Takeaways from the Wizards First Week of Preseason

The Washington Wizards exited their first week of preseason action with a 2-1 record and added a few more followers to a growing bandwagon. It’s preseason, so grading Washington’s win-loss record in meaningless games...

Morgan State’s Tate Named MEAC Defensive Player of Week

Morgan State's beatdown on Howard didn’t go unnoticed by the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference's weekly honors committee. Three MSU players were honored by the MEAC Monday following a impressive defensive and special teams showing that led to...

Weekly HBCU Football Power Rankings Poll

NEW YORK/Fuquay-Varina, N.C. — For the fourth straight week, South Carolina State (3-1) is the top team in the latest editions of the Boxtorow.com/BASN HBCU media and coaches top 10 polls. The Bulldogs were again...

Howard’s Brice Has Career Day in Win over Lincoln

Charles Brice rushed for a career-high 161 yards and three touchdowns to lead Howard University to a 28-14 win over Lincoln University on Oct. 2. The win snapped an 11-game losing skid for Howard. After...

Flacco, Ravens Pull Off Comeback Win over Steelers, 17-14

Click here to view a slideshow of the Ravens' win against the Steelers. Nothing will satisfy Ray Lewis and the Baltimore Ravens more than winning the Super Bowl—but a huge divisional win over the Steelers...

Bethune Cookman Blasts Morgan State, 69-32

The Morgan State Bears showed they can put on a beat down on opponents in a 20-3 win over Howard on September 25. But they proved they can also take a beat down, losing...

Dual-Threat Quarterbacks Taking Over Football

No doubt, the hottest quarterback in the NFL right now is Mike Vick, who recently turned the Philadelphia Eagles into one of the scariest offensive units to face on any given Sunday. Vick is...

NBA Analyst David Aldridge Talks Arenas, Wall and Wizards

Moving through the crowd at the Washington Wizards Media Day, longtime NBA analyst David Aldridge was gracious enough to offer his insight to the AFRO about Gilbert Arenas, John Wall and the Wizards’ chances...

Wizards Media Day Notebook: Wall, Wizards Open Season with Q and A

The Washington Wizards hosted their Media Day on their practice court at the Verizon Center on Monday and left the field open to reporters. Trying to get face time with members of one of...

Wizards Open up New Season in Midnight Madness Style

Grade Washington Wizards owner Ted Leonsis’ idea to host an NBA-style Midnight Madness a success; it worked brilliantly. A formidable crowd at George Mason University’s Patriot Center loved every minute of it and his...

N.Y. Urban League Classic Coverage: Bears Take Bite out of Bison in Big Apple

It’s always a fiery battle when the Howard Bison and Morgan State Bears meet. But the rivalry received a little extra seasoning Saturday after both teams headed north to play in the New York...

Three Downs from the District: Analyzing the Redskins 30-16 Loss to the Rams

After opening up against two of Texas’ best and staring at a road affair with the Philadelphia Eagles next week, the Washington Redskins were facing the proverbial “Trap Game” against the St. Louis Rams...

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