Baltimore’s Phil Booth Joins Rare Company After Leading Villanova to Two National Championships

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Baltimore native Phil Booth just etched his place amongst College Basketball’s immortality after helping lead the Villanova Wildcats to a 79-62 victory over the Michigan Wolverines in the NCAA Men’s Basketball...

FBI Investigation Proves Maryland’s Not Ready for Big Time

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO The University of Maryland’s basketball program was supposed to have landed a gem when highly recruited prospect Diamond Stone chose to play for the Terps.  But after his...

MSU Tennis Team Wins MEAC Championship

The Morgan Lady Bears Tennis Team won the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship Tournament April 28. MSU beat Hampton 4-1, winning the championship for the first time since 1994.

MSU Softball Wins First MEAC North Division Title in School History

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] The Morgan State Lady Bears softball team is headed to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship Tournament and they’re favorites to win it all after finishing the regular season with easily...

Slaton, White Among 11-Member WVU Sports Hall of Fame Class

By The Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Quarterback Pat White and running back Steve Slaton highlight the West Virginia Sports Hall of Fame's 2018 class. WVU athletic director Shane Lyons announced the 11-member class Sunday....

Are New NCAA Rules Just a PR Stunt to Avoid Paying Players?

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  The NCAA announced several major rule changes on college basketball recruiting and player eligibility on Aug. 8. The rule changes were made in an attempt to address the “play for...

Who Had the Worst Week? Maryland Terps or Washington Redskins?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Writers If you’re a local football fan in the DMV then it’s been a bad week. Spare the Baltimore Ravens, but the Maryland Terrapins and the Washington...

Former USC Cornerback Jack Jones Arrested for Burglary

By The Associated Press SANTA PAULA, Calif. (AP) — Former USC starting cornerback Jack Jones has been arrested after police say he tried to burglarize a California fast-food restaurant. Police say the 20-year-old Jones and another...

Who Will Win It All? Villanova or Michigan?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports  Chaos has settled and the NCAA Tournament has played itself down to the championship game. Villanova and Michigan will tip off Monday night in a highly accredited...

Hampton and Morgan State Top HBCU Basketball Power Rankings

Fuquay-Varina, N.C. - Hampton and Morgan State are atop the Boxtorow.com HBCU Division I national basketball power ranking poll, while Xavier (La.) remains on top in the Division II/NAIA poll. Hampton and Morgan State received...

Bowie State Cinderella Women’s Season Ends in NCAA Regional Final

The clock finally struck midnight on the Cinderella post season for the Bowie State Lady Bulldogs in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Division II women’s basketball tournament. After pulling the biggest upset in this...

Villanova Students, Fans Celebrate Title, 2 Arrests Reported

Students at Villanova University flooded the streets around campus to celebrate the Wildcats' second NCAA men's basketball championship in three years, and police reported two arrests following the partying. Villanova defeated Michigan 79-62 in Monday's...

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