Howard Football Coach Resigns, London Leaves for William and Mary

By Mark Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Two years into the renaissance of the Howard University football program an unexpected reset is needed. Mike London, the 2017 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Coach of the Year, resigned to become...

High School Football Playoffs: Wise Advances, Surprising WCAC Final, Ballou & Wilson To Meet...

By MARK F. GRAY, Staff Writer, [email protected] DeMATHA FACES GONZAGA IN WCAC CHAMPIONSHIP DeMatha earned its way back to the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) championship by stopping Good Counsel 30-14 at Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex. The...

Wizards Overcome Harden’s 54, Beat Rockets 135-131 in OT

By RICH DUBROFF, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Even the Wizards seemed surprised by the way they won. Bradley Beal said he couldn't have imagined allowing the opposing starting guards to combine for 90 points and still...

DMV HBCU Report: Howard Falls at Norfolk State, While Morgan Stops Delaware State

By MARK F. GRAY, Staff Writer, [email protected] NORFOLK STATE END HOWARD’S MEAC SEASON WITH LOSS Howard saved its worst for last as the conference portion of its season came to a disappointing conclusion at Norfolk State.  Thanks to...

Teams Find Different Paths to Contend for DC ‘State’ Title

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO The concept of a state high school championship in the District of Columbia has been a stroke of genius for fans and given charter school programs something to...

Should Wizards Trade John Wall?

The Washington Wizards are stuck in neutral, and only a seismic trade can push them forward. Mired in mediocrity for 40-plus years, the Wizards have been sandwiched between horrible and decent since they landed...

DMV HBCU Report: Howard Guards Play Big in Loss to Georgetown

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer,  [email protected] Georgetown’s men’s basketball program has been as benevolent as any philanthropist when it comes to supporting Historically Black Colleges and Universities.  Under John Thompson, Sr. the Hoyas began a tradition...

Bell Hopes To Taste Gravy To Play With The Stars IN DCIAA

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Bell High School has answered every question the DCIAA stripes division has asked this regular season.  They capped a perfect regular season and will take the momentum of...

Bell Finally Wins Gravy Bowl and Will Move to Stars Division

By MARK F. GRAY, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Finally, no soul can say that Bell can’t win the big one in the District of Columbia’s Interscholastic Athletic Association’s second division.  After four consecutive losses in the city’s...

DMV HBCU Report: Despite Losses QBs Shine in Season Openers

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Local HBCU teams went 0-3 as the Labor Day Weekend marked the final unofficial weekend of summer and kicked off college football season.  However, two premiere quarterbacks set...

Howard U. Tennis Team Moving Up Rankings

By Daniel Kucin Jr., Special to the AFRO The Howard University women's tennis team recently moved up to second place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Northern Division after shutting out Coppin State University 4-0 on...

Is DC’s New NBA G League Team “Washington Go-Go” Appreciating or Appropriating DC’s Black...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor The Washington Wizards’ new NBA G League team, the Capital City Go-Go, launched its inaugural season, Nov. 3, in a game against the Greensboro Swarm in D.C.’s New Entertainment and...
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