College Sports

Coach Deion Sanders pledging half his salary to upgrade Jackson State football underscores the importance of HBCUs investing in their athletic facilities. As these institutions keep recruiting top athletes, there will need to be a sustained investment in their sports programs. The post Why It’s So Important For HBCUs To Invest In Their Athletic Facilities appeared first on NewsOne.

Fired Grambling State volleyball coach Chelsy Lucas says she was just following orders from the athletic director when she cut the entire team's players. The post Fired Grambling Volleyball Coach Chelsy Lucas Says She Was ‘Directed’ To ‘Get Rid’ Of Team appeared first on NewsOne.

Chelsey Lucas lost her job less than six months after accepting it.

The NCAA tournament is arguably the biggest event in all of college athletics that brings a sizable payday for many participating conferences. But HBCUs have found themselves on the lower end of the financial spectrum.

Infamous former Baylor University football coach Art Briles quickly resigned as offensive coordinator at Grambling State after intense backlash from the HBCU community. Briles was fired after a wide-ranging sexual assault scandal at Baylor.

When it comes to Paul Quinn College, a Dallas-based HBCU, many are saying the private university may have the best basketball court in America after images of the outstanding design recently went viral.