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After joining the Big South Conference last year, Hampton University has found another way to expand its brand and reach. It will officially add the triathlon as a varsity sport. It is the first historically black college or university (HBCU) to do so. “This is another way to get the Hampton brand worldwide. This is […]

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The ESPN/The Undefeated HBCU Band Rankings A look at the marvel and majesty of HBCU bands, their culture, their universities, the personalities and performances that make them so unique. It’s time for this season’s second ranking of the ESPN/The Undefeated HBCU bands, and we have new top schools in both categories. The new top bands […]

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Alcorn State Braves, Grambling Tigers, Hampton Pirates, HBCU Football, MEAC/SWAC Football Challenge, Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils, NCF, North Carolina A&T Aggies, North Carolina Central Eagles, Prairie View Panthers, Road to the Celebration Bowl, Southern Jaguars, Tennessee State Tigers -

As the last few hot days of summer give way to autumn breezes, bands are putting the final touches on their routines to the latest popular songs and students are assembling back on campuses. It’s clear that it’s time we turn our attention to a new football season. Last year, the best historically black college […]

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Alcorn State Braves, Bowie State Bulldogs, De'Lance Turner, Hampton Pirates, HBCU Football, Howard Bison, Jackson State Tigers, Savannah State Tigers, South Carolina State Bulldogs, Stefen Banks, Terrell Kennedy, Yahkee Johnson -

Thanks to Terrell Kennedy‘s 69-yard touchdown run in the second quarter, Jackson State upset Alcorn State, 7-3, in the regular-season finale. After going 0-7 to start the season, Jackson State won three of its last four, including Saturday’s victory over the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) East Division champion Alcorn State. Kennedy finished with 73 yards […]

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Big South, Dereon Carr, Hampton Pirates, HBCU Football, Howard Bison, MEAC, Yahkee Johnson -

Two days after finding out it would be moving out of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, a league it has been a member of for 22 years, Hampton’s football team beat archrival Howard 20-17 in front of a packed stadium Saturday. As the final seconds ticked off the clock, the Bison’s Caylin Newton threw a desperation […]

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Aaron Brooks, Black Quarterbacks, From the 757 to the NFL, Hampton Pirates, Hampton University, Michael Vick, Mike Tomlin, NFL, Pittsburgh Steelers -

Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin and former NFL quarterbacks Michael Vick and Aaron Brooks say their allegiance to the 757 community in southern Virginia comes from wanting to give back and see others succeed. “I want to be accountable as a role model to help these kids dream their dreams,” said Vick, who played for […]

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Aaron Brooks, From the 757 to the NFL, Hampton Pirates, Hampton University, Michael Vick, Mike Tomlin, NFL -

Michael Vick. Mike Tomlin. Aaron Brooks. They’re among many from the Hampton Roads, Virginia, area who have achieved NFL success. Each overcame challenges along the way, applying lessons learned in their youth to reach the highest level of the game. Let’s discuss their journey. On Thursday, Hampton Roads Youth Foundation, ESPN’s The Undefeated and Hampton […]

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Baylor Bears, Duke Blue Devils, Hampton Pirates, HBCU Basketball, NCB, NCW, North Carolina Central Eagles, North Carolina Tar Heels, Texas Southern Tigers, UC Davis Aggies -

Congratulations! Your historically black college and university made it into the NCAA Division I Tournament. What does that mean? Well, some teams — both Texas Southern’s men and women’s teams and Hampton’s women’s team — made the tournament outright. All three of those teams have earned a spot as a 16- or 15-seed in their […]

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Alabama State Hornets, Alcorn State Braves, Bethune-Cookman University, Florida A&M University, Grambling Tigers, Hampton Pirates, Howard Bison, Maryland-Eastern Shore Shore Hawks, MEAC, NCB, NCW, Norfolk State Spartans, North Carolina A&T Aggies, North Carolina Central Eagles, Southern Jaguars, SWAC, Texas Southern Tigers -

For fans of basketball at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), Friday and Saturday are the most important days of the year, as fans find out which men’s and women’s teams from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) will battle for automatic bids to the NCAA tournament. This list of […]

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Hampton Pirates, Hampton University, HBCU, HBCU Football, Howard Bison, Howard University -

The Howard Bison and Hampton Pirates convened on Saturday afternoon at RFK Stadium in Northeast Washington, D.C., for their annual football rendezvous, the AT&T Nation’s Football Classic. The smell of barbecue sneaked through the holes in the smoker and permeated the air. And, of course, if your sense of smell wasn’t picking up on the […]

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