Little Leaguers Make Big History

The Mamie Johnson Little League Majors team is the first all Black D.C. Little League team to win the championship. The team, named after legendary Negro League pitcher Mamie “Peanut Johnson, made history on July...

Kendley Gets NBA Shot After Starring At Morgan State

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO ​From the last seat at the end of the Washington Wizards bench Tiwian Kendley waited patiently for the call that never came as the New York Knicks visited...

CitySwing Makes Golf Accessible

By Brigette White, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Out of a love for golf and her own personal desire to play daily, Wellesley, Massachusetts native Tari Cash created CitySwing, a convenient place in Washington, D.C. to...

DC Girls Joined Street Child World Cup in Moscow

By Tyra Wilkes, Special to the AFRO Caption: Children playing at Tubman Elementary Soccer Field, a soccer camp site. Nine DC SCORES alumni were honored with a D.C. Council proclamation for their participation in the Street Child...

From HBO to HU: Howard AD Davis Brings HBO Savvy to HBCU Sports

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Few people in sports know the exhilaration of constantly being at the epicenter of world-class events.  Howard University Athletics Director Kery Davis does.  The former HBO Boxing executive...

Wizards Add Dwight Howard, Coach Wants Team to Stop Talking

By HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — For all of the changes Washington Wizards coach Scott Brooks wants to see John Wall, Bradley Beal and other players implement this season with an eye to...

All-Black Little League Baseball Team Makes D.C. History

By Lauren E. Williams, Special to the AFRO It was more than three decades in the making, but it finally happened: The first Black baseball team won the D.C. Little League Championship. The team’s name is the...

DMV HBCU Report: Defensive Woes Derail Teams In Conference Defeats

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO The common theme that binds Howard, Morgan State, and Bowie State is there’s no D being played in DMV when it matters most. Defense cost all three, leaving...

High School Football Coming to RFK Stadium

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Without tenants RFK Stadium no longer rocks like it did when NFL, Major League Baseball, and Major League Soccer franchises called it home.  However, for one afternoon in...

Wizards Start Off 0-2 without Dwight Howard

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to the AFRO Adding Dwight Howard over the summer was supposed to remediate a lot of the things that ailed the Washington Wizards last season. Adding a defensive anchor, an athletic...

Redskins Should Tank for No. 1 Pick In 2019

Goodbye Kirk Cousins; hello 3-13 in the NFC East. Washington Redskins fans watched one of the better quarterbacks in the league walk away over Jedi mind games and, instead, management picks up longtime average...

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...

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