Defense, Special Teams Lead Howard over FAMU

Howard University parlayed a rugged defense, some outstanding special teams play and the consistent running of senior running back Terrence Leffall into a 17-10 win over Florida A&M University (FAMU) in a key Mid-Eastern...

Poor Performance Dooms Georgetown in 72-60 Loss to Pitt

No. 10 Georgetown had overcome poor offensive performances three times this season. But none of those games were on the road, and another bad shooting night doomed the Hoyas in a 72-60 loss against...

Morgan State Spoils Aggies’ Homecoming, 27-14

It doesn't get much better than going into a conference rival's stadium and ruining their homecoming. That's exactly what Morgan State was able to accomplish Oct. 9 as they took out North Carolina A&T,...

Howard Lady Bison Defeat NJIT

The Howard University Lady Bison basketball team extended their win streak to four games with a 46-33 win over the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) Highlanders in Newark, N.J., on Jan. 24. Howard advanced...

Nolan Smith Gives Marylanders Reason to Cheer

Most Maryland Terrapins fans weren’t smiling when Duke claimed its fourth NCAA title on April 5, but maybe they should have. Although the Blue Devils are considered public enemy No. 1 to the fellow Atlantic...

Georgetown Basketball Gears Up for New Season

With the early departure of All-American center Greg Monroe to the NBA, many questions surround this year’s edition of the Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team. But with two of the best guards in the...

Coppin State Completes Sweep of Morgan State to Finish Regular Season

BALTIMORE -- Danielle Smith went 3-for-5 and scored three runs to lead the Coppin State Lady Eagles to a 12-8 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) victory over Morgan State Lady Bears on Sunday May 5...

Morgan Lady Bears’ Losing Skid Continues with Defeat by Del. State

Morgan State junior forward Tracey Carrington scored a double-double of 25 points with 11 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough to put a stop to a dreadful losing slump as the Lady Bears fell to...

Howard Falls Short to South Carolina State for MEAC Women’s Tennis Championship

The Howard University women's tennis (9-5 overall record) fell just short of its goal of being champions as the Lady Bison fell to South Carolina State, 4-1, in the 2012 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC)...

Howard Football Back on Track with Fresh-Faced Freshman

There was a game last year in the midst of a 1-10 disastrous campaign that former Howard Bison head football coach Carey Bailey did the unthinkable: he rotated all three quarterbacks on his roster...

Norfolk State’s Defeat of Missouri Nominated as ESPY’s ‘Best Upset’ of 2012

Norfolk State University’s men's basketball team has been nominated for the 2012 ESPY’s “Best Upset” award after pulling off one of the most stunning victories of the year back in March. Norfolk State had captured...

Morgan Explodes North Carolina Central, 52-3

The Morgan State (MSU) Bears put on their best offensive performance in six years as they completely blew out North Carolina Central, 52-3, on Oct. 15 in Durham, N.C. According to Morgan State Sports...

AFRO BRIEFS

MAKE A DONATION


Unlike many online publications, afro.com delivers content that's relevant to you at no cost. Help us keep it that way by making a generous donation as low as $2.

 

Donate Now

$
Personal Info

Donation Total: $2.00