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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.

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 …