Day: May 2, 2021

Virginia Cavaliers also added Indiana transfer Armaan Franklin in month of April

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Dean and Markel Families Men’s Head Basketball Coach Tony Bennett announced Tuesday (April 13) the addition of Armaan Franklin (Indianapolis, Ind.) to the Cavaliers’ program. Armaan (pronounced Ar-mon) Franklin has signed a financial aid agreement and is transferring to Virginia after playing the […]

Virginia Cavaliers men’s basketball adds East Carolina’s best player in transfer Jayden Gardner

April 27, 2021  CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Dean and Markel Families Men’s Head Basketball Coach Tony Bennett announced Tuesday (April 27) the addition of forward Jayden Gardner (Wake Forest, N.C.) to the Cavaliers’ program. Gardner has signed a financial aid agreement and is transferring to Virginia after […]

Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions lose thrilling, tense SWAC Football Championship Game to Alabama A&M, 40-33

 5/1/2021 JACKSON, Miss. – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff football team overcame nearly every obstacle in its path during this unprecedented 2021 spring football season, but could not overcome the Alabama A&M Bulldogs, falling 40-33 in the Cricket Wireless SWAC Football Championship Game […]

Arkansas-Pine Bluff has 10 players on All-SWAC Spring Football Teams; Gamble, Evans II, Thigpen, Ralph lead way

4/29/2021 University of Arkansas At Pine Bluff head football coach Doc Gamble, along with OL Mark Evans II, DB Jalon Thigpen, and RS Tyrin Ralph highlight a school-record 10 selections to the Spring 2021 Southwestern Athletic Conference All-Conference team. Gamble was named SWAC Coach of the Year, while Evans, Thigpen, […]

Alabama A&M Athletics gives head football coach Connell Maynor a Four-Year Extension

4/29/2021 HUNTSVILLE, Ala. – Alabama A&M Director of Athletics Bryan Hicks has announced that the Department has reached agreement on terms for a four-year extension with head football coach Connell Maynor following a successful three-year run that has the program in the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Championship Game for the […]

NHL Announces April 2021 ‘Stars,’ Frontline Healthcare Heroes

NEW YORK (May 1, 2021) – Carolina Hurricanes center Sebastian Aho and Wake County chief operating officer Johnna Sharpe (Discover NHL Central Division), Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon and associate nurse manager Alyssa Laabs (Honda NHL West Division), Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand and registered nurse Meaghan Quinn (MassMutual NHL East Division), and Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews and clinical resource leader Sarah Rumbolt (Scotia NHL North Division) […]

NHL April 2021 ‘Rookies of the Month’ Stars’ Jason Robertson, Frontline Healthcare Hero Meghin Gomez

NEW YORK (May 1, 2021) – Dallas Stars left wing Jason Robertson and Hunt Regional Healthcare registered nurse Meghin Gomez have been named the NHL’s “Rookies of the Month” for April. Throughout the 2020-21 season the NHL is celebrating the remarkable efforts of the off-ice stars who make it possible for us to play […]

Owner Bob Baffert wins record Seventh Kentucky Derby as Medina Spirit pulls upset over Mandaloun

LOUISVILLE, KY (Saturday, May 1, 2021) – Zedan Racing Stables’ Medina Spirit fought back after relinquishing the lead to Mandaloun at midstretch to post a half-length to win the 147th running of the $3 million Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (GI) before a crowd of 51,838. The victory gave trainer Bob […]

In Battle Of Unbeatens, Malathaat holds off Search Results in the 147th Running of the Longines Kentucky Oaks

Apr 30, 2021  LOUISVILLE, KY (Friday, April 30, 2021) – Shadwell Stable’s Malathaat edged Search Results by a neck after a stretch battle of undefeated fillies to win the 147th running of the $1.25 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (GI) for 3-year-old fillies before a crowd of 41,472 on a sun-drenched Friday […]