defensive Player of the Week, while Norfolk State’s Jordin Lennon was named Rookie of the Week. North Carolina Central’s Robert Mitchell was named Offensive Lineman of the Week and the Eagles’ Adrian Olivo was named Specialist of the Week. Davius Richard, North Carolina Central (QB, 6-3, 215, Jr., Belle Glade, Fla.)  Richard accounted for four of the Eagles’…

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Albany State Volleyball wins five straight games

Courtesy of Dr. Earnest Brown, Albany State Athletics The Albany State Golden Rams volleyball team did the unthinkable when they won 5 games in 2 days without losing a set at the 2022 SIAC Volleyball Crossover Tournament on September 23-24, in Cartersville, Georgia.  The Golden Rams won 15 straight sets against 5 conference opponents. On Friday, September 23, the Golden Rams opened the 2022 SIAC Crossover by defeating Central State University in 3 sets.  In game 2, the Golden Rams defeated Kentucky State University in 3 sets. On September 24, the Golden…

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CIAA 2022-23 Men’s and Women’s Basketball Preseason All-Conference Teams and Predicted Order of Finish

Courtesy of the CIAA: The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) introduces the 2022-23 All-CIAA Preseason Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams, as voted on by the CIAA Basketball Coaches Associations and the Sports Information Directors Association, and the predicted order of finish as selected by the men’s and women’s head coaches. The preseason teams and predicted order were both unveiled during the CIAA Basketball Media Day in Baltimore, MD. The 2022-23 women’s preseason team features six returning players from the 2021-22 All-CIAA squad and the 2022-23 men’s preseason team features five…

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