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...

Ed Reed Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer,  [email protected] In the 1989 hit movie “Harlem Nights,” the character Sugar Ray, played by Richard Pryor, was almost shot after a card game until a little kid stepped up to...

DMV HBCU Report: Mele at The Mecca as Howard Falls to Norfolk St After...

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer,  [email protected] The mastery of Virginia’s HBCU basketball programs continued as Norfolk State and Virginia State left the D.M.V. with impressive MEAC and CIAA wins respectively.  While Bowie State went back rebounded...

Former NFL Star Wheatley Poised to Lead MSU Football

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] According to sources close to Morgan State University Athletics, a former NFL running back is close to signing a contract to be Morgan State University’s next head football coach. Tyrone Wheatley,...

Cardi B Declined Super Bowl Halftime With ‘Mixed Feelings’

By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr., AP Entertainment Writer ATLANTA (AP) — Cardi B said she received an offer to perform at the Super Bowl, but struggled with the decision to turn down the lucrative opportunity in...

NHL to Celebrate Black History Month for 1st Time

By STEPHEN WHYNO, AP Hockey Writer The NHL will celebrate Black History Month for the first time, shifting its focus in February from its wide-ranging "Hockey Is For Everyone" campaign to emphasize racial diversity in...

Durant Establishes Education Program in Prince George’s County

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Golden State Warriors all star and two time NBA champion Kevin Durant defies all logic when it comes to the perception of what role he should play on the basketball...

DeCosta: Former Ravens Intern Lands Dream Job as Team’s GM

By DAVID GINSBURG ,  AP Sports Writer OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — In his new role as general manager of the Baltimore Ravens, Eric DeCosta has no intention of filling the shoes of his highly successful...

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