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Aggies-Eagles throwdown on Monday
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Hampton senior Jermaine Marrow broke the program’s all-time scoring record after hitting 18 points in an 80-70 win over UNC Asheville. Marrow replaced the legendary Rick Mahorn with a free throw with 4:12 remaining and ended the game with 2,421 career points. One week is left in the CIAA regular season, can you believe it? As usual, College Corner
 
Shame on college football for lack of black coaches
Thursday, February 13, 2020
Colleges around the country wrapped up their football signing classes this week, proudly touting scores of African American athletes as the next big stars. It’s a whole different situation on the sideline. Segregation still rules the coaching ranks. And not just the top guys. A review of all 130 Football Bowl Subdivision schools found shockingly low
 
HBCU grad launches dessert company
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
Kolby McNeal, founder and chief culinary officer of Sweets in a Jar LLC, has launched an on-the-go homemade dessert company based in Little Rock, Arkansas. While excelling in academics as well as athletics at the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff, McNeal has also been working hard to grow his business. This student-athlete phenom turned entrepreneur, who
 
Blount scores 20 to carry NCCU past MSU
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
BALTIMORE, Md. — Jibri Blount grabbed nine rebounds and scored 20 points, including the game-winning shot with 2.2 seconds left, and North Carolina Central Beat Morgan State 58-57 on Monday night to win its fifth straight. Malik Miller’s layup with 14 seconds to play put the Bears up 58-57 before the Eagles called a timeout. Blount made a layup
 
New XFL kicks off with entertaining debut in DC
Monday, February 10, 2020
WASHINGTON — The debut of the new XFL had a punt blocked for a touchdown, a juiced-up crowd roaring for big plays and a player swearing during an in-game television interview. The actual football was hit and miss. College national championship-winning former Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones was the biggest star on the field and took the
 
Itís official: A&T leaves MEAC
Friday, February 7, 2020
North Carolina A&T announced Friday it will move to the Big South Conference in 2021, a major blow to the shrinking Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. The Greensboro university, which announced the move at an on-campus news conference, will join the Big South on July 1, 2021, as the conference's 12th full-time member. It will have the largest enrollment
 
XFL gives HBCUs players second chance to shine
Friday, February 7, 2020
If you still haven’t come down from that thrilling Super Bowl matchup, and your football jones motor is running into overdrive, your season doesn’t have to end. The XFL (XFL.com) begins this weekend in eight cities across the country. The league runs from February 8 through April 26 with playoffs and a championship game. The games will be
 
Livingstone hires ex-Panther
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Carolina Panthers defensive lineman Sean Gilbert was named Livingstone’s new head football coach last week, replacing the fired Daryl Williams. Gilbert played for the Panthers for 11 seasons but has no college football coaching experience. He owns a nonprofit and has assistant coached at South Mecklenburg and West Charlotte high schools. The Blue
 
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White House budget proposal cuts $8.6 billion from HUD

Once again, the White House Budget proposal slashes funding and programs that many low- and

My Almond Joy and Mounds awards

The women rocked this season in the CIAA. The power trifecta of Virginia Union, Bowie State and

SC State great named player of the year

Former South Carolina State great Javon Hargrave has been named the 2020 Black College Football