Sports

BOXTOROW Polls: North Carolina A&T No. 1 after opening week

(boxtorow.com) HBCU football teams performed well in the opening week of the college   football season and pulled off many upsets and wins, but perhaps none as convincing as North Carolina A&T’s 45-3 victory at Gardner-Webb on Saturday and that victory was reflective in both the BOXTOROW Coaches and Media Polls as the Aggies are…

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CAU Heads Back To Soldier Field in Chicago’s 20th Annual Football Classic

Clark Atlanta University (CAU) returns to Chicago for the 20th Annual Chicago Football Classic. CAU Panthers are suiting up to play in a highly anticipated game against Grambling State University (GSU) on Saturday, September 30. “The Chicago Football Classic is happy to announce this exciting game against two amazing teams,” says Larry Huggins, Co-Founder of the Chicago Football…

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Gearing up for Fall Sports Seasons

Whatever your outdoor athletic passions are, the fall season is an ideal time of year to get out and enjoy them. However, the pleasant weather and fresh air may have you pushing new boundaries and venturing farther than ever. Whether you are hiking a trail or training for a fall marathon, this great gear can…

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Father Figures: Jason Taylor

In honor of Father’s Day, Black PR Wire has launched a month long campaign, entitled “Father Figures,” to recognize African American men who have made a profound impact on the lives of others. This special feature edition of Power Profiler takes a closer look into the professional and personal lives of incredible men who have taken on…

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Essence Festival and Master P Partner for First-Ever Charity Celebrity Basketball Game

Time Inc.’s Essence Festival® presented by Coca-Cola® will partner with Team Hope NOLA, a foundation started by Hip Hop Mogul Master P benefiting New Orleans youth through basketball and community driven events, by hosting a one-of-a-kind celebrity basketball game as part of the previously announced “Day of Service” activation. Players will include celebrities Ray J, Trey Songz, Terrence J, Romeo…

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Sports Icons And Influencers Come Together To Support The Jesse Owens Foundation

On April 27, 2017, the International Athletic Association (IAA) and Moët Hennessy hosted the annual Jesse Owens International Athlete Trophy Gala, where sports legends were recognized for exemplifying the ideals embodied by Olympian and humanitarian Jesse Owens: integrity, perseverance and service. The prestigious celebration recognized tennis legend Serena Williams and posthumously honored Muhammad Ali for…

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SC State Names New Athletics Director

Stacy Danley, a veteran administrator, has been named athletics director at South Carolina State University, President James E. Clark announced Monday. Danley, who joins SC State after spending the last two years with the SLD Sports Marketing Group, will assume his duties immediately. The former Auburn University graduate succeeds Paul Bryant, who resigned as Bulldog…

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March Madness Yields Billions for NCAA, Universities, While Most Student Athletes Left To Fend For Themselves

By Barney Blakeney As the University of South Carolina Gamecocks basketball teams get set to participate in the ‘Sweet 16” run to the final four of the NCAA National Basketball Tournament, the focus once again is cast on black student athletes. Their on-court performances translate into billions of dollars for corporate sponsors and the media.…

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Serena Williams And Muhammad Ali To Receive Jesse Owens Awards

The International Athletic Association (IAA) today announced that iconic tennis star Serena Williams and legendary boxer Muhammad Ali are the recipients of the esteemed 2017 Jesse Owens Awards. The prestigious awards recognize sports legends who exemplify the ideals embodied by Olympian and humanitarian Jesse Owens: integrity, perseverance and service. This year’s historic ceremony falls on…

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