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  • Will RGIII Ever Return to his Rookie Form?

    The magical campaign that was Robert Griffin III’s rookie season and the Washington Redskins’ last playoff appearance seem like ages ago. It was only 2012 when RGIII was a rookie, taking the world by storm. A few injuries and a couple of different coaches later and Griffin finds himself at a ...

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  • Another Viewpoint: ‘And the Beat Goes On’

    I am sure most of you are guilty of this, and will get a chuckle when I confess that it is happening to me.  I was kicking back in my favorite chair with one eye on the TV and the other in my brain searching for my column material.  Sam’s story kept popping up, and […]

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  • Dunbar Survives Eastern Tech for 2A North Title

    The Dunbar Poets of Baltimore City claimed the 2A North regional championship after surviving Eastern Tech of Baltimore, 30-28, in the finals on Nov. 21 in Rosedale, Md. The Poets led by a comfortable 30-14 lead at one point during the third quarter, but allowed Eastern Tech to cut their lead ...

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  • Eastern Defeats Bell in DCIAA Gravy Bowl

    When Jerome Johnson was asked how he felt after leading the Eastern Ramblers to a decisive win over Bell in the District of Columbia Interscholastic Athletic Association (DCIAA) Gravy Bowl, the overwhelming emotions didn’t leave him with many words. “I’m just excited,” Johnson said, ...

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  • NBA Pioneer Jason Collins Announces Retirement

    Longtime NBA player Jason Collins, 35, announced he was gay last year, becoming the first openly gay player of any major sports.  A year later, Collins has announced his retirement from the NBA. “It’s time, and I’m very much looking forward to the next steps,” Collins said Nov. 19 ...

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  • Dwight Howard to Be Investigated for Alleged Child Abuse

    Police in Georgia have reopened a child abuse investigation regarding Houston Rockets star Dwight Howard. The case is from the summer when he admitted to authorities that he beat his son with a belt buckle. He didn’t see anything wrong with his actions and reasoned that he was disciplined in ...

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  • NFL Suspends Peterson for at Least Rest of Season

    (Updated 11/18/2014) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Adrian Peterson’s future with the Minnesota Vikings dimmed further Tuesday, with the NFL suspending the star running back without pay for at least the rest of the season. As his representatives initiated an appeal, Peterson remained at the center of ...

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  • Charlie Sifford Recognized for Breaking Barriers

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Tiger Woods might not be a world famous athlete were it not for Charlie Sifford and other Black golfers who took a stand in the 1950s against the racist policies that denied them their chance to compete in the sport they loved. Sifford, 92, will receive the Presidential Medal ...

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