Tag: HBCU Sports

Deion Sanders Pledges Half His Salary To Renovate Jackson State University’s Football Facilities

Source: Paras Griffin / Getty Jackson State football coach Deion Sanders has made a public pledge to donate half his salary to the HBCU. His financial commitment to the institution will be to help complete the school’s football facilities, and Sanders posted a video… Continue Reading “Deion Sanders Pledges Half His Salary To Renovate Jackson State University’s Football Facilities”

The Tom Joyner Foundation And BetMGM To Offer Executive Series For HBCU Students

Although our founder Tom Joyner is enjoying his well-earned retirement, he still finds time to give back to the Black community through his decades-spanning namesake scholarship program. The Tom Joyner Foundation is now partnering with sports betting portal BetMGM to offer an Executive Series… Continue Reading “The Tom Joyner Foundation And BetMGM To Offer Executive Series For HBCU Students”

HBCU Makes Sports History With Rowing Team

Source: Fuse / Getty Scholars at historically Black colleges and universities throughout the country are trailblazing historic paths in the realm of sports. Saint Augustine’s University is the first HBCU to launch a women’s rowing team. Saint Augustine's University is launching the first HBCU… Continue Reading “HBCU Makes Sports History With Rowing Team”

Deion Sanders Put 10 NFL Teams On Blast As No-Shows For HBCU Pro Day At Jackson State

Following the shocking documentation of his toe amputation earlier this month, NFL/MLB legend Deion Sanders is still going hard in the sports world as head football coach at Jackson State. One of his current priorities is the 2022 NFL Draft in April, especially after… Continue Reading “Deion Sanders Put 10 NFL Teams On Blast As No-Shows For HBCU Pro Day At Jackson State”

HBCU Prairie View A&M University Marching Band To Get Docuseries On The CW

One of the most entertaining things about going to an HBCU, or simply attending a sporting event at historically Black colleges and universities, is the energy from the marching band on the sideline and especially during halftime. Few can come close to comparing to… Continue Reading “HBCU Prairie View A&M University Marching Band To Get Docuseries On The CW”

HBCU Paul Quinn College Might Have The Best Basketball Court Ever Made

Basketball is more about the game itself rather than aesthetics like uniform color and home court designs, but we’d be lying if we said it didn’t play a big part in the appeal when choosing a favorite team. For Dallas-based HBCU Paul Quinn College,… Continue Reading “HBCU Paul Quinn College Might Have The Best Basketball Court Ever Made”