DMV HBCU Report: Despite Losses QBs Shine in Season Openers

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Local HBCU teams went 0-3 as the Labor Day Weekend marked the final unofficial weekend of summer and kicked off college football season.  However, two premiere quarterbacks set...

Jones Plans To Run In Hopes of Rebuilding Morgan Football

BY MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Morgan State’s interim head coach Ernest Jones plans to run into the challenge of rebuilding the football program.  In an era of run pass option (RPO) offense Jones...

Ohio State Coach Apologizes to Colleague’s Wife after Mishandling Allegations of Domestic Violence

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  Ohio State head coach Urban Myer issued an apology Aug. 24 via Twitter to Courtney Smith, the ex-wife of former assistant coach Zach Smith, for not personally acknowledging her during...

Championship or Bust for Bowie State This Year

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO All that Bowie State has done over the last three years is win everything except a CIAA championship.  The Bulldogs won the north division and played in consecutive...

Expectations High in Second Year for London at Howard

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO If there’s one Football Championship Series (Division I-AA) program that won’t sneak up on any Football Bowl Subdivision (Division I-A) team they face this season it’s the Howard...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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.

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