Former NFL Star Wheatley Poised to Lead MSU Football

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] According to sources close to Morgan State University Athletics, a former NFL running back is close to signing a contract to be Morgan State University’s next head football coach. Tyrone Wheatley,...

DMV HBCU Report

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer,  [email protected] Bowie State University Perhaps Bowie State got the wake up call they needed from their fiercest CIAA rivals after an extended win streak.  Just when it appeared the Bulldogs had...

DMV HBCU Report: MLK Weekend Starts Conference Stretch Run

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Now that winter break is over the march toward college basketball tournament time is on at Howard, Bowie and Morgan State.  Inexperience and injuries have caused inconsistency for all...

CIAA Tournament is Bigger Than Basketball For Baltimore To Profit

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] In the interest of full disclosure, yours truly has been the national radio voice of the CIAA championships for eight of the last 10 years.  During that time, I’ve had...

DMV HBCU Report

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] BOWIE STATE MEN AND WOMEN ROUNDING INTO FORM Bowie State finds itself creeping up the CIAA standings after winning their fifth consecutive game to conclude a three game road trip against...

DMV HBCU REPORT: BSU Gets Big CIAA Wins as HU Loses MEAC Opener

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] BOWIE STATE BOUNCES BACK FOR CIAA WIN Bowie State ended a two-game losing streak by stopping Johnson C. Smith. This was a critical early win as the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association...

The CIAA to Move to Baltimore

By J. K. Schmid, AFRO Baltimore Staff The country’s oldest African-American athletic conference announced it will be moving during an event at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Jan. 8. The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) is coming...

DMV HBCU Report: Howard Guards Play Big in Loss to Georgetown

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer,  [email protected] Georgetown’s men’s basketball program has been as benevolent as any philanthropist when it comes to supporting Historically Black Colleges and Universities.  Under John Thompson, Sr. the Hoyas began a tradition...

UConn Asks Court to Dismiss Complaint by Black Ex Coach

By Pat Eaton-Robb, AP Sports Writer The University of Connecticut asked a judge Dec. 28 to dismiss a complaint filed by former basketball coach Kevin Ollie, who contends his firing was in part racially motivated. The school...

Hampton Continues Dominance of Howard In Holiday Hoops Fest

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] The first college basketball event at the new DC Entertainment and Sports Arena marked the beginning of a new experience for the hoops hotbed that is the area surrounding the...

Redacted Video Released of Jordan McNair’s Fatal Practice

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] After a tumultuous semester, just hours before the start of the holiday break, the University of Maryland released a redacted video of former Terrapin Jordan McNair’s fatal football...

2 Black Idaho State Football Players Sue Idaho, Utah Police

By The Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two Black Idaho State University football players are suing law enforcement in Idaho and Utah, saying they were illegally detained and arrested, and victims of excessive force...

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