DMV HBCU Report: Howard’s MEAC Run Falls Short But They Earn CBI Bid

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The road of perfection ended for Howard in the semifinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament when they couldn’t beat Norfolk State for the second time in just over...

Bozeman Won’t Return as Morgan’s Basketball Coach

By AFRO Staff The Morgan State University men’s basketball team will have a new coach next season. Morgan’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Edward Scott announced today his decision to not renew Todd Bozeman’s contract as head...

Chuck Harmon: Cincinnati Reds’ First African-American Player Dead at 94

By The Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds' first African-American player has died at the age of 94. The team says Charles "Chuck" Harmon died Tuesday, nearly 65 years after he made his debut...

Maryland’s Kaila Charles Finds Niche on Basketball Court

By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — As part of a family with two Olympic runners, Kaila Charles felt obligated to test her athletic skills on the track. Fortunately for Maryland, Charles...

Ravens Welcome Ingram and Thomas, say Farewell to Rosburg

By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — A whirlwind week for the Baltimore Ravens continued Friday when special teams coach Jerry Rosburg retired after an 11-year run with the team. The surprise...

Bowie State Women Head Back to NCAA Women’s Tournament

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] For the second consecutive season the women of Bowie State will extend the basketball season by making the NCAA Division II Tournament.  The Lady Bulldogs, who were upset in...

UGA Prospect Wins 2019 Watkins Award as Top Black HS Scholar Athlete

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The toughest part of University of Georgia football prospect Nakobe Dean’s moment to make African American sports history was navigating through the road blocks head coach Kirby Smart set...

AP Source: Redskins to Sign Collins to $84M, 6-year Deal

By STEPHEN WHYNO AP Sports Writer ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the move says the Washington Redskins have agreed to sign safety Landon Collins to an $84 million, six-year deal with...

AP Source: Adam Jones, Diamondbacks Agree to $3M, 1-year Deal

By RONALD BLUM AP Baseball Writer (Updated 03/11/2019) Outfielder Adam Jones and the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke on...

DMV HBCU Report

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] By the time the CIAA Tournament shifted from the preliminary rounds at the Bojangles Center to the Spectrum Center it had already ended for Bowie State.  The Bulldogs and...

Watkins Award Honors Nation’s Top Black HS Players

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] For 30 years the National Alliance of African American Athletes has created a movement amongst young high school football talent who buy into being a part of the legacy...

DMV HBCU Report: Howard Peaks at the Right Time Ending the Regular Season

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] As the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference basketball season prepares for next week’s tournament in Norfolk, VA, it could be time for one of the most enigmatic teams in Division I...
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