Sports Samplings – 5/1
HBCU free agent signings or invites to minicamp:
Virginia Union: Shamdu Nalls, Buffalo Bills
Morehouse: Mandell Ray, Oakland Raiders
N.C. A&T: Julian McKnight, Chicago Bears
Jackson State: Malik Hamner, Jacksonville Jaguars
Arkansas Pine-Bluff: Jamie Gillan, Cleveland Browns
Alcorn State: Sterling Shippy, Indianapolis Colts
Alabama A&M: Yurik Bethune
Tennessee State: Chidi Okeke
• Football camp. North Carolina Central is hosting a free Junior Eagles Youth Football Camp on May 4 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the LeRoy T. Walker Complex. There will be two groups: first through fourth grade, and fifth through eighth grade. Register at https://camps.jumpforward.com/treioliverfootballcamps/CampDetail/Index/12653 .
South Carolina State women will face North Carolina in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship on May 4, 1 p.m., in Chapel Hill.
Morgan State men will take on Wake Forest May 3 at 4 p.m.
Alabama State women head to Atlanta to play top-seed Georgia May 3 at 1 p.m.
ASU men will meet Mississippi State, also May 3 at 1 p.m.