Southwestern Athletic Conference News and Updates

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 ...

Panthers defeat the Tigers, again

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.

Off the field: The Dallas Cowboys defensive end sidelined

Defensive End Anthony Spencer was placed on the “Reserved/Injured” list yesterday.

Dallas Cowboys open season with a win

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 ...

Dallas Cowboys sign first round draft picks

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.

Nikyla Green’s big score

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 ...

Major League Baseball makes efforts to increase diversity

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.

SWAC Football and Basketball championship coming to Texas

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.

NBA center Jason Collins reveals he is gay

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.

Tyson’s Truth hits highs and lows with laughter, humility

(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.


The Southern University Jaguars men's basketball team of Baton Rouge, La., took home the 2013 Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship trophy by defeating the Prairie View A&M Panthers 45-44 during the SWAC Tournament held at the Special Events Center in Garland.