Maryland Wins Over Texas As Terps Play for McNair’s Honor

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO A rainbow covered the skies following the game-stopping thunderstorms signaling a smile from the heavens, when Maryland and Texas returned to play after an unexpected weather delay in...

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...

Jones Plans To Run In Hopes of Rebuilding Morgan Football

BY MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Morgan State’s interim head coach Ernest Jones plans to run into the challenge of rebuilding the football program.  In an era of run pass option (RPO) offense Jones...

Robert Griffin III Survives Ravens’ Final Cut

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The comeback of Robert Griffin III is complete: The quarterback will start the season with the Baltimore Ravens. Griffin survived Baltimore's final cutdown Saturday and will join starter Joe Flacco...

Ravens’ Weddle Questions Jimmy Smith’s Suspension Because He Never Hit Ex-Girlfriend

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Baltimore Ravens star cornerback Jimmy Smith will miss the first four games of the season on a suspension for allegations of domestic abuse made by Smith’s former girlfriend. But Smith’s teammate,...

Ravens Adjusts after Smith Suspension on Domestic Violence Claims

By David Ginsburg, AP Sports Writer The Baltimore Ravens have started to put together a defense without cornerback Jimmy Smith, who practiced Aug. 22 but won't be eligible to play in a game until October. Smith has...

Championship or Bust for Bowie State This Year

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO All that Bowie State has done over the last three years is win everything except a CIAA championship.  The Bulldogs won the north division and played in consecutive...

Ravens Star Jimmy Smith Suspended Four Games for Domestic Abuse

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Ravens star player Jimmy Smith will miss the first four games of the 2018 NFL regular season after violating the league’s personal conduct policy. According to ESPN, Smith’s suspension stems from...

Terps Players Plan to Honor Jordan McNair

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] The Maryland Terrapins football team announced Monday its plans to honor Jordan McNair, redshirt-freshman offensive lineman who died after suffering from heat exhaustion during a May team workout. Maryland players told...

UMD Takes Responsibility for Mistakes in Jordan McNair’s Death

By The Associated Press The University of Maryland acknowledged August 15 that the football player who collapsed during practice and subsequently died did not receive proper medical care and the school must accept "legal and...

Durkin Apparently Fumbles at Leading Maryland Football

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Death and toxicity are traits that should never be associated with a football program but now they hover over the University of Maryland’s as it prepares to kickoff...

Who Had the Worst Week? Maryland Terps or Washington Redskins?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Writers If you’re a local football fan in the DMV then it’s been a bad week. Spare the Baltimore Ravens, but the Maryland Terrapins and the Washington...

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