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Cricket Wireless Named New Title Sponsor of MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kickoff and Celebration Bowl

ESPN Events, a division of ESPN, has announced a three-year sponsorship agreement with Cricket Wireless, who will be the new title sponsor for the MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kickoff and Celebration Bowl. Both events, which are staged in Atlanta, celebrate the tradition, legacy and values of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. “We are delighted to have Cricket Wireless as the title sponsor of both our football kickoff and bowl games,” said John Grant, executive director for the MEAC/SWAC Challenge Kickoff and Celebration Bowl. “These events provide valuable diversity to the spor...

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BLACK COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2021 ANNOUNCED

November 19, 2020 (Atlanta, GA) – The Black College Football Hall of Fame (BCFHOF) announced its 12th Class today – the Class...

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‘BOWL SEASON’ ANNOUNCED AS NEW NAME OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL’S POSTSEASON

Logo and visual identity developed for the annual “Celebration of College Football” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | OCTOBER 23, 2020 ...

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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 an...

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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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