TSPN Sports is announcing the change of its name to HBCU Sports.
A media organization, launched by Rashad Interactive, LLC in 1997 for the sole purpose of providing sports coverage on the member schools of the SWAC, has since evolved and is taking on the challenge of becoming a leader in covering the entire HBCU sports landscape.
“Having a name that clearly identifies what our organization is about will help us to expand our audience in so many ways,” said founding editor and publisher Kenn Rashad. “It’s something we constantly struggled with using the old name.”
Rashad Interactive acquired the HBCUSports.com domain from the Onnidan Group, the firm that manages Onnidan’s HBCUSports Online (Onnidan.com) led by Eric Moore. According to an agreement signed by both parties in July, the Onnidan Group will own a minority interest in HBCU Sports going forward.
“This move would not have been possible if it wasn’t for Eric’s ability to share my vision on the future of HBCU digital content,” Rashad said. “Eric and his operations at the Onnidan Group serve as the foundation that has enabled many of the HBCU digital properties we have online today stay in existence. I can only hope to continue to the legacy he has created going forward.” Continue reading