Arizona Holds off Washington in 4th Qtr. to Win, 31-23

Arizona quarterback Carson Palmer threw for 300 yards and three touchdowns as the Arizona Cardinals defeated Washington’s NFL team, 31-23, on Dec. 4 in Glendale, Ariz. Arizona put the first points on the board on...

Defense Continues to Undermine Wizards

For the Washington Wizards (6-12), the common theme in their early season struggles has been the same: defense. The Wizards have allowed opponents to score 100 or more points in 11 of their 12 losses so far this season. The...

Morgan State Loses Fourth Straight

The Morgan State Bears’ losing slump extended to four games after a 72-58 loss to Rutgers University on Dec. 3 in Piscataway, N.J. The loss dropped the Bears’ record to 2-6 so far this season;...

Howard Routs American University for First Win of Season

The Howard Bison finally tasted victory this season. Junior guard James Miller scored 30 points to lead the Howard Bison men's basketball team to a 71-54 win over American University on Dec. 3 at Burr...

Column: Woods is Back, But Don’t Expect the Old Tiger

It was 20 years ago last month when the world began to understand that golf, at least for the near future, wouldn't be the same. Tiger Woods was on the prowl in Las Vegas, stalking...

Serena Williams: Women ‘Must Continue to Dream Big’

Serena Williams has penned an open letter calling out what she sees as double standards faced by women in sports. The 22-time Grand Slam champion writes that women "are constantly reminded" they aren't men. She...

Dunbar Poets’ Melvin Curbeam Averaged 47 Yards Per Game Over Season

Welcome to the Afro’s weekly sports wrap-up. The Matchup Wrap-up: There were only two games to see this week. Dunbar versus Walkersville, and Fort Hill versus Edmonson-Westside. Both the Poets and the Red Storm were doing...

Wise Pumas Crush Howard Lions in MD Playoffs

Welcome to the Afro’s weekly sports wrap-up. The Matchup Wrap-up: On Nov. 25, the hosting Wise Pumas football squad scored a big 48-0 victory over the Howard Lions. The Wise Pumas are continuing an undefeated streak...

Ravens Retake First Place in AFC North with Win over Bengals

The Baltimore Ravens moved back into first place in the AFC North after holding off the Cincinnati Bengals for a 19-14 victory on Nov. 27 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. The win improved the...

Will the Warriors Pursue a Challenge for 70-Plus Wins Again?

The Golden State Warriors are off to a 17-2 start this season, the exact same mark with which the 1995-1996 Chicago Bulls began their season before finishing with a then-record 72-10 mark. Last year’s Warriors team exploded out...

Beal’s Hot Hand Guides Wizards

A hot-shooting Bradley Beal led the Wizards to a 2-1 week which included a much-needed four-game Thanksgiving holiday break. Beal and lead guard John Wall continue to pile up impressive stats, but now the...

Another Viewpoint: “Diary of a Fickle Fan”

I was born and raised in D.C., and when football season came around it was all about the Washington NFL team. When I joined my crew in the alley for a little football, we would...