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Saxophonist And Former Maryland Eastern Shore Football Player, Clemons Dead At 69
June 20, 2011 – 9:14 PM |
Saxophonist And Former Maryland Eastern Shore Football Player, Clemons Dead At 69

PRINCESS ANNE, MD – (June 20, 2011) – Saxophonist Clarence Clemons, a University of Maryland Eastern Shore alumnus who became a legendary rock ‘n roll musician over the past four decades, died Saturday of …

IMG and Mid Eastern Athletic Conference Form Multimedia Rights Partnership
June 15, 2011 – 10:45 PM |
IMG and Mid Eastern Athletic Conference Form Multimedia Rights Partnership

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., (June 15, 2011) –Continuing its rapid growth as the leader in college sports marketing, IMG College, a division of IMG Worldwide, today announced it has reached an agreement with the Mid …

NCAA Postseason Bans to Include SWAC Championships and Tournaments
June 9, 2011 – 4:09 PM |
NCAA Postseason Bans to Include SWAC Championships and Tournaments

League presidents adopt SWAC policy to adhere to NCAA bans, effective immediately

Birmingham, Ala. – The SWAC Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted Thursday to adopt a league policy to …

Hollins’ Take On The APR Report And What This Means For HBCUs
May 25, 2011 – 8:58 AM |
Hollins’ Take On The APR Report And What This Means For HBCUs

Lastest NCAA Division I rankings leave plenty of room for improvement, especially for men’s teams
By ALVIN HOLLINS JR.
Now that the NCAA has released this year’s Academic Progress Rate or APR report, we once …

Resources Crux Of HBCU Challenges Meeting Academic Progress Rate
May 24, 2011 – 5:43 PM |
Resources Crux Of HBCU Challenges Meeting Academic Progress Rate

Michelle Brutlag Hosick, NCAA.com
The 2011 release of Academic Progress Rate data revealed that Historically Black Colleges and Universities continue to struggle with the academic metric that measures the eligibility and retention of …

Alcorn State President Wants a Return to “Soul Bowl”
May 22, 2011 – 8:33 PM |
Alcorn State President Wants a Return to “Soul Bowl”

Lorman, Mississippi – In response to recent media reports concerning Alcorn State University’s future involvement with the Capital City Classic, Dr. M Christopher Brown II, 18th President of Alcorn, announced the following …

Saint Paul’s College Shuts Down The Athletic Department
May 10, 2011 – 10:53 AM |
Saint Paul’s College Shuts Down The Athletic Department

The Saint Paul’s College board of trustees has voted to discontinue the school’s entire athletics program, the college announced Monday. The decision, which takes effect July 1, is intended to help alleviate Saint Paul’s …

Four HBCU Football Players Taken In The 2011 NFL Draft
April 30, 2011 – 12:40 PM |
Four HBCU Football Players Taken In The 2011 NFL Draft

ELLIS PICKED IN THIRD ROUND OF NFL DRAFT BY NEW YORK JETS
NEW YORK, N.Y. – In the end, the third-round projections wound up being accurate.
Senior defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis (West Palm Beach, Fla.) was selected 94th …

New Coaches For NCA&T Aggies & NCCU Eagles Make Their Spring Game Debuts
April 10, 2011 – 5:30 PM |
New Coaches For NCA&T Aggies & NCCU Eagles Make Their Spring Game Debuts

FRAZIER GIVES DEFENSE EDGE AFTER NCCU SPRING FOOTBALL GAME
DURHAM, N.C. (www.NCCUEaglePride.com) – With five sacks and three interceptions, including a pick returned for a touchdown, new North Carolina Central University head …

Spring Football At The AU Center With Clark Atlanta & Morehouse
April 10, 2011 – 4:39 PM |
Spring Football At The AU Center With Clark Atlanta & Morehouse

Clark Atlanta Holds Spring Football Game
Atlanta, Ga.- Clark Atlanta University fans got a spring taste of the Panthers football team in its second annual spring game at CAU Stadium Saturday.