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HBCU volleyball, Howard Bison, NCAA volleyball -

Maybe the fourth time is the charm. The Howard University women’s volleyball team, which just won its fourth straight Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) title, plays at Penn State in the first round of the NCAA tournament Friday. Howard beat North Carolina A&T for the MEAC championship in straight sets (25-23, 27-25, 25-16) on Nov. 18 […]

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Caylin Newton, HBCU Football, Howard Bison, Mike London -

Mike London, head football coach at Howard University for two years, says the decision to leave Washington, D.C., for The College of William & Mary was by no means an easy one. But it was based on being true to his principles of faith, family and football. London will be most remembered for his team’s […]

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HBCU Soccer, Howard Bison, Joel Cunningham -

The numbers just didn’t add up for young Joel Cunningham. Why would he accept the first college offer to come his way — from a coach he hardly knew, who had just signed on to lead a program that hadn’t had any serious success since Richard Nixon was president? Why wouldn’t the Jamaican star trust […]

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Caylin Newton, HBCU Football, Howard Bison -

Quarterback Caylin Newton regained some of his offensive luster Nov. 3 against Florida A&M, as Howard beat the Rattlers 31-23. After a subpar game in the Bison’s homecoming loss to South Carolina State on Oct. 27, Newton came back with a three-touchdown performance against FAMU, with two touchdown passes and one run into the end […]

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HBCU Bands, Howard Bison, Jay Rock -

The Howard University Showtime Marching Band was determined to give the crowd a homecoming show to remember. And despite rainy weather, the band did exactly that. Hip-hop artist Jay Rock only heightened the performance. Jay Rock, in the middle of his 30-city Big Redemption Tour, believed it was important to stop at Howard. He flew […]

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Bethune-Cookman Marching Wildcats, ESPN/The Undefeated HBCU Band Rankings, Florida A&M Rattlers, Grambling State World Famed Tiger Marching Band, Howard Bison, Jackson State Tigers, Norfolk State Spartans, North Carolina A&T Aggies, Prairie View Panthers, Southern Jaguars, Tennessee State Tigers, Texas Southern Tigers -

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. Here are the newest ESPN/The Undefeated Band Rankings for the Oct. 1-14 judging period, the third installment this season. Bethune-Cookman regains the top position in the […]

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Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl, Albany State Golden Rams, Amir Hall, Bowie State Bulldogs, Caylin Newton, Florida A&M Rattlers, HBCU Football, Howard Bison, Morehouse Tigers, North Carolina A&T Aggies, Virginia State Trojans -

Things have taken an unexpected turn atop the standings in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), as Florida A&M (FAMU) is proving it might be the team to beat this season. It’s way too early to say FAMU is headed to the Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl in Atlanta in December, but at 4-0 and with […]

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Florida A&M Rattlers, HBCU Homecoming, Howard Bison, North Carolina A&T Aggies, Southern Jaguars, Tuskegee Golden Tigers -

ESPN analyst Jay Walker, as he does this time of year every year, gives us who he thinks has the best homecoming on historically black college and university (HBCU) campuses. Here are his top 5: 5. Florida A&M University 4. Southern University 3. Tuskegee University 2. N.C. A&T University 1. Howard University Now let the […]

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Amir Hall, Bowie State Bulldogs, Caylin Newton, Dawonya Tucker, Franklin McCain III, HBCU Football, Howard Bison, Jalen Morton, North Carolina A&T Aggies, Prairie View Panthers -

ESPN football analyst Jay Walker has seen them all play. Now, here’s his midseason ranking of the top 5 candidates for HBCU Football Player of the Year. These leading contenders from historically black colleges and universities are: 5. North Carolina A&T All-American cornerback Franklin “Mac” McCain is the team leader in tackles and has two […]

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Dillard University, Florida A&M Rattlers, Google, HBCU Education, Howard Bison, Morgan State Bears, North Carolina A&T Aggies, Prairie View A&M, Spelman College -

Google’s partnership with Howard University just got a lot bigger. Google and Howard created a joint West Campus earlier this year, bringing 26 students to Google’s California location for advanced computer science training. The three-month initiative has led to a joint effort between Google and 10 other colleges and universities to provide a yearlong computer […]

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HBCU Education, Howard Bison, Spelman College, U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges -

Spelman College and Howard University are the two most prominent historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the latest U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 lists of Best Colleges and Universities. Spelman and Howard are ranked one and two on the list of best historically black colleges and universities for 2019. Spelman secured the No. […]

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Caylin Newton, Gimme 5, HBCU Football, Howard Bison, NCF, North Carolina A&T Aggies, Robert Brazile, Steve McNair -

As the Road to the 2018 Celebration Bowl begins with the MEAC/SWAC Challenge in Atlanta, ESPN football analyst Jay Walker gives us the top five storylines to watch for this football season at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). One of the players he says to keep an eye on is quarterback Caylin Newton, the […]

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Caylin Newton, HBCU Football, Howard Bison, NCF -

One of the biggest highlights from the first weekend of September HBCU football is the performance of Howard’s Caylin Newton in a losing effort against Ohio University. The Bisons’ quarterback had 532 total yards in the 38-32 loss to Ohio. He threw for 439 yards, on 26-for-52 passing, with three touchdowns and two interceptions; he […]

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Alcorn State Braves, Amir Hall, Bowie State Bulldogs, Caylin Newton, Darryl Johnson Jr., Davanta Reynolds, De’Arius Christmas, Franklin McCain III, Grambling Tigers, HBCU Football, Howard Bison, Lamar Raynard, Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils, NCF, North Carolina A&T Aggies, North Carolina Central Eagles, P.J. Simmons, Patrick Harbin Jr., Quinn McElfresh -

It’s time to take a close look at some of the really talented college football players at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). This level of football might not be on TV every weekend, but there are some terrific players on both sides of the ball this season. These players are big difference-makers, and they’re […]

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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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Cam Newton, Caylin Newton, HBCU Football, Howard Bison, Howard University -

There’s a Bison stampede going on in Washington, D.C., and Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton’s little brother is the main reason. The last time football mattered at Howard University, Jay Walker was the name in newspaper headlines. That’s because the 6-foot-4 transfer from Long Beach State was “the man” on campus, receiving All-Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference […]

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Alcorn State Braves, Bryan Cook, HBCU Football, Howard Bison, Langston University, Larry Brihm Jr., NCF, Noah Johnson, Norlando Veals, North Carolina Central Eagles -

After taking its first lead of the game with 16 seconds remaining, North Carolina Central had to feel good about its chances of beating Bethune-Cookman. A 15-play, 61-yard drive that ended with a 4-yard Chauncey Caldwell–Xavier McCoy connection put the Eagles ahead 10-7. The Eagles opted for a short kickoff that put Bethune-Cookman only 48 […]

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Alcorn State Braves, Caylin Newton, Celebration Bowl, Darius Leonard, HBCU Football, Howard Bison, MEAC, Morgan State Bears, South Carolina State Bulldogs, SWAC -

South Carolina State senior linebacker Darius Leonard finished with 18 tackles, two interceptions and an interception return for a touchdown in the Bulldogs’ 35-14 victory over Morgan State on Friday. Leonard had 14 solo tackles and 51 interception yards. Top HBCU performances Dewayne Betts helped lead Mississippi Valley State to its first win of the […]

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Caylin Newton, Celebration Bowl, Chauncey Caldwell, HBCU Football, Howard Bison, MEAC, North Carolina Central Eagles -

North Carolina Central safety Davanta Reynolds recorded his fourth consecutive game with an interception, and this time the takeaway resulted in the Eagles’ game-winning drive. Freshman quarterback Chauncey Caldwell connected with wideout Jacen Murphy on a 30-yard touchdown with 7:32 left in the third quarter to provide the final points in NCCU’s 13-7 victory over […]

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HBCU Sports, Houston Baptist Huskies, Howard Bison, Kent State Golden Flashes, Prairie View Panthers -

It’s time again for the Top 10 highlights from Week 2 of historically black college and university (HBCU) sports. This week, we include some women’s volleyball between Prairie View and Houston Baptist. But like Week 1, the Howard Bison had their share of big plays in their close loss to Kent State. Each week, look […]

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Anthony Philyaw, Caylin Newton, HBCU Football, Howard Bison, Kent State Golden Flashes, MEAC, SWAC -

Marquell Cartwright, the backup to Tarik Cohen the past two seasons, is making the most of his opportunity as North Carolina A&T’s featured running back, rushing for 121 yards on 18 carries in the Aggies’ 56-0 win over Mars Hill. Elijah Bell also had a stellar day, with six catches for 60 yards and three […]

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HBCU Football, Howard Bison, Howard University, Mike London, NCF, UNLV Rebels -

“We’re here to win on the field, to win off the field, and we’re going to win in the community,” Howard head football coach Mike London said to his new team back in January. “The old days and old ways are now the new days and the new ways.” Those words would resonate in Las […]

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Caylin Newton, Howard Bison, NCF, Serena Williams, Sloane Stephens, Tennis, Venus Williams, What Had Happened Was -

Game. Blouses. What a weekend for Venus Williams. She became an aunt on Friday when Serena Williams gave birth to her first child, a girl. On Sunday, Venus advanced to the quarterfinals of the US Open with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 victory over Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain. The ninth-seeded Williams is the only woman […]

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Cam Newton, Caylin Newton, HBCU Sports, Howard Bison, Howard University, NCF, UNLV Rebels -

Freshman quarterback Caylin Newton, Cam’s younger brother, is already making a name for himself. In his first college game, Newton led Howard University to a 43-40 upset win over UNLV on Saturday night in Las Vegas. Newton ran for 190 yards and two touchdowns and passed for 140 yards and another TD against the Rebels. […]

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HBCU Basketball, Howard Bison, Howard University -

Howard redshirt junior guard James “JT” Miller, the team’s second-leading scorer last season, announced Monday that he is transferring to Missouri State and will play immediately as a graduate transfer. Miller, who graduates May 13, scored 14.7 points a game last season and helped the Bison advance to the semifinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference […]

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Howard Bison, Howard University -

When Howard’s James Daniel missed all but two games this past season to injury after leading the nation in scoring the previous year, it was his roommate, James “JT” Miller, who picked up a lot of the offensive slack and often emerged as the best player on the court for the Bison. With each having […]

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HBCU Basketball, Howard Bison, Howard University -

As the players from Howard and Norfolk State lined up during a free throw in the final minute of Friday’s Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) tournament semifinal, Bison forward Tyler Stone shared a thought with one of his senior teammates standing across the lane. “I can’t remember who it was, but I said, ‘Hey, man. It’s […]

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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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HBCU Basketball, Howard Bison, Howard University -

He began the season as a preseason All-Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) first team selection, but Howard center Marcel Boyd never dominated games as expected. That is, until Thursday night’s quarterfinals of the MEAC men’s basketball tournament in Norfolk, Virginia. Boyd scored 15 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as No. 11 seed Howard defeated No. 3 […]

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HBCU Basketball, Howard Bison, Howard University -

In his two years at Howard, Cameron Lewis has proven to be one of the most fundamentally sound and energetic players on the team. A product of the Nichols School in Buffalo, New York (the same school that produced Christian Laettner), Lewis had career highs in points (12) and rebounds (6) during an 11-minute stint […]

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HBCU Basketball, Howard Bison, Howard University -

Kofi Andoh is just one of three Bison to play in every game this season (Solomon Mangham and Charles Williams are the others). Considering what he’s gone through in his personal life this year, that’s amazing. Andoh learned on the eve of the Dec. 7, 2016, game at Maryland that his mother, Joan Wright-Andoh, had […]

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HBCU Basketball, Howard Bison, Howard University -

Before this season, Chuck Smith, a walk-on senior, had played just eight minutes in his two years with the team. Earlier this season, his role was so minuscule that he wasn’t even traveling with the team to away games. But as injuries decimated Howard’s point guards, Smith, who didn’t play in the first 14 games, […]

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