Grambling bowling to open season with Rattler Invitational

Courtesy of Brian Howard, Grambling State Athletic Communications : It’s been a busy offseason for the Grambling State University women’s bowling program with the addition of head coach Allamont Bates and now the Lady Tigers are on the verge of opening the 2022-2023 season. Grambling State opens the season this weekend at the Rattler Invitational in Pensacola, Fla. Grambling State will compete in eight tournaments this season, beginning with the season opener this weekend (Oct. 7-9) at the Rattler Invitational in Pensacola, Fla. The Lady Tigers have two more tournaments prior to the end…

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NBL News: Adelaide 36ers defeats Phoenix Suns in exhibition match

Courtesy of the National Basketball League: The Adelaide 36ers loaded up for NBL23 with an exciting roster ready to play an up-tempo, high scoring style and all of that was on display with phenomenal shooting to make history beating the Phoenix Suns 134-124. The 36ers have loaded up under coach CJ Bruton to try and blow the rest of the NBL away with their firepower. They knocked down a remarkable 24/43 from three-point land on Sunday night local time to become the first NBL club to beat an NBA team…

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Benedict smacks around Fort Valley, 45-13

Courtesy of Benedict College Athletics 45  BCFB 13 FVSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F BCFB 13 7 20 5 45 FVSU 6 0 0 7 13 FORT VALLEY, Ga. – In the battle of unbeatens, the Benedict College Tigers dominated the Fort Valley State Wildcats 45-13 on Saturday. Benedict gained 473 yards, rushing for a season-high 299 yards, while Benedict’s top-ranked defense held the SIAC’s third-ranked offense to a season-low 207 yards. The Tigers improve to 5-0 overall and 3-0 in the SIAC. Fort Valley State falls to 4-1…

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Bowie State stomps Livingstone, 53-7

Courtesy of Bowie State Athletics 7 LC 53 BSU Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F LIVING~1 0 0 7 0 7 BSU 6 29 15 3 53 Graduate senior Dion “DJ” Golatt, Jr. set a new program record for most yards in a single game with 439 on the day as the Bowie State Bulldogs football team upended the Blue Bears of Livingstone College, 53-7 for its annual Homecoming game Saturday afternoon at Bulldog Stadium. Golatt, Jr. passed former Bowie State standout Amir Hall who previously held the record for…

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Grambling goes down to Prairie View in State Fair Classic, 34-14

Courtesy of Grambling State Athletics 34 P V 14 GRA Team 1st 2nd 3rd 4th F P V 7 20 0 7 34 GRA 0 0 14 0 14 DALLAS, Texas | The Grambling State University football team could not overcome a sluggish first half during the annual State Fair Classic on Saturday night as the Tigers dropped a 34-14 Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) decision to Prairie View A&M at the Cotton Bowl Stadium. Grambling State (1-4 overall, 0-2 SWAC) got the ball to begin the game, but a Floyd Chalk IV touchdown…

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Grambling’s James win third Offensive PotW award

Courtesy of Curtis Ford, Grambling State Athletics: For the third time this season, Grambling State volleyball student-athlete Jayden James was named the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Offensive Player of the Week, announced by the league on Wednesday. James carried the GSU offense in a pair of SWAC matches as the Lady Tigers went 2-0 against Alcorn State and Southern. She registered 30 kills, 17 digs, eight service aces, two blocks, and an assist. She posted a double-double (17 kills and 10 digs) against Southern. James is currently ranked first in the league…

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Stupid Things People Do For sneakers: Washington woman gets 23 years for pimping her daughter in exchange for Nikes

In all the cases of deplorable behavior people engaged in for the pursuit of sneakers, this latest occurrence reaches a new level of depravity. A Washington state woman was sentenced to 23 years in prison for allegedly selling her 6-year-old for daughter for sex to a man she met online in exchange for lodging, cash and Nike sneakers. According to the US Department of Justice, 31-year-old Kylie Ruby Flores arranged with a male named Trevor Harder on the dating platform Plenty of Fish to “trade trade sexual access to the…

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Grambling and Prairie View to meet in State Fair Classic

Courtesy of Brian Howard Sr Associate AD for Athletic Communications GRAMBLING, La. | The Grambling State University football team will look to snap a four-game losing streak against rival Prairie View A&M in the annual State Fair Classic on Saturday night. Kickoff against the Panthers in this Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) showdown is set for 6 p.m. at the historic Cotton Bowl Stadium in Dallas, Texas. Grambling State (1-3 overall, 0-1 SWAC) is coming off a 36-19 defeat on the road to Bethune-Cookman last week to open conference play. Despite outgaining…

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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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