Last December, Cheyney University announced that it would suspend football as a varsity sport, citing cost-cutting needs. In February, the school announced plans to launch rugby as a club sport for men and women at the embattled HBCU.
Claflin University Athletic Director Jerome Fitch breaks down the Panthers’ move to the CIAA, the ramifications it will have for student athletes and athletic corporate partnerships, and how it supports the university’s mission.
A historically black university will have an opening round win on Thursday night’s prelude to March Madness, as Texas Southern University and North Carolina Central University will play in the ‘First Four’ round of the NCAA men’s basketball playoffs.
The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference today announced a five-year extension for Commissioner Gregory Moore, adding a half-decade two what has arguably one of the great executive runs in the history of black college sports.
The Virginian-Pilot reports that the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference basketball tournaments will likely remain in Norfolk, Va. for the next three years.
Connell Maynor was today announced as the new head football coach at Alabama A&M University, bringing a larger-than-life personality and high-octane offense to the Southwestern Athletic Conference.
HBCU Gameday reports on the breaking news involving Virginia State University head football coach Reggie Barlow, who reportedly will leave the CIAA champions for an assistant coaching job with the Oakland Raiders.
North Carolina A&T State University head football coach Rod Broadway announced his retirement today, capping a career which has claimed championships in three historically black athletic conferences and which forced HBCU football into discussions of mid-major relevance.
Jackson State University is planning to appeal a federal judge’s order awarding $382,000 in damages to the school’s former women’s basketball coach in 2014, despite the school already spending more than $200,000 in attorney fees.
A corporate mainstay in black college sports renews its support of the oldest historically black athletics conference, as grocery conglomerate Food Lion and the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association yesterday announced a three-year extension of their sponsorship agreement.
Rep. Mark Walker of North Carolina’s 6th District commends North Carolina A&T State University’s football team on an undefeated season, capped with a victory in the 2017 Celebration Bowl. And asks House Speaker Paul Ryan to give him an ‘Aggie Pride.’
Courtesy of a Reddit thread, HBCU football fans may discover that guaranteed games against BCS competition can in fact pay off beyond a check.