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Historic Bethel House in Smithfield Receives New Mural

November 16, 2018 | No comments

Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Black Greek letter organizations, ESPN cable network and Behr Paint recently collaborated to bring a new mural to Bethel House, a landmark of the Smithfield Community. “The Bethel House is an historical site inside the Smithfield area,” said Cory Pettway, who works for District 5 Birmingham Councilor Darrell […]

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BLACK COLLEGE FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME CLASS OF 2019 ANNOUNCED

November 8, 2018 | No comments

  November 1, 2018 (Atlanta, GA) – The Black College Football Hall of Fame (BCFHOF) announced its 10th Class today – the Class of 2019. Seven inductees were selected from a list of 25 Finalists who had been determined earlier by the BCFHOF Selection Committee. The Class of 2019 includes Emerson Boozer (Maryland Eastern Shore), […]

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PRIMESPORT, ESPN Events Renew Sponsorship

October 17, 2018 | No comments

ATLANTA – October 17, 2018 – PRIMESPORT, a leader in providing direct access to some of the biggest events in sports and entertainment, today announced a renewed and expanded partnership with ESPN Events as the Official Gameday Experience Provider.  PRIMESPORT will offer fans the chance to buy and sell tickets through an Official Ticket Exchange […]

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Air Force Reserve Renews Its Title Sponsorship of the Celebration Bowl

October 9, 2018 | No comments

ATLANTA – The Celebration Bowl announced today that the Air Force Reserve has renewed its title sponsorship of the game. Operated by ESPN Events, the fourth annual Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl is a championship-style game between the division champions of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC).  The game will […]

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Black College Football Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2019 Finalists

October 5, 2018 | No comments

At a glance: Finalists have been selected from over 150 nominees. Player Finalists represent 17 Super Bowl Rings, 11 NFL All-Pro selections and 36 Pro Bowl selections. Coach Finalists represent 11 Black College Football National Championships and 28 Conference Championships. The Class of 2019 Inductees will be announced on October 25, 2018. Inductees will be […]

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