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...

RG3 Dominates Against Steelers

By David Ginsburg Associated Press Soaked to the core after standing the rain for well over three hours, coach John Harbaugh smiled broadly once the Baltimore Ravens wrapped up the finest regular season in franchise history...

Three Local Players Named CIAA and MEAC Co-Players of the Week

By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] Once basketball season officially became center stage for the DMV’s HBCU programs several women’s players have become box office worthy heading towards the holiday recess.  Bowie State, Howard, and Morgan...

Ingram Racks Up Stats, Shows Leadership As ‘Heart’ Of Ravens

By David Ginsburg Associated Press As he draws closer to a milestone birthday, Ravens running back Mark Ingram wants everyone to know he’s still got what it takes to score a bunch of touchdowns, rush for...

Wise Earns Fifth State 4-A Title Beating Northwest 35-14

By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] After licking their wounds for an entire year following the loss in the semifinals of the 2018 Maryland State Secondary Schools 4A Playoffs, Henry A. Wise high school completed the...

Wise Set To Face Northwest For MD 4A Title

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] For this year’s Dr. Henry A. Wise High School Pumas, who are contenders playing for another Maryland 4A State Championship on Dec. 6, a tweet posted on their social media...

Orioles Cut Payroll, Trade Villar and Likely $10M Salary

By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) — The rebuilding Baltimore Orioles further slashed their slim salary payroll by trading infielder Jonathan Villar to Miami on Monday for minor league pitcher Easton Lucas. Villar played...

BSU Football Review: Carson Newman Ends Bulldogs Perfect Season

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] For the first time this season Bowie State University (BSU) needed their offense to bail them out, but it wasn’t meant to be.  After a perfect regular season where...

Lamar Jackson throws 5 TD passes, Ravens rout Rams 45-6

By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lamar Jackson matched his career high with five touchdown passes and ran for 95 yards in another splendid all-around performance, as the Baltimore Ravens routed...

Surging Ravens Visit LA Rams for Monday Night Showdown

By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean McVay and the Los Angeles Rams know what it's like to redefine how the NFL looks at offensive football, so they appreciate what Lamar...

Any Given Saturday: Children’s Football

By Ori Shabazz Special to AFRO The weekend of Oct. 12 was a huge celebratory day throughout Maryland and Washington D.C. Morgan State University, Bowie State University, and Howard University all celebrated Homecoming throughout the week,...

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