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Cricket Wireless Named New Title Sponsor of MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kickoff and Celebration Bowl

ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, has announced a three-year sponsorship agreement with Cricket Wireless, who will be the new title sponsor for the MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kickoff and Celebration Bowl. Both events, which are staged in Atlanta, celebrate the tradition, legacy and values of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. “We are delighted to have Cricket Wireless as the title sponsor of both our football kickoff and bowl games,” said John Grant, executive director for the MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kickoff and Celebration Bowl. “These events provide valuable diversity to the sports o...

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BLACK COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2021 ANNOUNCED

November 19, 2020 (Atlanta, GA) – The Black College Football Hall of Fame (BCFHOF) announced its 12th Class today – the Class...

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2020 MEAC/SWAC Challenge Cancelled

Statement from ESPN Events “Due to the MEAC’s announcement of the cancellation of fall sports, both the MEAC/SWAC Challenge an...

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2020 MEAC/SWAC Challenge Matchup Features Grambling State and South Carolina State

Two of the most prominent HBCU football programs will begin their 2020 season at the MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kick-off. The matchup bet...

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Pittsburgh Steelers DL Javon Hargrave Named 2019 Black College Football Pro Player of the Year, Presented by NFLPA

ATLANTA, GA (February 20, 2020) – Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Javon Hargrave has been selected as the 2019 recipie...

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The 14th release of the BOXTOROW HBCU FCS recruiting class rankings

by Donal Ware boxtorow.com This is the 14th year of BOXTOROW’s Top 10 HBCU FCS Recruiting Class Rankings. Recruiting at HBCUs ha...

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Celebration Bowl provides ‘tremendous opportunity’ for Atlanta’s business community

Over 40,000 visitors will descend on Atlanta this weekend — not for a convention or conference but for the Celebration Bowl. The...

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Sports business professionals set to engage Tri-Cities High School students at annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge High School Seminar

As part of the festivities surrounding the 15th annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge in Atlanta, Ga., ESPN Events will present its annual H...

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Sneak Peek into the 2019 MEAC / SWAC Challenge

Check out our player preview to find out who to watch in this year’s MEAC / SWAC Challenge By Will Dean August 8, 2019 ATLANTA &...

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