Posts by Rob Knox

Rob Knox is an award-winning professional and a member of the Lincoln (Pa.) Athletics Hall of Fame. In addition to having work published in SLAM magazine, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Washington Post, and Diverse Issues In Higher Education, Knox enjoyed a distinguished career as an athletics communicator for Lincoln, Kutztown, Coppin State, Towson, and UNC Greensboro. He also worked at ESPN and for the Delaware County Daily Times. Recently, Knox was honored by CSC with the Mary Jo Haverbeck Trailblazer Award and the NCAA with its Champion of Diversity award. Named a HBCU Legend by, Knox is a graduate of Lincoln University and a past president of the College Sports Communicators, formerly CoSIDA.

Iyanna Warren dribbles the basketball

HBCU notebook: Mighty Warren lifts Howard closer to its goal

February 29, 2024

Iyanna Warren has been the leader for the Howard women’s basketball team as it overcame some early adversity to compete for a MEAC regular-season crown

Diamond Johnson drives to the hoop

Diamond Johnson’s heart and passion helped her return to her hometown roots

February 27, 2024

It’s bigger than basketball for Johnson, who is happy, healthy and home

C. Vivian Stringer talks to the Cheyney Lady Wolves during a timeout.

Everybody needs to know about Cheyney State

February 13, 2024

Under legendary coach C. Vivian Stringer, Cheyney State remains the only HBCU to appear in a NCAA championship game. This is the 1982 team’s story

Morgan Callahan, who has six of her eight career double-doubles this season, is second in the conference in rebounding (8.7) and seventh in field goal percentage. She’s also been named MEAC Defensive Player of the Week twice | photo credit to Kevin Dorsey, NCCU Athletics Communications

HBCU Notebook: North Carolina Central is scoring and soaring

January 31, 2024

The latest HBCU notebook catches readers up on North Carolina Central’s success, Jackson State’s perfect January, and other updates.

After conquering adversity, sizzling Grizzle is home at FAMU

January 23, 2024

Ahriahna Grizzle competes with a quiet swagger and a savage fury

Shakyla Hill became the 4th player in Division I women's basketball history to finish with a quadruple-double in 2018.

Grambling State quadruple-double queen Shakyla Hill reflects on her magical moment

January 16, 2024

Hill: ‘The HBCU world rallied around me’

Alabama A&M's Amiah Simmons is fourth in the SWAC in scoring.

HBCU notebook: Simmons finding her groove for Alabama A&M

December 29, 2023

Plus, Delaware State takes down Delaware, Southern stuns Oklahoma and more

Ariana Seawell leads UMES in scoring and rebounding.

Playing through the pain, Seawell lifting balanced UMES to new heights

December 22, 2023

‘This program is special to me; we’re like a family’

Coppin State's Physical Education Complex was soldout.

Coppin State’s sellout crowd transforms Angel Reese homecoming

December 21, 2023

Reese: ‘This is my home’

Grambling's Demya Young scores in the win over Arizona State

HBCU November notebook: Young helps Grambling State to signature victory

November 29, 2023

First-year head coach Courtney Simmons walked into an ambush she’ll cherish forever