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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.

NBA star Stephen Curry is on a mission to diversify the sport of golf through a new initiative.

Trailblazing basketball legend Earl Lloyd—the first Black player to compete in an NBA game—was recently honored by the city of Alexandria.

Raleigh-based Saint Augustine’s University is the first HBCU to launch a women’s rowing team.

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.

Osaka got emotional when talking about the incident after her match with Kudermatova, comparing it to Serena and Venus Williams being heckled at the BNP Paribas Open.  

The true essence of the CIAA tournament isn't the basketball or even the star musical performances; it’s in the camaraderie, tradition and legacy passed down from generation to generation in the HBCU community.

Bronny James has just officially become one of the more important picks in the future NBA Drafts. LeBron James has had a rocky season with the Lakers this year. The team is currently in 9th place in the Western Conference, with a mediocre record of 27-31. There is a chance LeBron might miss the playoffs […]

Ultimately the Court of Arbitration for Sports allowed Valieva to compete because of her age, making her a "protected person" by the definition of the World Anti-Doping Agency.

Jackson is also the first American woman in nearly 30 years to take home gold in the event.