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Norfolk State Football Signee Shooting in New Jersey

Norfolk State football signee Dy-Shawn Simpkins Jr., who enrolled in January, was killed in a shooting near his native East Orange, N.J., on Friday,...

Former VUU Football Star Gets Invited To Broncos Rookie Camp

Gerald Huggins writes in a post at LinkedIn: "Former Virginia Union University DB, Rodeshawn Joseph has been invited to the Broncos Rookie Camp. Joseph, listed at...

HBCU NFL Draft And Free Agents 2017

The NFL Draft hasn't seen this many HBCU prospects since 2011. From North Carolina A&T Running Back Tarik Cohen Selected by Chicago Bears to Albany State...

North Carolina A&T Running Back Tarik Cohen Selected By Chicago Bears In NFL Draft

North Carolina A&T running back Tarik Cohen was taken by the Chicago Bears in the fourth round of the 2017 Draft on Saturday. Cohen, a...

Albany State Lineman Grover Stewart Selected by The Indianapolis Colts

The Indianapolis Colts selected Albany State defensive lineman Grover Stewart with the 144th pick in the fourth round of the NFL Draft. The 6-foot-5, 334-pound...

Alabama State OL Jylan Ware Picked Up By The Oakland Raiders

With the 231st pick in the NFL Draft, Alabama State offensive tackle Jylan Ware was picked up by the Oakland Raiders in the seventh...
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Grambling WR Chad Williams Gets The Call From The Arizona Cardinals

Cardinals GM Steve Keim joked that it would not be an Arizona Cardinals draft if they did not take a player from a small...

20 Arrests After Alcorn State Football Players Campus Brawl

The Claiborne County Police Department made up to 20 arrests earlier last week after a fight that broke out on campus at Alcorn State...

Golden Rams Widen Lead At SIAC Championships

PEACHTREE CITY, Ga.- After a solid showing on the first day of competition, the Albany State men’s golf team used Day 2 to add...

ASU’s Malea Maye Leads NCAA In Offensive Categories

ALBANY, Ga.- Albany State women’s softball player Malea Maye has been putting on an offensive show this season. The senior from Marietta, Ga. is...

Golden Rams Win Streak Ends With Loss To Georgia College

ALBANY, Ga.- The Albany State baseball team saw its three-game win streak end after its loss to Georgia College. ASU dropped a 10-5 decision...

Lady Rams Complete Series Sweep Of FVSU

ALBANY, Ga.- Led by seniors Malea Maye, Toni Coleman, Kyera Whitaker, Kayla Alexander and Tiffany Massey, the Albany State women’s softball team completed another...

Golden Rams Take Pair From Claflin Panthers

ALBANY, Ga.- The Albany State baseball team recorded a shutout in one contest and rally in the second to get a pair of wins...

Lady Rams Dismantled Archrival FVSU

ALBANY, Ga.- The Albany State women’s softball team got back to their high-scoring ways when its archrival rode into town. ASU assembled an array...

McGowan Named SIAC Pitcher Of The Week

ATLANTA, Ga.- Albany State women’s softball pitcher Aryn McGowan has been named the SIAC Pitcher of the Week. McGowan (8-6) added two wins in her...

The Black Beat: ‘Grambling Transfer Miguel Mendez Eager To Uphold G-Men’s Historic National Title’

E'Vonne Gipson writes at The Black Beat that Miguel Mendez, a California native, is thrilled to play on a team that's winning like Grambling State...

Morgan State Bears: ‘Morgan State To Open New Softball Facility On Saturday Against Rival...

Kevin C. Paige writes at morganstatebears.com that the Morgan State Bears finally will open a new softball facility on Saturday when they face off against...

Virginia Union University Women’s Basketball Finished Ranked #2 In The Nation

The Virginia Union University women's basketball team has finished the 2016-17 season ranked #2 in the final Women's Basketball Coaches Association poll of the...
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Nominations Open: 2017 HBCU Top 30 Under 30

Do you know a student at a historically black college or university (HBCU) who exemplifies greatness, inspires their community, or represents their school beautifully? For...