Wizards Week 21: Washington Struggles, But Rookies Impress

The losing continued for the Washington Wizards during the week of March 14, but the rookie revolution raged on. The Wizards opened the week with a home stand against the hot Oklahoma City Thunder before...

Michigan vs. Duke: In 1992 Was It Really the Battle of Michigan Blacks...

The New York Times veteran sports writer, William C. Rhoden, focuses on a level of interest which surrounds Sunday’s NCAA Tournament matchup between two of college basketballs most significant giants. Stemming from a statement...

Georgetown Pummeled by Virginia Commonwealth, 74-56

For the second year in a row, the Georgetown Hoyas saw a promising NCAA tournament run end in embarrassing fashion, as the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Rams stunned Georgetown, 74-56, in second-round action on...

Morgan State Women Fall to Virginia, 69-56, in NIT Opener

Playing in her school’s first postseason game after achieving Division I status, Morgan State senior guard Erin Hawkins knocked down a deep three-pointer from the right side to give her team a 3-0 lead...

NCAA Tournament Second Round Recap: Verizon Center Edition

Washington, D.C. hosted the second round NCAA Tournament action on March 17 at the Verizon Center with four games. After three routs and one thrilling finale, District natives hope the third round of the...

Hampton Blasted by Duke, 87-45, in NCAA Tournament Second Round

Hampton University’s season came to an end on March 18 as they were routed by No. 1 seed Duke University, 87-45, in the NCAA Tournament’s second round at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte,...

Adrian Peterson Relates NFL Labor Issues to ‘Modern Day Slavery’

NFL star Adrian Peterson may have added another controversial twist to the league’s already drama-riddled labor lockout. According to reports, the 25-year-old Minnesota Vikings running back expressed his opinion on the NFL Labor and...

Hampton Holds off Morgan to Win MEAC Mens’ Title

The great shooting that Morgan State displayed in the past two Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) championship games came to a screeching halt this year. Instead, it was Hampton University who got some timely baskets...

Hampton Grinds by Howard for MEAC Women’s Title

Hampton University’s women’s basketball team employed the same formula that it has used throughout the tournament: keeping the game close through the first half and then parlaying the scoring of its three veterans, junior...

Shaw Blasts Winston Salem, 75-47

After a close first half, No. 4 seed Shaw found its transition game in the second half-- even with three starters on the bench with foul trouble—to easily defeat No. 5 seed Winston-Salem State...

Wizards’ Week 20: Against NBA’s Worst, Losing Ways Continue

Another week brought yet another losing streak for the Washington Wizards. This time, however, a three-game slide came in matchups with teams with records below .500, setting a new tone of disappointment for the...

Joppy Defeats Cummings in Judges’ Decision

In a lackluster bout full of frustration, William Joppy defeated Cory “Black Ice” Cummings in a 10-round unanimous decision March 12 at George Mason University’s Patriot Center. The Washington, D.C. native didn’t do much,...

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