Basketball Players Sue ‘Fortnite’ Game Makers Over Dance

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN , Associated Press COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Two former University of Maryland men's basketball players are suing the makers of "Fortnite," claiming the video game's creators misappropriated a dance they popularized...

Claressa Shields in Another Boxing 1st on Showtime

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Claressa Shields is participating in another first for women's boxing. The two-time Olympic gold medalist and Christina Hammer will be featured in "All Access" episodes on Showtime Sports'...

Ole Miss Players Kneel in Response to Confederacy Rally

By R.J. Morgan, The Associated Press Eight University of Mississippi basketball players kneeled during the national anthem Feb. 23 before a victory over Georgia in response to a Confederacy rally near the arena. With the teams lined...

DMV HBCU Report: Howard Looks For Answers As BSU March Toward CIAA Tourney

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] With two weeks left in the regular season, teams are hoping to peak and ride the momentum into the conference tournaments that will set them up for a potential...

NFL Settles Collusion Case with Kaepernick

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Colin Kaepernick’s more than two year battle with the NFL has come to an end. The former NFL quarterback and the league have reached a financial settlement in Kaepernick’s...

DMV HBCU Report

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Sometimes there’s a change in scenery or the need for something other than home cooking that can be a swing moment in the fortune of a school’s season. ...

Morgan Hires Wheatley But Is It For the Long Term

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] When announcing former NFL running back Tyrone Wheatley as their new head football coach, Morgan State pushed all the chips into the center of the table.  Great poker players...

Golden Gloves Boxing Tournament Begins in Fort Washington

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Maryland’s National Golden Gloves boxing champions reads like a who’s who list of Hall of Fame talent that has made a significant impact on the sweet science.  From Olympic...

Aqua Volleyball Open Play Launches Goombay’s Spring Season

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Goombay, the recreational, outdoor adventure and team sports company which targets urban professionals who feel the need to scratch their competitive itch, is headed back to the future.  The...

Flacco Traded to Denver

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Joe Flacco, who quarterbacked the Baltimore Ravens to a Super Bowl victory following the 2012 season, has been traded to the Denver Broncos according to various reports. According to NFL sports...

Another Viewpoint

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO THE SUPERBOWL left us with a, "Ho hum, what else is new" attitude when Tom Brady and the Patriots won again.  However, with this being BLACK HISTORY MONTH,...

Baseball Hall of Famer and Orioles Great Frank Robinson, Dead at 83

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Frank Robinson, who became a legend as one of the greatest power hitting outfielders in the history of Major League Baseball (MLB), as well as the league’s first Black field...
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