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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 and Celebration Bowl are cancelled for the 2020 season. Ticket refunds will be available through Ticketmaster.” Quote from John T. Grant, Executive Director -30- Media contact: Anna Negrón at anna.m.negron@espn.com or 860-256-1757; @ItsAnnaNegron

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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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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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