CIAA to stay in Charlotte for six more years
March 3, 2014 – 9:02 PM |

The CIAA basketball tournament will remain in Charlotte for six more years, after the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority agreed to increase its payment to the athletic association from $1 million to $1.4 million annually, as …

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Alabama State’s Turkey Day Classic…It’s A New Day!!!
March 12, 2014 – 12:27 PM |

Montgomery, AL (Sports Network) – Alabama State will host the annual Turkey Day Classic again this year, but the game won’t be played on Thanksgiving Day.

The 91st Classic will be held Nov. 22 – the Saturday before Thanksgiving – when Division II Stillman College will visit Alabama State for the second straight year. The game will be part of the Southwestern Athletic Conference university’s homecoming week. Read the full story »

HBCU Football: Coaching Changes
December 30, 2013 – 4:52 PM |
HBCU Football: Coaching Changes

ALABAMA A&M – HIRES JAMES SPADY TO LEAD THE BULLDOGS
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama– Director of Athletics, Bryan Hicks, announced the hiring of Nevada assistant coach, James Michael Spady as the next Head Football Coach at Alabama …

Defending MEAC champion, Bethune-Cookman, predicted to finish first in 2013
July 28, 2013 – 8:54 AM |
Defending MEAC champion, Bethune-Cookman, predicted to finish first in 2013

Courtesy: MEAC Sports
NORFOLK, Va.  – Florida A&M quarterback Damien Fleming and Bethune-Cookman running back Isidore Jackson along with linebacker Jarkevis Fields  received top honors as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced its 2013 preseason football …

Winston-Salem State Picked To Repeat as 2013 CIAA Football Champions
July 28, 2013 – 8:35 AM |
Winston-Salem State Picked To Repeat as 2013 CIAA Football Champions

Courtesy: CIAA
Winston-Salem, NC  – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA®) held its 2013 Football Media Day yesterday in Winston-Salem, NC.  Representatives from all 12 conference teams gathered at the Donald J. Reaves Student Activities Center …

2013 SWAC Football television schedule released
July 25, 2013 – 9:11 AM |
2013 SWAC Football television schedule released

Courtsey: SWAC.org

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southwestern Athletic Conference released its 2013 football television schedule which includes seven conference contests to air on several major networks this fall.
The line-up of networks to carry the broadcast: ESPN, …

2013 MEAC Football television schedule released
July 19, 2013 – 9:01 AM |
2013 MEAC Football television schedule released

Courtesy: MEAC Sports
NORFOLK, Va. – The MEAC announced its 2013 television football slate today featuring seven exciting matchups scheduled to telecast on ESPN, ESPNU, ESPN News, ESPN3 and ESPN Classic. The nationally televised games are a …

UAPB’s Armstead selected in the 3rd round of NFL Draft
April 28, 2013 – 9:19 AM |
UAPB’s Armstead selected in the 3rd round of NFL Draft

Courtesy SWAC.org
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Three-time All-Southwestern Athletic Conference selection and University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff offensive tackle, Terron Armstead, was selected the No. 75 pick overall in the third round by the New Orleans …

Chaka Khan and Future added to Atlanta Football Classic Halftime Show
September 21, 2012 – 8:01 AM |
Chaka Khan and Future added to Atlanta Football Classic Halftime Show

Tickets On Sale Now for Atlanta’s Premier HBCU Event Sept. 29
ATLANTA (Sept. 11, 2012) – The legendary 10-time Grammy Award winning Chaka Khan and Atlanta’s own Future have been added to the line-up of the …

Author and Norfolk State alum captures the HBCU experience in his new book “Homecoming Weekend”
September 4, 2012 – 3:45 PM |
Author and Norfolk State alum captures the HBCU experience in his new book “Homecoming Weekend”

As an Essence Magazine #1 bestselling author and national award-winning journalist, 1983 Norfolk State University graduate Curtis Bunn has effortlessly developed the ability to build genuine stories that expose real-life thinking and desires of men …

South Carolina State dominates Georgia State in the season opener
August 31, 2012 – 7:12 AM |
South Carolina State dominates Georgia State in the season opener

Courtesy SCSU Athletics
ATLANTA, GA—Red-shirt junior quarterback Richard Cue threw for a career-high 300 yards connecting 19-of-29 for three touchdowns and two interceptions, to lead South Carolina State to a 33-6 victory over Georgia State, Thursday …

Jackson State’s LeBeau and Alabama State’s Riley named to Buchanon Watch List
August 19, 2012 – 8:27 PM |
Jackson State’s LeBeau and Alabama State’s Riley named to Buchanon Watch List

Courtesy SWAC.org
Preseason All-SWAC picks Joseph LeBeau of Jackson State and Kejuan Riley of Alabama State are among 20 players on the watch list for the 18th annual Buck Buchanan Award. The annual award is presented …