Sports

Byron Allen Expands Empire with Purchase of Fox Regional Sports Networks

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia One year ago, Byron Allen made a historic purchase of The Weather Channel for $300 million along with The Weather Channel’s streaming service, Local Now. However, the businessman, comedian, and executive, was just getting started. A week ago, it was announced that Allen joined the Sinclair Broadcast Group as a…

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SC State Men To Compete At NCAA Track Preliminary Round

Seven members of the South Carolina State track and field team are among student-athletes scheduled to compete at the 2019 NCAA Division I Track and Field Preliminary May 24-26 at the University of North Florida (UNF) in Jacksonville, FL. FloTrack will televise the competition LIVE. The Bulldog competitors include sprinters Demek Kemp and Tyrell Richard…

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The WFLA Announces 1st Draft – The Professional ‘Women’s Football League Association’

  Since announcing in March, SHE will bring to the nation its’ first successful Women’s Football League Association, global interests has soared. Female college football players to rugby Olympians have reached out to the professional organization with the number one question being “when is the first draft?” Undoubtedly, a solid indication football fans are ready…

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Still keeping the faith: Roddy White celebrates 10 years of giving back with summer camp for youth

Retired Atlanta Falcons player Roddy White is continuing to make strides in his community. The Roddy White Keep the Faith Foundation will host its annual Football and Cheerleading Summer Camp June 17-20, marking the camp’s 10th anniversary of giving back. Camp will be held at James Island Charter High School (JICHS), located at 1000 Fort…

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Grambling’s Hill named BOXTOROW Player of the Year again, leads All-America Team

With the women’s basketball season officially over after Baylor’s 82-81 basketball victory over Notre Dame in the national championship game, BOXTOROW releases its annual Division I Women’s College Basketball All-America Teams. Grambling guard Shakyla Hill was named BOXTOROW National Player of the Year for the second year in a row. This is the third year she…

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