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2020 Celebration Bowl 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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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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Celebration Bowl provides ‘tremendous opportunity’ for Atlanta’s business community

From the Atlanta Business Chronicle:https://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2019/12/20/celebration-bowl-provides-tremendous-oppor...

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North Carolina A&T Wins Third Consecutive Title in 64-44 Thriller

ATLANTA – North Carolina A&T and Alcorn State combined to set several records Saturday at the Celebration Bowl at Mercedes B...

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FOOTBALL BOWL ASSOCIATION RELEASES 2019-20 BOWL SCHEDULE

Several top matchups loom in addition to CFP games This day marked a special Selection Sunday with the long-awaited announcement o...

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Alcorn State University Heads to the Celebration Bowl for the Third Time

ATLANTA – The second invitation to the fifth annual Celebration Bowl – to be played on Saturday, Dec. 21, at noon ET from Merc...

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BLACK COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME ANNOUNCES 2019 BLACK COLLEGE FOOTBALL DEACON JONES TROPHY FINALISTS

  Atlanta, GA (December 6, 2019) – The Black College Football Hall of Fame (BCFHOF) announced today four Finalists for the ...

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Minute Maid is on the #roadtoatlanta with us

Catch the #MinuteMaidFresh Tour at a store near you for the chance to win tickets to the game and other prizes courtesy of @cocaco...

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Jackson State’s Jonathan Johnson: A man of perseverance

The drum major for the school’s marching band, Sonic Boom of the South, details his journey to achieving his dream   ...

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