Boston Red Sox hire Bianca Smith as first Black woman coach in pro baseball Sports

Boston Red Sox hire Bianca Smith as first Black woman coach in pro baseball

January 13, 2021

Bianca Smith, the first women coach in pro baseball, will work with the team’s infielders at the Red Sox minor league facility in Fort Meyers.Photo special to the outlook By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Bianca Smith, an African American woman, has made baseball history. Smith,

Mason plans to put Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway winnings  toward coaching goals Sports

Mason plans to put Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway winnings toward coaching goals

January 13, 2021

Elizabeth Mason helped the Seminoles softball team to the 2018 National Championship and was named to the 2019 WCWS All-Tournament Team.Photo special to the Outlook The Atlantic Coast Conference, in partnership with the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation, announces the league’s Go Teach Dr Pepper Tuition Giveaway recipients. The tuition

Barnes named to Midseason  Wooden Award list Sports

Barnes named to Midseason Wooden Award list

January 13, 2021

Before coming to FSU, Barnes was one of the top high school players in the country.Photo special to the Outlook By Chuck Walsh Seminoles.com Florida State freshman Scottie Barnes, who leads the Seminoles in assists and who is second in scoring, has been named to the Midseason Top-25 Watch List

FAMU legendary head football coach Rudy Hubbard selected to 2021 NFF Hall of Fame class Sports

FAMU legendary head football coach Rudy Hubbard selected to 2021 NFF Hall of Fame class

January 13, 2021

FAMU won the first NCAA Division I-AA title with Rudy Hubbard as head coach.Photo courtesy FAMU  By Brian J. Howard   Office of Communications Florida A&M University legendary head football coach Rudy Hubbard was among former coaches and ex-players selected to the 2021 College Football Hall of Fame Class, announced

Herston named to Team USA coaching staff for 2021 World University Games Sports

Herston named to Team USA coaching staff for 2021 World University Games

January 8, 2021

Keith Herston (left) is in his third year as an assistant coach at FSU.Photo courtesy FSU athletics Florida State track and field assistant coach Keith Herston was named Team USA horizontal jumps assistant coach for the 2021 World University Games in Chengdu, China. “I’m thrilled to be selected as an

MLB ‘Unfiltered Series’ features conversations on diversity, equity and inclusion Sports

MLB ‘Unfiltered Series’ features conversations on diversity, equity and inclusion

January 8, 2021

Katy Feeney, one the first and most respected females in baseball, chats with Monte Irvin, a trailblazer for Black players in baseball, in 2016.Photo special to the Outlook By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire  Senior National Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Major League Baseball’s Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion held its annual

FAMU’S SWAC football schedule puts Rattlers  in revival matchups Sports

FAMU’S SWAC football schedule puts Rattlers in revival matchups

January 8, 2021

FAMU football will kick off the 2021 season on Sept. 5 in the Orange Blossom Classic.Photo by St. Clair Murraine By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer FAMU’s first football season in the Southwestern Athletic Conference will revive a couple of longstanding rivalries that date back decades. The schedule actually

Hamilton on ballot for Naismith Hall of Fame class of 2021 Sports

Hamilton on ballot for Naismith Hall of Fame class of 2021

December 30, 2020

In 1980, Leonard Hamilton became the first associate head coach in Kentucky basketball history.Photo by Ross Obley By Chuck Walsh Seminoles.com Florida State’s Leonard Hamilton, who has won nearly 600 games and who is the fifth all-time winningest coach in ACC history, was named as a candidate for the Naismith

NFL executives on diversity: ‘We’ve got to do better’ Sports

NFL executives on diversity: ‘We’ve got to do better’

December 30, 2020

With just four minority head coaches in the NFL, executives are calling on the league to improve diversity.Photo special to the Outlook ‘Diversity, we do not see what we all hope for. We do not see true inclusion.’Troy Vincent, NFL executive vice president of football operations By Stacy M. Brown

Graduate transfer Milton  signs with Seminoles Sports

Graduate transfer Milton signs with Seminoles

December 22, 2020

When McKenzie Milton takes the field as a Seminole next season, it will be his first game since he was injured in the 2018 regular season finale at USF.Photo special to the Outlook FSU athletics Florida State officially announced the addition of quarterback McKenzie Milton, a graduate transfer from UCF