NCAA Tournament: Terps Advance in First Round Over Houston, 89-77

President Obama successfully predicted 13 of 16 winners in the first round of the NCAA tournament played on March 19—fortunately for Marylanders, his winners included their No. 4 Terrapins, who smacked around the No....

NBA Approves Jordan’s Bid for Charlotte Bobcats

The NBA’s Board of Governors on March 17 unanimously approved six-time NBA champion Michael Jordan’s $275 million bid to buy the Charlotte Bobcats. Effective immediately, Jordan will take over the team’s operations as the...

No. 15 Morgan State Falls to No. 2 West Virginia, 77-50

It was all smiles and high-fives for students and fans of the Morgan State Bears early on, but that happiness lasted only about 15 minutes as No. 15 seed Morgan State was routed by...

Black Coaches’ Odyssey to ‘Big Dance’

With the NCAA Men’s Division-I Championship Tournament tipping off this weekend, millions of sports fans will be glued to their TVs to witness a field of 65 winning basketball programs attempt to knock each...

‘Legends’ Honored in Washington

The Washington Football Legends for Charity Foundation teamed up with NFL legends Shack Harris and Doug Williams to honor four “Legends” on March 13 at the J.W. Marriott Hotel. Legendary Hall of Fame wide receiver...

Ex-NBA Player Arrested for ‘Weed’ in Butt

Former NBA player Robert Whaley was arrested on March 11 for hiding drugs in his butt, the Salt Lake Tribune reported. According to Salt Lake County police, the 27-year-old former Utah Jazz center was first...

Bears Clinch the ‘Big Dance’

The Morgan State Bears earned the biggest win of their season when they defeated the South Carolina State University (SCSU) Bulldogs, 68-61, on March 13 to claim their second consecutive Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC)...

Tiger Woods Hires Former Bush P.R. Chief For Comeback

Tiger Woods has hired Ari Fleischer, former press secretary for George W. Bush, to help organize his comeback. According to the New York Post, Woods may return to golf at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in...

Georgetown’s Austin Freeman Develops Diabetes

Georgetown junior guard Austin Freeman has been diagnosed with diabetes. Doctors don’t believe the condition will affect his basketball career, however. Freeman, Georgetown’s leading scorer at (17 points per game) complained of a stomach virus...

Skins Can Learn From Ravens’ Oz

Just what in the heck is going on around here? A Maryland-based NFL team breaks out the dollars at the start of free agency and it’s not the Washington Redskins? Nope, guess again. The...

MEAC Offers ‘Big Stage’ for HBCUs

The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference basketball championship tournament, scheduled to begin March 8, has attracted more followers than normal this year, thanks in large part to the outstanding play of its top-ranked team, the Morgan...

Howard Finds Gem in Doyle

During a time when there are no secrets in the recruiting world of college athletics, Howard University may have trumped everyone and landed one of the best-kept secrets in women’s college basketball. When the...