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Southern University Fires Athletic Director Greg LaFleur
April 6, 2011 – 11:48 PM |
Southern University Fires Athletic Director Greg LaFleur

By SHELDON MICKLES, Advocate Sportswriter
Southern University Athletic Director Greg LaFleur was fired Wednesday following his arrest Sunday night on a misdemeanor prostitution count in downtown Houston.

Is Southern On The Brink Of Collapse?
April 6, 2011 – 5:27 AM |
Is Southern On The Brink Of Collapse?

The arrest of athletic director Greg LaFleur couldn’t have come at a worse time for Jaguar Nation and their athletic program…..
By ALVIN HOLLINS JR.
(April 6, 2011) When one thinks …

Texas Southern Forces Out Johnnie Cole While NCAA Investigates
April 3, 2011 – 1:50 PM |
Texas Southern Forces Out Johnnie Cole While NCAA Investigates

By Ronnie Turner for the Chronicle
Texas Southern University football coach Johnnie Cole was relieved of his duties Friday afternoon in advance of an NCAA report that is expected to detail major violations committed …

Florida A&M Launches New Athletics Website
April 2, 2011 – 5:17 PM |
Florida A&M Launches New Athletics Website

By St. Clair Murraine for Tallahassee Democrat
Florida A&M athletics took off into cyberspace Thursday night with a new website that not only promotes sports but also creates an avenue for advertisers to support …

Grambling State & Alcorn State Scheduled To Meet In Port City Classic
March 3, 2011 – 9:46 AM |
Grambling State & Alcorn State Scheduled To Meet In Port City Classic

Grambling, LA — The Grambling State Department of Athletics announces the return of one of Black College Football’s greatest rivalries to Shreveport, LA in a two year agreement in which the Tigers will …

Jackson State Football Could Face Loss Of NCAA Membership
February 24, 2011 – 1:04 AM |
Jackson State Football Could Face Loss Of NCAA Membership

By Ross Dellenger, Clarion-Ledger
The Jackson State University football team will be banned from postseason play this fall and the athletic department’s membership in the National Collegiate Athletic Association is likely to be restricted …

Howard & Morehouse Set To Play In Inaugural Nation’s Football Classic
February 24, 2011 – 12:02 AM |
Howard & Morehouse Set To Play In Inaugural Nation’s Football Classic

A Classic is marching into D.C.! The Nation’s Football Classic™, a football game featuring teams from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), will be held annually in September at RFK Stadium, the Washington Convention and …

Doug Williams Leaves UFL And Returns To Grambling State University
February 21, 2011 – 4:55 PM |
Doug Williams Leaves UFL And Returns To Grambling State University

Grambling, LA—Grambling State University Athletic Director J. Lin Dawson today confirmed the return of Doug Williams as the University’s head football coach. Williams, who resigned today as general manager of the United …

It’s Official – Southern To Face Florida A&M In The Atlanta Football Classic
February 16, 2011 – 2:34 PM |
It’s Official – Southern To Face Florida A&M In The Atlanta Football Classic

ATLANTA (Feb. 16, 2011) – 100 Black Men of Atlanta announced today the new match-up and sponsorship extension for the 2011 Bank of America Atlanta Football Classic, which will return to Atlanta for the 23rd …

Bethune-Cookman’s Collins Comes Up Big In Super Bowl XLV
February 7, 2011 – 9:00 AM |
Bethune-Cookman’s Collins Comes Up Big In Super Bowl XLV

Former players from Alcorn State, Bowie State and Bethune-Cookman in Super Bowl XLV

The Green Bay Packers beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 31-25 in Super Bowl XLV. Still it was no easy road for the Pack. Green …