Deion Sanders’s contract with Jackson State is a four-year, $1.2 million deal that includes at least $120,000 in annual performance incentives and an automatic extension for an eight-win season.
The former NFL star cornerback and Hall of Famer was ...
Posted Saturday, October 17th 2020 at 12:19AM
Texans safety Michael Thomas is auctioning off game-worn jerseys to benefit his scholarship fund for historically Black colleges and universities.
That includes jerseys worn by himself, defensive end J.J. Watt, quarterback Deshaun Watson and outsi ...
Posted Tuesday, October 13th 2020 at 11:45PM
By Michael Gallagher
The Vanderbilt men’s basketball team has had its fair share of schedule rearranging for the 2020 season due to COVID-19.
Usually starting the first week of November, the NCAA announces a Nov. 25 start date for the college b ...
Posted Tuesday, October 13th 2020 at 11:35PM
By A.R. Shaw
Master P’s son, Mercy Miller, could be the next top recruit to consider attending an HBCU. On Sept. 30, Miller and his family announced that he received an offer to play basketball at Hampton University.
Miller, a 6-4 freshmen poin ...
Posted Wednesday, September 30th 2020 at 9:39PM
By Danielle Mullins
Historically black colleges and university’s are known for everything they stand for from the beginning of time and all that they represent, particularly the exquisite dance lines and the significance they hold. Individuals who ...
Posted Thursday, September 24th 2020 at 2:52AM
By Jalen Morton
The Dallas Cowboys brought in four players on free-agent visits Wednesday, including a quarterback with, purportedly, one of the strongest arms you’ll ever see.
Per NFL reporter Aaron Wilson, the Cowboys hosted undrafted rookie ...
Posted Wednesday, September 16th 2020 at 8:17PM
It has been a challenging offseason for Drew Brees and wife Brittany Brees after the Saints quarterback’s initial comments about protests conducted during the national anthem was met with backlash. This summer, Drew reiterated his stance against play ...
Posted Sunday, September 13th 2020 at 8:55PM
Doug Williams endured some painful blindside hits as an NFL quarterback, but he embraced a recent one when he was informed that a certain foundation had endowed a scholarship in his name at his alma mater, Grambling State University.
"When I asked ...
Posted Sunday, September 13th 2020 at 3:41PM
HBCU Football players have seen a recent decline in making NFL rosters. This year only 19 players are currently on active rosters.
I am not sure if it is because of COVID-19 or what, but HBCU football players on NFL rosters are down. We broke down ...
Posted Thursday, September 10th 2020 at 12:33PM
I remember as a high school kid watching the Georgetown Hoyas play with their tall and proud African American coach. And then... All of the players on the floor and on the bench were black. I wondered to myself, is this what a black college looks l ...
Posted Tuesday, September 1st 2020 at 1:05PM
It was the summer of 2018 and Chris Paul was preparing for his second year with the Houston Rockets. That preparation included a very important meeting with his longtime stylist Courtney Mays.
The main focus of their discussion: How could they tak ...
Posted Monday, August 10th 2020 at 2:30PM
Composition Creator: Joe Mussatto
Chris Paul wore a mask embroidered with the letters HBCU, but it muffled his voice Wednesday night as he addressed reporters after routing the Lakers.
“Shoot, I can’t even hear myself,” said Paul, as he removed ...
Posted Sunday, August 9th 2020 at 9:04PM
Head coach Kenny Blakeney is helping make Howard college basketball’s offseason champs.
Composition Creator: Ricky O'Donnell
Kenny Blakeney took over a Howard men’s basketball program that needed to be rebuilt from the ground up when he was ...
Posted Thursday, August 6th 2020 at 5:43PM
Now let's hope that this leads to more black gamers getting computer science degrees and landing careers at places like Twitch or starting their own gaming companies!
Twitch has announced that it is partnering with Cxmmunity, an organization that ...
Posted Thursday, July 30th 2020 at 3:12PM
And the conversation continues, as NFL players Channing Crowder, Brandon Marshall, and Reggie Wayne argue, or shall we say 'discuss' more black athletes attending HBCUs with a proud Hampton Graduate that happened to be on the set of their IAMATHLETE Podcast.
Posted Wednesday, July 29th 2020 at 12:04AM