Michael Strahan is grateful for his HBCU experience. ET's Kevin Frazier caught up with the Good Morning America co-host in honor of Black History Month, and he had nothing but praise for his alma mater, Texas Southern University, where he played foot ...
Posted Wednesday, February 24th 2021 at 10:54PM
By The Hilltop Staff (Howard University) - Jabari Richardson
The entire world of HBCU sports has evolved in the past few months. With the help of elite athletes and activists in the sports world, the recognition and attention to black athletics ar ...
Posted Tuesday, February 23rd 2021 at 5:15PM
JACKSON, Miss. -- Pro Football Hall of Famer Deion Sanders won his college coaching debut Sunday as Jackson State defeated NAIA opponent Edward Waters 53-0 at Mississippi Veteran Memorial Stadium.
Posted Sunday, February 21st 2021 at 11:18PM
By Cassandra Negley
Michael B. Jordan wants to keep a spotlight on historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and their athletic programs.
The actor, producer and 2020 winner of People’s Sexiest Man Alive, is launching the Hoops Dream ...
Posted Thursday, December 17th 2020 at 3:52AM
JACKSON, Miss. – Jackson State head football Deion Sanders is excited to announce his inaugural coaching staff. The staff includes a unique blend of coaches at the NFL, intercollegiate, and prep levels.
"We have a great group of coaches, and I'm ...
Posted Monday, December 7th 2020 at 9:48PM
Recently it seems that many white owned media outlets not only in the United States, but around the world have been seriously criticizing Star Basketball Player, Makur Maker's decision to attend a Historically Black College/University.
The latest ...
Posted Thursday, December 3rd 2020 at 2:37AM
By David Waldstein
In the hallway of his family’s apartment in Valley Stream, N.Y., last month, Noah Bodden overturned a large green trash bag, spilling out several pounds of recruiting letters.
The envelopes bore the insignia of many prominent ...
Posted Monday, November 23rd 2020 at 3:33AM
NBA player Robert Covington is on a mission to empower student-athletes at his alma mater. According to The Tennessean, the Houston Rockets forward recently donated $1 million to Tennessee State University.
Covington’s generous donation will go to ...
Posted Monday, November 16th 2020 at 2:40AM
One of the top basketball players in the nation made history, taking her talents to an HBCU.
“Sacrifices, working out, having good character and just making connections and having fun.”
That’s what Se’Quoia Allmond said goes in to being one of ...
Posted Monday, November 16th 2020 at 2:06AM
The NFL has announced the inaugural Madden NFL 21 x HBCU Tournament, an esports competition designed to connect communities and students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
The tournament will be presented by the NFL, which has part ...
Posted Wednesday, November 4th 2020 at 4:21AM
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