Lee Elder, a golfing pioneer and the first Black player to compete in the Masters has died at 87.
On Saturday morning, more than 100 Florida A&M Rattlers packed charter buses from the university’s Bragg Stadium in Tallahassee for a six-hour ride to Hammond, Louisiana, to support the football team as they faced off against the Southeastern Louisiana Lions in the FCS playoff game.
Florida A&M University (FAMU) defeated Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) 46-21 in the Florida Blue Florida Classic at Camping World Stadium in Orlando on Nov. 20.
PALM BEACH GARDENS – The PGA of America is inviting talent from underrepresented backgrounds who are interested in working to support the PGA’s high-profile 2022 Major Championships to apply now through PGA JobMatch.
On Nov. 6, the Florida Memorial University won its first-ever homecoming football game, defeating Webber International University 34-31 at the Nathaniel “Traz’’ Powell Stadium in Miami.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) football divisional races continued to tighten after the past round of regular season games.
The Florida Blue Florida Classic is more than a football game between Florida’s two largest historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs).
Edward Waters University: It’s homecoming week for the Tigers. They are hoping to defeat the Marauders of Central State University during the 2 p.m. game. The team is coming back from a big loss 76-36 loss to Kentucky State on Oct. 16. Homecoming tickets: EWCTigerPride.com/Tickets.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) has named Alabama A&M’s Gary Quarles, Florida A&M’s Markquese Bell, Arkansas-Pine Bluff’s Josh Sanchez and Prairie View A&M’s Jawon Pass its SWAC Football Players of the Week for their outstanding performances during …
PALM BEACH GARDENS – United States Ryder Cup Captain Steve Stricker, his five vice captains and the 12-member U.S. team have finalized their $2.85 million commitment to the 43rd Ryder Cup Outreach Program, which will go to designated charities and youth-golf development programs across the country.
The Alabama A&M Bulldogs edged the Bethune-Cookman Wildcats 30-27 in a hard-fought battle in front of a crowd of 4,173 at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach on Thursday night.
OneUnited Bank, one of the country’s largest Black-owned banks, has announced the winners of its 11th annual “I Got Bank! Youth Essay & Art Contest.” Four of the 10 winners are from South Florida.
The Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) Wildcats hosts defending Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) champion Alabama A&M University Bulldogs at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach on Thursday.
The Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats and the Florida A&M University (FAMU) Rattlers both fell in their season openers last weekend. B-CU lost to the Miners of the University of Texas El Paso (UTEP). The score was 38-28. The game was played in El Paso in front of 14,554 fans. The Wildc…
TAMPA — No Florida teams were ranked in the top 10 when the preseason AP poll came out Monday — the first time since 1982 that the state has been shut out.
TOKYO — Superstar gymnast Simone Biles, considered a lock to become the first woman to win back-to-back Olympic all-around titles and lead the U.S. women to a third straight team gold medal, was scratched from the team competition on Tuesday for reasons that remain unclear. Without her unpar…
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court dealt the NCAA a unanimous defeat Monday and ruled the multi-billion-dollar college sports industry can be sued under the antitrust laws for conspiring to make money by insisting star athletes be unpaid amateurs.
FORT LAUDERDALE – Marcia Pinder, who built the Fort Lauderdale Dillard High School girls’ basketball program into a statewide powerhouse, died on June 22. She was 70.
Florida A&M University (FAMU) is mourning the death of Jim “Mudcat” Grant, who spent 14 seasons as a professional baseball player and was the first Black player in American League history to win 20 games.
TALLAHASSEE – Speaking at a private school in Jacksonville on the first day of Pride Month, Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday signed a wide-ranging education bill that includes a ban on transgender females participating on girls’ and women’s high-school and college sports teams.
Bethune-Cookman University announced that Lynn W. Thompson, Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics, will be leaving his role next month after 30 years with the university’ athletics department.
BY JACK HARRIS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Bob Kendrick beamed with pride as he looked at the broken painting. In black and gray strokes of charcoal and pastel, four men are depicted. They sit around a dinner table. Their hands are clasped together. Their heads are bowed as they…
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