By Jimmy Golen Nov. 10, 2020 01:41 PM EST
Oct. 21, 2020 06:29 PM EDT
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Merritt Norvell Jr., the first Black athletic director at Michigan State, has died. He was 79. A spokesman at...
By Jim Vertuno Oct. 14, 2020 08:21 PM EDT
Sep. 18, 2020 06:36 PM EDT
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Ronnie Hogue, the first Black scholarship athlete on the Georgia Bulldogs men's basketball team, died Friday, the school announced. He was...
By Jim Litke Sep. 01, 2020 03:01 AM EDT
By Joseph White Aug. 31, 2020 10:20 AM EDT
By Dave Skretta Jul. 16, 2020 03:58 PM EDT
By John Kekis Jul. 10, 2020 02:01 AM EDT
Syracuse athletic director John Wildhack has added a position to his department, bucking a trend toward athletic cuts during the coronavirus pandemic. ...
Jun. 22, 2020 12:47 PM EDT
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The new committee formed by the National Association of Basketball Coaches to address racism and diversity recommended Monday that high...
By Dave Skretta Jun. 05, 2020 05:25 PM EDT
Jun. 05, 2020 01:10 PM EDT
By Paul Newberry Jun. 04, 2020 11:35 AM EDT
By John Zenor May. 20, 2020 04:01 PM EDT
. (AP) — Historically black colleges and universities have once again been hit disproportionately hard with NCAA-imposed penalties based on Academic Progress...
By Aaron Beard Apr. 01, 2020 03:08 PM EDT
A diversity report for graduation rates among potential NCAA Tournament teams found a larger gap between white and black men’s players from the previous year,...
Feb. 22, 2020 05:36 PM EST
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The first black basketball player on scholarship in the Southeastern Conference now has a street named after him outside of Vanderbilt...
By Teresa M. Walker Feb. 05, 2020 09:20 PM EST
Sep. 12, 2019 02:43 PM EDT
FORT SMITH, Ark. (AP) — An investigation found no evidence that a white head coach discriminated against a black basketball player because of his dreadlocks, the...
By Kali Robinson Aug. 22, 2019 02:37 PM EDT
By Andrew Seligman Jun. 04, 2019 12:11 PM EDT
May. 20, 2019 04:54 PM EDT
APEX, N.C. (AP) — Jim Burch was the first black man to officiate a basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference, but one of the men he taught to follow in his...