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  • SIAC suspends all fall sports and championships events for 2020
    by HBCU Sports on July 9, 2020 at 10:26 pm

    ATLANTA, Ga. — The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has made the very difficult decision to extend the suspension of all sporting and championship events through the Fall of 2020. This decision was primarily predicated on the overarching concern shared by all SIAC member institutions with regard to the health and safety of our student-athletes,

  • CIAA elects to suspend fall sports amid growing ‘reality’ over COVID-19 case surges
    by HBCU Sports on July 9, 2020 at 9:59 pm

    CHARLOTTE – After a thorough analysis, the Board of Directors for the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, in conjunction with its Athletic Directors Association, has voted that NCAA sport competition sponsored by the conference will not occur during the fall of 2020 due to ongoing safety concerns associated with COVID-19. The decision is informed by the

  • ‘Inspire others to take HBCUs seriously:’ Makur Maker explains in ESPN interview why he chose Howard
    by Kendrick Marshall on July 9, 2020 at 7:46 pm

    Five-star college basketball recruit Makur Maker made national headlines when he decided to commit to Howard University. In his first interview since the announcement, Maker spoke with ESPN’s Pablo Torre to explain why Howard was his choice over traditional Division I powers and the significance for HBCU programs and young black athletes. “It’s been crazy,”

  • MEAC announces esports partnership with Blaze Fire Games
    by HBCU Sports on July 9, 2020 at 6:19 pm

    NORFOLK, Va., — The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced a partnership with Blaze Fire Games to create academic and career pathway opportunities in the fields of technology and gaming. As part of the agreement, Blaze Fire Games will be launching a MEAC esports league. “As esports becomes increasingly viable from a financial and cultural

  • Howard University: One of seven finalists for five-star defensive end Korey Foreman
    by Kenn Rashad on July 9, 2020 at 4:03 am

    The Howard University basketball program made national headlines when five-star recruit Makur Maker committed to the program over powerhouse programs such as Kentucky, Duke, and UCLA. It now appears that the Bison football program could be making some noise as well. Five-star defensive end Korey Forman of Corona (Calif.) Centennial High School has Howard on

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