Blakeney Comes To Lead Bison Basketball Fortunes

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] In an attempt to keep the momentum of a basketball program that appears to be a contender in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, Howard University has turned to a blue blood with...

Morgan State Football Player Drafted and Lands New Basketball Coach

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] A big week for Morgan State athletics reached a high water mark during the NFL Draft and on the college basketball sidelines.  Offensive lineman Joshua Miles was drafted in...

Morgan Coaching Job Still Open and Attractive

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] One of the nation’s top recruiters on Mark Turgeon’s bench was one of the first interviews for the Morgan State basketball job, sources tell the AFRO.  University of Maryland...

Former Riverdale Baptist Stars Leads Baylor To National Title

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Former Riverdale Baptist star Chloe Jackson made a shot for the ages and established her place in women’s college basketball history as the Baylor University defeated Notre Dame on April...

Comeback Cavs! A Year After Pain, Virginia Gets Its Title

By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It was an easy question to ask, even if the answer was tough to absorb. "Why?" It dogged Virginia for a year and three weeks — following the...

Lady Bulldogs Win CIAA Bowling Title for Eighth Time in 10 Years

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Bowie State University women's bowling dynasty under head coach Andrew Campbell continued as they won their fifth straight CIAA Championship defeating Fayetteville State University 4-2. The win also marks...

Bison Basketball Season Ends

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Despite nearly a triple double performance from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Player of the Year R.J. Cole, Howard’s season ended with an 81-72 loss at Coastal Carolina in the first...

Maryland Faces Must Win Moment In NCAA Tournament

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Leaving the Atlantic Coast Conference for the money of the B1G finally paid dividends for the Maryland men’s basketball program.  After losing in the first round of the conference’s...

DMV HBCU Report: Howard’s MEAC Run Falls Short But They Earn CBI Bid

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The road of perfection ended for Howard in the semifinals of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tournament when they couldn’t beat Norfolk State for the second time in just over...

Bozeman Won’t Return as Morgan’s Basketball Coach

By AFRO Staff The Morgan State University men’s basketball team will have a new coach next season. Morgan’s Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Edward Scott announced today his decision to not renew Todd Bozeman’s contract as head...

Maryland’s Kaila Charles Finds Niche on Basketball Court

By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — As part of a family with two Olympic runners, Kaila Charles felt obligated to test her athletic skills on the track. Fortunately for Maryland, Charles...

Maryland Makes Changes to Practice After McNair’s Death

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] For nearly one year, the University of Maryland has been trying to overcome its culpability in the death of former offensive lineman Jordan McNair. One day after the athletic...

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