Heisman Trophy Winner Marcus Mariota to Enter NFL Draft

Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota, junior quarterback for the Oregon Ducks, has declared his eligibility for this year’s NFL draft. “After meeting with my family, I have decided to forgo my final year of eligibility...

Howard Wins Fifth Straight, Drops Wake Forest 63-59 in OT

The Howard University Lady Bison extended their winning streak to four games after beating nonconference opponent Wake Forest, 63-59, in overtime Dec. 18 at the Lawrence Joel Coliseum in Winston Salem, N.C. The Lady...

Deacon Jones: Football’s Most feared Sackmaster

His nickname belied his calling. David "Deacon" Jones was the most feared member of the Fearsome Foursome, the original sackmaster. Reggie White, Bruce Smith, Lawrence Taylor — they all followed the lead set by Jones,...

Is Cameron Newton the Next Black Stand Out Quarterback?

There have been only a handful African-American quarterbacks in recent years to dominate in the powerhouse Southeastern Conference (SEC). Chris Leak of Florida University (2003-2006) and former Kentucky University star Andre Woodson (2004-2007) lead...

Hoyas Face New Challenges in 2011-2012

Georgetown head coach John Thompson III (JTIII) has his work cut out for him this season. He lost three starters since last year including the two leading scorers, giving his team a completely different...

France’s Gael Monfils Defeated by Roger Federer

NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Federer saved two match points while coming all the way back from a two-set deficit to beat Gael Monfils 4-6, 3-6, 6-4, 7-5, 6-2 on Thursday night and reach...

Serena Williams Runs US Open Winning Streak to 17 !!!

NEW YORK (AP) — Bidding for a third consecutive U.S. Open title, Serena Williams moved into the fourth round by beating 52nd-ranked Varvara Lepchenko 6-3, 6-3 Saturday. The No. 1-ranked and No. 1-seeded Williams has faced...

Could Knicks Emerge as Next NBA “Super Team”?

Fresh from his trade to the New York Knicks, point guard Derrick Rose caught reporters off guard when he recently suggested that his new team could possess the same “super team” status as the...

Will Russell Westbrook’s Triple-Double Record be Broken?

(Updated 4/16/2017) With less than a week left in the regular season, anxiety was beginning to mount as to whether or not Russell Westbrook could break Oscar Robinson’s 56-year-old record for most triple-doubles in...

Ravens Upset Top-Seeded Broncos in Double Overtime

Ravens rookie kicker Justin Tucker nailed a 47-yard field goal to upset the No. 1seed Denver Broncos, 38-35, in double-overtime of a wild AFC divisional round game Jan. 12 in Denver, Colo. Baltimore was...

Goodman League’s Lincoln Park Destroys NYC Team

The George C. Goodman League on July 31 hosted a big primetime game between it’s Lincoln Park Goodman League team and a visiting team from New York. The team from New York didn't know what hit...

Dennis Green: A Pioneer for Blacks in NFL

Former Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals head coach Dennis Green will be remembered for numerous achievements following his death on July 21 at age 67. The numbers on Green’s resume don’t lie: two NFC championship...