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What the new NIL means for student-athletes

An extremely liberating move has been made in favor of college athletes all over the country that seems to answer all the pleas that student-athletes have been making for years.  A law went into effect on July 1st that now allows students opportunities to profit

CIAA Football Media Day Set to Kick-off 2021 Season

CHARLOTTE, NC –The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) will begin the 2021 football season with its annual football media day on Thursday, July 22. The event will take place in a fully virtual setting for the first time in the conference’s history.   Each of the CIAA’s twelve head football

HBCUs send 5 athletes to the Olympic Games for Track and Field

Photo courtesy of North Carolina A&T Athletics The 2021 Tokyo Olympic Trials for Track and Field were held this past weekend where we saw HBCUs and African American athletes having incredible success, sending several athletes to the 2021 Olympic Games.  Representing North Carolina A&T, Randolph

Florida A&M secures first MEAC conference title

The 2021 MEAC Golf Championship was played this past weekend in Greensboro, with the Florida A&M Rattlers being the victors of the tournament. This marks the first MEAC conference championship in program history.  The Rattlers shot with pinpoint accuracy the entire tournament, shooting a combined

Tennessee State Not Renewing Contract of Head Coach Rod Reed

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (TSU News Service)- Tennessee State University head football coach Rod Reed’s contract will not be renewed after 11 seasons at the helm of the TSU football program. The announcement comes following the conclusion of the shortened 2020-21 spring football season in which the Tigers

Voorhees vice president becomes a MEAC Woman in Sports pioneer

Denmark, S.C.- Charlene Myers Johnson, vice president for student affairs and director of athletics, was recently recognized as a MidEastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) pioneer in women’s sports in celebration of MEAC’s 50th anniversary and Women’s History Month. The MEAC Senior Woman Administrators selected Johnson along

MEAC Championships Recap

The men’s and women’s MEAC basketball tournament took place two weeks ago to see who would get the opportunity to represent one of the two HBCU conferences in the NCAA Tournament this March.  The men’s championship game was played between Morgan State and Norfolk State