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Jacquelyn Coward, Alabama State Coach To Compete In Olympic Trials

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Jacquelyn Coward came to Alabama State in August of 2015 to help the young ASU runners reach for the best they could be and...

JSU Standout Michael Tinsley Qualifies for 2016 Rio Olympics

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Former Jackson State University track and field standout Michael Tinsley is Olympics bound following a third-place finish in the 400-meter hurdles during the 2016...

Coppin State Alumna Christina Epps Headed To 2016 Rio Olympics

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Being the first Olympian of the best HBCU on the planet, my alma mater, Coppin State means the world to me,”Christina Epps Said. “I hope I’ve not...

LuWanna Williams Named Acting Athletic Director at Fort Valley State

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LuWanna L. Williams was named Acting Athletic Director on July 1, 2016 and will remain in this postion until a Athletic Director is named. Also, she is the Associate Director...

Norfolk State Men’s Basketball To Compete Overseas

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NORFOLK, Va. – The last time the Norfolk State men’s basketball program made an overseas trip, the coaching staff used that tour to scout a Spartan team...

Former Jackson State Coach Inducted To The National College Baseball HOF

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Former Jackson State head baseball coach Robert Braddy was one of seven new inductees to enter the National College Baseball Hall of Fame at its annual Night...

Clark Atlanta Suspends Men’s Track & Field Team

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ATLANTA, Ga. - After reviewing the impact on the institution and the department of athletics, Clark Atlanta University has opted to suspend Men's Track and Field. The...

Only Three Black College Athletes Selected In 2016 NFL Draft

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One North Carolina Central student-athlete and a duo of South Carolina State Bulldogs were selected in this year’s NFL Draft. If only had the three standout HBCU...

HBCU Hoops D1 Power Rankings

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1. North Carolina Central (9-5, 1-1): The Eagles remain atop the Power Rankings, but their lost to Florida A&M definitely diminished the margin between them and the...

Top 10 HBCUs To Develop Professional Athletes

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Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have not only prided themselves in developing some of the brightest and most skilled students in the classrooms. They have also...

FAMU Lands Three-Year Deal With Nike

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Florida A&M’s athletic department recently secured a three-year deal with Nike, Athletic Director Milton Overton Jr. told the Tallahassee Democrat on Saturday. Overton said the deal would run...

Alcorn State Mourns The Loss of Game Changer, Tollette “Tonka”George

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The HBCU community as a whole is in mourns the loss of former Alcorn State University receiver Tollete 'Tonka' George. He was shot to death in New...

Olympic Hopeful Allen Dooms Runs With Purpose

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Allen Dooms, A Charlottesville Virginia native, knows without what he was put on this earth for, and that’s to run. He has no problem letting anyone know,...

HBCU Olympian Talks About Coaching In The Segregated South

When people start to think about the Olympics, a few thoughts comes to mind. Record Breaking feats, Medal Counts, Locations, Sports, and even political significance. But when...

Norfolk State’s Athletic Department Stripped of 2011 MEAC Football Title & Placed on Two...

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Norfolk State’s athletic department will spend two years on probation for violations in the following sports, football, men’s and women’s track, men’s and women’s tennis, women’s volleyball,...

Damion Cook, Former Bethune-Cookman & NFL Lineman Dies From Heart Attack

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Damion Cook has died at the age of 36. The retired NFL lineman died on Friday, June 26, after suffering from an apparent heart attack. Bethune-Cookman Athletics, where Cook...

North Carolina A&T’s Tarik Cohen Named One Of The Best College Football Athletes In...

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Tarik Cohen, a senior running back for North Carolina A&T State University, has the strength, drive, and competitiveness that has earned him a lot of bragging over the...

VIDEO – Hampton University Sailing Team Headed to National Championships

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Hampton University Sailing Team Headed to National Championships

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