Author Archives: Stephanie Cornish

  • Maryland Dumps Duke in Women’s Elite Eight

    Junior guard Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored a game-high 24 points to lead the No. 1 seed Maryland Terrapins to a 65-55 win over No. 4 seed Duke in the Elite Eight round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament on March 28 in Spokane, Wash. Maryland advanced to the Final Four, where it ...

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  • Kentucky Escapes Notre Dame in Elite Eight Round

    Sophomore guards and twin brothers Aaron and Andrew Harrison came through in the clutch, scoring five of Kentucky’s final seven points to help the No. 1 seed Wildcats edge out No. 3 seed Notre Dame, 68-66, in the Elite Eight round of the Midwest NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on ...

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  • Should the Wizards Fire Randy Wittman?

    The Washington Wizards have floundered in the second half of the 2014-2015 NBA season and unless a magical postseason run happens, the campaign will be an average one. Washington continues to fumble double-digit leads, collapse defensively and lose games that stronger teams win with ease. Head ...

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  • Another Viewpoint – ‘Saga of Sam’

    As I continue my journey through the life of Hall of Fame sportswriter Sam Lacy, I find myself taking nostalgic looks at my own life. I was visiting with my deceased cousin’s wife, Sheila and her brother, Doug when a topic popped out of the conversation.  Doug had quite a colorful life ...

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  • Boko Haram Kills 41, Prevents Hundreds Voting in Nigeria

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations but millions voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested presidential race in the nation’s history. All the Boko Haram attacks took ...

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  • Mayor Calls Summit to Halt Black Homicides

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake stressed the need for collaboration and continued conversation at the first forum on the mayor’s call to action to end African-American homicides. Held at the Rev. Dr. Jamal Bryant’s Empowerment Temple on March 24, the forum consisted of a panel featuring ...

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  • Maryland’s First Black Lawyers

    It is a promise that generations of activists have been demanding America live up to – the 14th Amendment. It says no American should be denied equal protection of the laws and no State shall “deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of the law.” The amendment was ...

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