– A description of Rice University’s stand-alone major in sports management describes the enormity of the sports business: “Experts conservatively estimate the sport industry at $500 billion a year making it one of the top 10 industries in the nation.”
There have been so many former professional athletes in the news recently who have gone from rags-to-riches-back-to-rags again that they could form their own reality show.
Under its television deal, each Big Ten university will receive $24.6 million annually. The Pacific-12’s new television deal will pay each member $22 million a year. Each member of the Big 12 will get $20 million and ACC universities will ...
The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced Nov. 13 that it plans to assist Jackson State University with an undisclosed amount as a result of its lost home contest with Grambling State last month.
If you keep hearing the name Dwayne Harris more often this NFL football season, it’s because the wide receiver and return specialist for the Dallas Cowboys is having his best season yet in his three-year NFL career.
Prairie View A&M’s 56-48 win over Stephen F. Austin (9/28) was the league’s first victory over a non HBCU Division I FCS team since 2009. The last team from the SWAC to accomplish the feat was Grambling State with a ...
For the third straight year, the Prairie View A&M Panthers defeated the Grambling State Tigers in the annual Southwest Airlines State Fair Classic held in Dallas at the Cotton Bowl at Fair Park on Saturday.
Defensive End Anthony Spencer was placed on the “Reserved/Injured” list yesterday.
They say that a strong defense is what gets you a championship. For the Dallas Cowboys, their goal of making the playoffs and winning a Super Bowl trophy looked more realistic as the team’s defense led the way by forcing ...
When you think of the Dallas Cowboys, the main words that come to mind are: Super Bowl. Every year, the fans, players and coaches dream of that opportunity to become Super Bowl Champions again. This year is no different.
It was “nothing but net” for Spring Creek Elementary student Nikyla Green of Richardson, as she sank in 23 out of 25 free throw baskets in a national free throw shooting competition where she emerged as one of six national ...
One of America’s greatest pastimes and sports is the game of baseball. African American players have made significant contributions to this game with players such as Jackie Robinson, Willie Mays and Frank Robinson.
The Southwestern Athletic Conference Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted unanimously to relocate the 2013 Toyota SWAC Football Championship and 2014 Basketball Tournament to Houston, Texas for the next three seasons.
With the simplest of sentences, NBA veteran Jason Collins set aside years of worry and silence to become the first active player in one of four major U.S. professional sports leagues to come out as gay.
(NNPA) ‒ If there were ever a true story that could hold the attention of an audience for nearly two hours without an intermission, it would be that of boxing icon-turned punch line-turned-professional entertainer Mike Tyson.