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Alcorn State Women Wins SWAC Tennis Championship

HBCU Buzz NEW ORLEANS – Alcorn State captured the programs’ fourth SWAC Women’s Tennis Championship with a 4-2 victory over Jackson State on Sunday, April 17 at City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center. This is the Braves’ first title since the 2008 season. Jackson State clinched the doubles point with Bright Phakamad and Karina Ono defeated Aida […]

Boston Red Sox Rumors: Jose Bautista Could Replace David Ortiz As DH For Red Sox

Boston Red Sox rumors link the team to Jose Bautista and Edwin Encarnacion as possible replacements for David Ortiz. These Red Sox rumors were furthered by Nick Cafardo at the Boston Globe, as he published an article about who might be lured to Boston when Ortiz retires. The reason that Bautista and Encarnacion get mentioned […]

Juice & Witty: The Heat Need To Get It Together

Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports SUBSCRIBE TO “THE ETHAN SKOLNICK SHOW” ON ITUNES Apr 27, 2016; Miami, FL, USA; Miami Heat guard Goran Dragic (7) shoots over Charlotte Hornets guard Kemba Walker (15) during the second half in game five of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: […]

ESPN Power Rankings: Week 1

As in years past, Disciples of Uecker will be lending its voice to the ESPN Power Rankings, which come out on a weekly basis. This week, the Brewers appear at No. 25, two spots above their preseason ranking. Here are my comments to ESPN below: Though they weren’t blown out in every game, it’s a known fact that the […]

Wimbledon 2015 Trophy Winners

In Wimbledon Championships, 2015 final Novak Djokovic defeated Roger Federer 7-6. 6-7. 6-4, 6-3 to claim his third Wimbledon title and ninth Grand Slam title overall. By lifting the title, Djokovic has tied the number of Wimbledon trophies won with his coach Boris Becker.  Serena Williams beat Garbine Muguruza 6-4, 6-4 in ladies’ singles final […]

Im going where?

You’ve surely heard by now that the Los Angeles Rams have traded for the No. 1 overall pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. This means that, on April 28, either Jared Goff from the University of California or Carson Wentz of North Dakota State will be playing football in Southern California. And the other guy […]

Is Novak Now Even Greater Than Federer?

Is this evidence that Novak Djokovic is becoming greater than Roger Federer? The Serb’s 6-3, 6-3 triumph over Kei Nishikori, to take the Miami title a record-equalling sixth time, created another stunning landmark. Djokovic has now surpassed the Fed in ATP prize money earned, reaching a mind-boggling total of $98.2 million (£69 million)…and counting. Victoria […]

Tennis star Maria Sharapova admits to failing drug test, sponsors cut ties

(London Post)    The winner of five Grand Slam titles has confessed to failing a drug test at the Australian Open in January. She tested positive for meldonium, which was added to the WADA list of banned substances on January 1. Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova on Monday admitted to failing a drug test […]