Goombay Spring Kickball Championship Sunday Is Soggy One

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] As twilight gave way to nightfall at the end of the holiday weekend, Goombay’s coed spring kickball league drew to its conclusion July 7 at Tucker Road park.  The...

Raptors, Durant; Wishful Thinking And NBA Fallout

By Vincent Jones, Special to the AFRO The drama, the circumstance, and the fallout surrounding Durant's - should he or should he not have played in Game 5 is hot on the pundits' program topic list...

Another Viewpoint

By Tim Lacy, AFRO Columnist Although I am a fan of the NFL they constantly find ways to tick me off. Readers of this space are probably tired of hearing my opinion of Commissioner Roger...

Monopolized Athletic Wear

By Glenn Mollette We have watched corporations and famous Americans have ups and downs throughout the years. We've all watched as Tiger Woods, Robert Kraft, and most recently, billionaire Jeffrey Epstein have had low moments. Sadly we...

Howard Basketball Heads To Spain For Tour

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] When the fall semester begins and students at Howard University ask their men’s basketball team how they spent summer vacation, they will pull out a passport.  The Bison will...

Muggsy Bogues Host Basketball Tournament in His Sisters’ Honor

By Jamesia Downer, AFRO Intern People around the world know the name Muggsy Bogues, the shortest player ever in the National Basketball Association (NBA). During his 14 year NBA career, Bogues played for four teams as...

Highlighting BSU 2019 HOF Class

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Two former NFL players, a two-time championship winning basketball  coach, a three time CIAA Track Coach of The Year, and a championship team headlined the Bowie State...

MBK Golf Tournament Raises Funds For Local Programs

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] In their attempt to expand the vision and opportunities for young African American men, My Brothers Keeper (MBK) took to the links for the first time. MBK’s...

Durant Signs With Brooklyn Nets

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Kevin Durant has made a living taking big shots and winning championships. However, as the NBA’s free agency period began, the-two time NBA Finals most valuable player took...

‘Coco’ Shocks Venus at Wimbledon

By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Coco Gauff grew up admiring the Williams sisters. Picked up a tennis racket as a little girl because of them. And on Monday at Wimbledon,...

Goombay Brings More Than Just Games

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] During their annual “Player Appreciation Day,” the Goombay coed spring kickball league took over Tucker Road sports park in Fort Washington for war games.  However, the only...

Serena Williams Aces Deal

By The Associated Press Wheaties announced today that Serena Williams, one of the world’s top and most decorated tennis players, will be the next athlete to adorn the cover of Wheaties iconic orange box. Serena Williams,...

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