Bison Fall in 5-Game Losing Funk

The Howard Bison extended their losing funk to five games after their latest trip up i295 to Baltimore. Howard fell to the Morgan State Bears, 75-62, on Jan. 8, and then followed up with...

Cam Newton, Auburn Edges Oregon for BCS Title

The No. 1 ranked Auburn University Tigers captured the 2011 Bowl Championship Series college football title after edging out the No.2 Oregon University Ducks, 22-19, on Jan. 10 at the University of Phoenix Stadium. Heisman...

Seahawks Stun Saints, 41-36, Advance to Second Round

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll never gave off the impression of disbelief, despite watching his team pull off an unbelievable upset of the defending champion New Orleans Saints, 41-36, at Qwest Field in Seattle...

Wizards Week 11: Road Losing Streak Continues to Grow for Washington

The Washington Wizards sandwiched a home victory between two road losses in the first week of the New Year, dropping their overall record to 9-26. The two additional road defeats drove Washington’s road losing...

Ravens Rip Chiefs, 30-7, Advance to Face Steelers in Second Round

The Baltimore Ravens maintained their drive to claim the 2011 Super Bowl title Jan. 9 as they ripped the Kansas City Chiefs, 30-7, in a NFL wild card match at Arrowhead Stadium in Missouri. Kansas...

Packers Prevail Over Eagles, Advance to Second Round

The Green Bay Packers sprinted to a 14-0 lead, then held on for dear life to earn their first postseason win in four years and top the Philadelphia Eagles 21-16 at a noisy Lincoln...

MSU Lady Bears Hold Off Howard, 56-46

The Morgan State University (MSU) women's basketball team began the new year on the right track, as senior forward Theresa Davis scored a game-high 15 points and senior guard Brittany Dodson added 12 points...

Jets Upend Colts with 17-16 Upset in Indy

The New York Jets advanced to the AFC division championship round of the AFC playoffs after nailing a game-winning field goal to edge the Indianapolis Colts, 17-16, in a wild card match on Jan....

Morgan State Men Drop Howard, 75-62

Morgan State Bears’ star junior forward Kevin Thompson scored 15 points and racked up 15 rebounds to help the MSU men’s basketball team defeat the Howard University Bison, 75-62, on Jan. 8 at Hill...

Brother of Ravens Star Ed Reed Missing after Police Chase

The brother of Baltimore Ravens star safety Ed Reed is missing after escaping police pursuit by jumping into the Mississippi River in Louisiana, multiple media outlets have reported. According to New Orleans station WWL-TV, St....

Hampton, Winston-Salem State Tops in HBCU Basketball Power Rankings

Fuquay-Varina, N.C. – Hampton University and Winston-Salem State University top the Boxtorow.com HBCU Division I basketball top-five and Division II/NAIA top-10 power ranking polls released on Jan. 3. Hampton has gotten off to a hot...

Fox’s Tucker Carlson Retracts Vick Execution Statement

Fox News contributor Tucker Carlson recently retracted his statement that Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback Michael Vick should have been executed for his involvement in dog-fighting crimes. Carlson issued his explanation on the Fox program, “Hannity,” the...

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