BSU Wins, Bears Blues Continue

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staf Writer [email protected] Bowie State took their first major step towards winning the CIAA North Championship, while there was no momentum gained after last week’s homecoming victory for Morgan State. Bowie State Spoils...

From Athlete to Sales Rep.

By Nyame-kye Kondo Special to the AFRO A native Washingtonian and sales representative for the Washington Nationals Baseball team, Aaron Inman, is no stranger to the revitalization of the game in the nation's capital.  Born and raised...

Kendrick Earns NLCS MVP as Nats Win Pennant

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Once upon a time Howie Kendrick was a top prospect on a World Series contender.   He was expected to be a cornerstone on the dynasty that was to...

Mystics Win First Title

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press   Elena Delle Donne and the Washington Mystics capped an eventful WNBA season with the team's first championship. A year that began with the league missing some of its top players because of...

BSU Marches On, Struggles Continue for Howard, Morgan

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] BSU Defense Keys Big CIAA Road Win On a day where the offense sputtered for most of the game, Bowie State’s defense was the difference in their 23-13 win at...

Newton Announces Plans To Transfer From Howard

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Howard University could be losing another all-American student- athlete with eligibility remaining. Sources close to the program tell the AFRO that junior quarterback Caylin Newton, the reigning Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference...

BSU Moves Up, Post Newton Era Begins At HU

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] With the first month of college football season underway, the best team in the DMV is Bowie State, who remained undefeated after last week’s beatdown against St. Augustine’s in Prince...

DMV HBCU Report: BSU & HU Win, MSU Pounded By Army

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Despite the struggles that accompany the start of the season with a new head coach, Howard took advantage of getting back to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference grind to pull...

Howard Beats Delaware State 24-9, Gives Prince First Victory

By The Associated Press Caylin Newton threw for two touchdowns, ran for another score, and Howard beat Delaware State 24-9 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener and gave Ron Prince his first victory as head coach...

Friendship and Carroll Win At DC Kickoff Classic

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] There was a pulse at RFK Stadium Sept. 14 as high school football took center stage at the venerable old site that holds so many memories to so many...

ESPN’S Rose Prepares To Fight For High School Sports

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Former NBA star turned broadcaster Jalen Rose can’t imagine a life without high school sports.  It was the platform that led him to the University of Michigan as the...

Howard’s Short Pay Day Is Long Afternoon

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The only good that came from Howard University’s visit to the University of Maryland on Aug. 31 was the size of the guaranteed pay day. Minus travel expenses, it...

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