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...

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....

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...

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...

Lady Firebirds Snap 3-Game Losing Streak, Advance to 8-6

The University of the District of Columbia Lady Firebirds snapped a three-game losing skid and advanced to an impressive 8-6 overall record on the season after a blowout victory over the Fayetteville State University...

Donna Polk Named CIAA Coach of Week

Bowie State University’s Donna Polk was named Central Interscholastic Athletic Association (CIAA) Coach of the Week on Jan. 3 for her outstanding coaching throughout two games last week. The third-year coach led the BSU...

Orioles’ Pitcher Surrenders as Murder Suspect

Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Alfredo Simon surrendered to Dominican National Police on Jan. 3 as the primary murder suspect in a fatal shooting on Jan.1 in the Dominican Republic, the Associated Press reports.   According to...

Three Downs from the District: Redskins Close Door on Disappointing Season

The Washington Redskins ended their season on a familiar note: close, but not close enough, as they ended with a 6-10 record after losing to the New York Giants 17-14 at FedEx Field in...

Sluggish Georgetown Pulls Away from DePaul for 86-75 Win

For the first 30 minutes of Georgetown’s Jan. 1 matchup with DePaul, it seemed as if Georgetown was still hung over from a night of New Year’s Eve partying. But Georgetown’s guards eventually took...

Late Free Throws Lead Morgan Past Robert Morris, 67-66

Morgan State Bears junior guard Aric Brooks hit two free throws with 13.4 seconds left that turned out to be the difference in a 67-66 victory over Robert Morris University (RMU) at Hill Field...

Wizards Week 10: Road Woes Continue for Washington

A five-game workweek turned up just one win for the struggling Washington Wizards, dropping the team to 8-24 overall. Washington began the week with a two-game road visit to the state of Texas, playing...

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