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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 unofficial national championship for Historically Black Colleges and Universities kicks off college football bowl season at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday (Dec. 21). The postseason game features the champions of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). But for many, it’s more than a game — serving as a sense of heritage and tradition. The highly-anticipated contest is televised on ABC every ...

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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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Meet Chuck Lewis – HBCU Alumnus, Community Leader, and MEAC / SWAC Challenge Board Member

Find out how Morehouse grad and MEAC / SWAC Challenge board member Chuck Lewis is investing in the community. By Will Dean ATLANTA...

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MEAC, ESPN TO AGAIN STREAM GAMES ON ESPN3, ESPN+

NORFOLK, Va., July 8, 2019 – As part of a multi-year agreement reached last year, the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC)...

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MEAC ANNOUNCES 2019 FOOTBALL PREDICTED ORDER OF FINISH

NCAT Picked to Win 2019 MEAC Championship NORFOLK, Va., July 26, 2019 – North Carolina A&T State University has been picked ...

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SWAC Announces 2019 Preseason All-SWAC Football Teams

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its 2019 All-SWAC Preseason teams and Predicted Order of Finish o...

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MEAC ANNOUNCES 2019 ESPN FOOTBALL TV SCHEDULE

NORFOLK, Va., July 1, 2019—The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) has announced its ESPN football package for the 2019 seaso...

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SWAC Announces 2019 ESPN Football Schedule

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced the upcoming ESPN line-up for the 2019 season highlighted by ...

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