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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.

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

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.

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.

The Pacers are sending forward/center Domantas Sabonis and guards Jeremy Lamb, and Justin Holiday to the Sacramento Kings in for guards Tyrese Haliburton, Buddy Hield and forward/center Tristan Thompson.

The attention and spotlight on HBCU sports are at one of their highest points in recent history. A huge reason for that is the influx of former professional athletes taking head coaching jobs at these institutions and providing their guidance and expertise to the next generation.

The Division II Bowie State Bulldogs had arguably the best season of any HBCU program. The squad won 12 games, went undefeated in their conference, and went further in the division two playoffs than any other team in school history.

LeBron James had a couple removed from the L.A. Lakers vs. Indiana Pacers game after a woman allegedly said to him, "I hope Bronny dies in a car wreck."

Former NFL running back Zac Stacy was caught on video brutally attacking his ex-girlfriend and mother of his five-month-old child who was present during the violent assault, which took place at the woman's Florida home.

A rally for NBA player Kyrie Irving that also served as a protest against the vaccine mandate preventing him from playing this season drew comparisons to the Jan. 6 Capitol riots after turning violent in Brooklyn on Sunday afternoon.

The anti-vaccine hysteria is now sweeping through the NBA like a fast-break layup.

Unfortunately, some of those COVID-19 conspiracists happen to be stars we love and admire. Here's a list of NBA athletes who have shared their controversial opinions about the COVID-19 vaccine.