CIAA Tournament is Bigger Than Basketball For Baltimore To Profit

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] In the interest of full disclosure, yours truly has been the national radio voice of the CIAA championships for eight of the last 10 years.  During that time, I’ve had...

DMV HBCU Report

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] BOWIE STATE MEN AND WOMEN ROUNDING INTO FORM Bowie State finds itself creeping up the CIAA standings after winning their fifth consecutive game to conclude a three game road trip against...

Bryson Starts Youth Sports Coalition to Improve PG County Athletics

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Dr. Rick Bryson has long been an advocate for youth sports and participatory activities in Prince George’s County. Bryson has put his money where his money mouth is by...

DMV HBCU REPORT: BSU Gets Big CIAA Wins as HU Loses MEAC Opener

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] BOWIE STATE BOUNCES BACK FOR CIAA WIN Bowie State ended a two-game losing streak by stopping Johnson C. Smith. This was a critical early win as the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association...

The CIAA to Move to Baltimore

By J. K. Schmid, AFRO Baltimore Staff The country’s oldest African-American athletic conference announced it will be moving during an event at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Jan. 8. The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) is coming...

Jackson Not All to Blame as Ravens Season Ends in NFL Playoffs

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Before Lamar Jackson becomes the face of the NFL’s next generation of quarterbacks, he had to endure games like his first start in the playoffs. That Jackson was able to...

Redacted Video Released of Jordan McNair’s Fatal Practice

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] After a tumultuous semester, just hours before the start of the holiday break, the University of Maryland released a redacted video of former Terrapin Jordan McNair’s fatal football...

Future Begins Now with Jackson At QB For Ravens

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer,  [email protected] It has been well chronicled that Ozzie Newsome’s first two drafts defined his legacy well before the Baltimore Ravens ever won a Super Bowl.  He anchored the offense with...

Jackson Leads Surging Ravens to 22-10 Victory Over Chargers

By JOE REEDY, AP Sports Writer CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Just like that, the Baltimore Ravens have gone from a midseason swoon to the brink of their first playoff trip in four years. The resurgent Ravens...

DMV HBCU REPORT: Honors For DMV QBs & History Made By HU’S Cole

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer,  [email protected] HU’s NEWTON EARN ALL-AMERICAN and MEAC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR Despite a season where they didn’t meet expectations, Howard University   quarterback Caylin Newton was named to the first team...

Tubby Returns to High Point and Comes Home for Holiday Hoop Fest

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer,  [email protected] High Point University coach Tubby Smith’s basketball life has come full circle.  In a career that spans almost three decades he’s won a national championship and built a resume...

Ray Rice: ‘I’m Done With Football,’ Talks Domestic Violence

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice says he's not speaking out against domestic violence as a way to rejoin the NFL. Appearing Tuesday in a "CBS This...

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