On this MONSTER edition of Knight Shift, Jeff and Eric open with UCF Knights Men’s Basketball and are joined by Jake Ferraro, who covered UCF’s win at Oklahoma State and, they preview UCF’s upcoming home games with #8 Iowa State and #1 Houston, including the outlook on the postseason. Bryson Turner joins in to discuss […]

In February for Black History Month, USA TODAY Sports is publishing the series “29 Black Stories in 29 Days.” We examine the issues, challenges and opportunities Black athletes and sports officials continue to face after the nation’s reckoning on race following the murder of George Floyd in 2020. This is the fourth installment of the series. […]

Beyoncé has become the first black woman to score a number one single on the US country charts Last week, Beyoncé made history on the US country charts – becoming the first black woman to score a number one single, with her latest single Texas Hold ‘Em. The release is the first taste of an […]

Women’s Hockey The women’s hockey team, after sweeping the CHA semifinals last weekend against RIT, will play Mercyhurst for the CHA championship today at 2pm. Katie DeSa was outstanding last weekend, allowing just one goal and earning her third shutout of the season in Game 2. With PSU ranking No. 15 in the Pairwise and […]

Andrew Chin/Getty Images Meghan Markle kept things neutral on the national day of pink and red. On February 14 (a.k.a. Valentine’s Day), the

Mustapha Ussif Youth and Sports Minister, Mustapha Ussif says the next Black Stars coach must be awarded not less than a three-year deal. Following the removal of Chris Hughton from the coaching position due to the Black Stars’ disappointing performance at the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Ivory Coast, the team is currently […]

The Football Black List for 2023 has been released; the list highlights the most influential black figures in English football; England internationals Trent Alexander-Arnold and Jess Carter feature on the list alongside Vincent Kompany, Darren Moore, Hope Powell and Liam Rosenior 11:50, UK, Thursday 29 February 2024 England internationals Trent Alexander-Arnold and Jess Carter feature […]

DALLAS – Honoring a legend for her legacy. The National Society of Black Sports Professionals North Texas (BSPNTX) is honoring Ms. Opal Lee, the grandmother of Juneteenth, with its inaugural Legacy Award at the chapter’s Women’s History Month event on Wednesday, March 22 at the African American Museum of Dallas. BSPNTX is recognizing Lee for her civic […]

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – With each passing year, the importance of diversity and inclusion in seemingly every walk of life becomes more urgent. The need for racial diversity and representation is vital to breaking down barriers in the workplace, sports, politics and various societal institutions. Penn State University celebrated the country’s 48th Black History Month […]

From left to right Sandra Cummings-Glover, Tommy Blake, Ivory Lee Brown, Hunkie Cooper, Portia Hill-Hatten, Adrian Peterson, Billy Lawson, Guy Brown, Bonita Jackson, Keith Crawford, Mayor Mitchell Jordan and Jeffrey Wilson. STUART WHITAKER Mayor Mitchell Jordan awarded local football legend Adrian Peterson a key to the city and honored 10 other Anderson County athletes Thursday. […]

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