Graves Blends Teams At Riverdale Baptist

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] In an alternate universe, Riverdale Baptist first-year baseball coach Aaron “Hercules” Graves has made a name for himself mixing beats as a national satellite radio host.  But now as the...

BSU Men Finish Fourth in CIAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] In the annual St. Augustine’s invitational meet that is known as the CIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, things held true to form on the men’s side as...

Howard Falls Short at Softball Championship Game

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Howard University’s Softball team ended its 2019 season one game shy of playing for the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship after an 8-5 loss to Florida A&M at the...

Ex-Texas A&M Football Player Found Guilty of Murder

By Dallas Post Tribune DALLAS — A former Texas A&M football player accused of hacking a Dallas jogger to death with a machete in 2015 has been convicted of murder. A Dallas County jury swiftly returned...

Blakeney Comes To Lead Bison Basketball Fortunes

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] In an attempt to keep the momentum of a basketball program that appears to be a contender in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, Howard University has turned to a blue blood with...

Another Viewpoint

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO The world of sports turns into a BALL OF CONFUSION this time of year. There are a bunch of snaggle toothed gorillas skating up and down the ice with...

Changing the Game: Ice Cube’s Battle to Buy Regional Sports Networks

By Bryan 18X Crawford and Barrington Salmon, Contributing Writers,The Final Call More and more, Black athletes and entertainers are looking to expand beyond the field of expertise that gained them fame, notoriety and riches, and...

Kenyan Native Will Be First Sports Illustrated Model in a Hijab and Burkini

By Chelsea Lenora White, Black Press USA Somali-American model Halima Aden will be the first woman to wear a hijab and burkini in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, an annual edition perhaps best known for its pictures of...

Golden Gloves Team Set For Nationals with HOF Manager

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Ten young fighters with dreams of becoming world champions took a giant step forward at Rosecroft Raceway in Oxon Hill.  The main hall of the harness racing track was...

Morgan State Football Player Drafted and Lands New Basketball Coach

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] A big week for Morgan State athletics reached a high water mark during the NFL Draft and on the college basketball sidelines.  Offensive lineman Joshua Miles was drafted in...

Woods Chooses Not To Enter Quail Hollow

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer Masters champion Tiger Woods is not ready to get back to work. Woods did not enter the Wells Fargo Championship next week at Quail Hollow, meaning he likely will go...

Morgan Coaching Job Still Open and Attractive

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] One of the nation’s top recruiters on Mark Turgeon’s bench was one of the first interviews for the Morgan State basketball job, sources tell the AFRO.  University of Maryland...

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