DeLonte West Arrest Leads To Officer Suspension

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] Former NBA guard DeLonte West is in trouble with the law after he was captured on police video following his arrest for his role in a street fight on...

BSU Splits Two Games At Lincoln

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] The northern most rivals in the CIAA met at Lincoln University as Bowie State’s men and women split a pair of games in Oxford, Pennsylvania.  The Bulldogs men were...

Editorial Commentary: ‘Thank You’ Baltimore Ravens!

By N. D. B. Special to AFRO If you ever watch The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, then you know that he does a segment where he writes random thank you cards about any and everything....

Another Viewpoint

By Tim Lacy The Baltimore Ravens provided local fans with a season to be talked about for a long time.  Lamar Jackson sent thrills that could be felt through your TV. A purple jersey for...

Wise Basketball Coach Reaches 700 Wins In Family Affair

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] For Henry A. Wise High School boys varsity basketball coach Louis Wilson, Jr., making an impact on the lives of young people is part of his DNA.  The Prince...

Bowie HBCU Review: Bowie State Tips Off MLK Weekend By Sweeping Shaw

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] A dose of home cooking was just what the doctor ordered for Bowie State as the frigid holiday weekend tipped off a two-game basketball homestand against the Shaw Bears...

Jackson’s Dream Season Ends In Nightmare

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] In one unseasonably warm January night the paradigm of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson’s career took a seismic shift.  The NFL’s most valuable player and most marketable commodity, who...

Watkins Award Class of 2020 Finalists Announced

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] The final whistle may have blown on college football season, but some of the brightest stars representing the future of the sport will be coming back to the D.M.V....

BSU Hoop Teams Split in Carolinas

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] As Bowie State’s women finally cracked the national top ten in Division II they hit the Carolinas beginning with a stop at Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) in Charlotte. ...

All Eyes On Lamar

By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] Until the Baltimore Ravens are eliminated from the NFL Playoffs or win another Super Bowl, Lamar Jackson is the hottest player on earth.  Jackson’s stage this weekend is one that...

Sports Update: Hope Iglesias Provides Defense, Leadership

By David Ginsburg Associated Press When it came time to find a new shortstop for the rebuilding Baltimore Orioles, General Manager Mike Elias looked no further than José Iglesias. Iglesias and Baltimore finalized a $3 million, one-year...

Bowie State Women Off To Best Start In School History

By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] At the dawn of this new decade, the nation’s only undefeated HBCU basketball program plays in Prince George’s County.  Entering the heavyweight portion of the schedule, Bowie State’s women’s basketball...

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