From HBO to HU: Howard AD Davis Brings HBO Savvy to HBCU Sports

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Few people in sports know the exhilaration of constantly being at the epicenter of world-class events.  Howard University Athletics Director Kery Davis does.  The former HBO Boxing executive...

DMV HBCU Report: Howard and Bowie State Keep Title Hopes Alive

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Howard Escapes Morgan with Tough Road Win There’s always a battle of cultures when Howard faces Morgan State in one of the understated HBCU sports rivalries.  When the blue...

Teams Find Different Paths to Contend for DC ‘State’ Title

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO The concept of a state high school championship in the District of Columbia has been a stroke of genius for fans and given charter school programs something to...

Was Jerry Jones Visit to the Museum of African-American History and Culture Just a...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones took his entire team to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Oct. 21, while they were in town for their matchup with...

Eric Reid Calls Malcolm Jenkins a “Corrupt Sellout” After Near Physical Altercation During Pregame...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Eric Reid called Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins a “sellout” after the two were in a heated altercation before the Carolina Panthers’ 21-17 victory over the Eagles Oct. 21. According to...

Rondo’s Girlfriend “Shoves” Chris Paul’s Wife After Players Fight During Game

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor LeBron James had his home debut as a Los Angeles Laker at the Staples Center last Saturday, but it was overshadowed by a fight that broke out between veteran guards...

Ex-NFL Player Out of Prison After 18 Years for Murder Plot

By STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer Rae Carruth is a free man. The former NFL wide receiver was released from prison Monday after serving more than 18 years for conspiring to murder the mother of his unborn...

Better LeBron Debut? Cleveland, Miami or L.A.?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk LeBron James has made a professional NBA team debut three times and counting in his now 15-year career. Despite an 0-3 record in team debuts, James...

Wizards Start Off 0-2 without Dwight Howard

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to the AFRO Adding Dwight Howard over the summer was supposed to remediate a lot of the things that ailed the Washington Wizards last season. Adding a defensive anchor, an athletic...

White Florida Woman Calls Cops on Black Soccer Dad

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor In the latest episode of “White folks calling the calls on Black people for being Black,” a Florida woman reportedly dialed 911 to report a Black man who was coaching...

Reaching Souls One Bun at a Time.

By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO It was the first Friday night in October and the Northwestern High School Wildcats would normally be playing another 4A opponent somewhere under the lights in the Maryland...

Local Students Take A Knee

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Colin Kaepernick’s decision to kneel during the singing of the national anthem in response to police brutality has sparked a national conversation, controversy and trend among other players.  While...

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