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...

Garvin Rebuilds Career and Black Owned Golf Course in PG County

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Each day African American Golf Hall of Famer Jimmy Garvin walks nine holes at Marlton Golf Course in Upper Marlboro.  It is a personal tradition that began when...

Community Mourns Murdered Prince George’s Football Coach

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Football coach and go-go sound engineer Andre Young was murdered in Southeast on Monday, July 30th leaving the community lost and mourning and police searching for answers and the murderer. The father...

5 Bowie Bulldogs Named All-CIAA in Preseason Football Poll

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO The days of disrespect and surprising the rest of the conference are past for Bowie State.  What was a basketball school, which played a football season for homecoming...

Harper Legend Grows as Machado’s Time Ends During MLB All Star Game

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO One DMV All-Star made his bid to remain the face of the franchise while another represented his for one last time in the 89th Major League Ball All...

DC Girls Joined Street Child World Cup in Moscow

By Tyra Wilkes, Special to the AFRO Caption: Children playing at Tubman Elementary Soccer Field, a soccer camp site. Nine DC SCORES alumni were honored with a D.C. Council proclamation for their participation in the Street Child...

FBI Investigation Proves Maryland’s Not Ready for Big Time

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO The University of Maryland’s basketball program was supposed to have landed a gem when highly recruited prospect Diamond Stone chose to play for the Terps.  But after his...

Details Emerge About Maryland Subpoena in FBI Hoops Probe

By The Associated Press Maryland has joined the list of schools to receive a grand jury subpoena seeking records in the ongoing federal corruption investigation into college basketball. The school released two subpoenas to The Associated...

Bryson’s Passion Keeps P.G. County’s Spring Sports Awards Swinging

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Dr. Rick Bryson has a passion for baseball, kids and athletes.  The Prince George’s County based podiatrist has worked tirelessly to bring attention to swing sports with little...
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