Maryland’s Best and Brightest Compete at Crab Bowl

The ninth Maryland Crab Bowl high school all-star game slated for Dec. 18 boasts the best collection of prospects since its inception and has put the free state’s talent on a stage that has...

1994 Heisman Winner Rashaan Salaam Found Dead in Colorado Park

Heisman Trophy winner Rashaan Salaam was found dead Monday night in a Boulder park less than two miles from Folsom Field, where he carved his name into the University of Colorado record books as...

How Long Will Westbrook Sustain Triple-Double Average?

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook has been putting up MVP-worthy numbers so far this season. He's averaging a triple-double on the year with 31 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists per night, putting him in Oscar Robinson...

Flacco on Fire as Ravens Route Dolphins, 38-6

Quarterback Joe Flacco put on one of the best performances of his career, tossing four touchdowns as the Baltimore Ravens dominated the Miami Dolphins in their most impressive victory this season: A 38-6 beatdown...

Arizona Holds off Washington in 4th Qtr. to Win, 31-23

Arizona quarterback Carson Palmer threw for 300 yards and three touchdowns as the Arizona Cardinals defeated Washington’s NFL team, 31-23, on Dec. 4 in Glendale, Ariz. Arizona put the first points on the board on...

Defense Continues to Undermine Wizards

For the Washington Wizards (6-12), the common theme in their early season struggles has been the same: defense. The Wizards have allowed opponents to score 100 or more points in 11 of their 12 losses so far this season. The...

Morgan State Loses Fourth Straight

The Morgan State Bears’ losing slump extended to four games after a 72-58 loss to Rutgers University on Dec. 3 in Piscataway, N.J. The loss dropped the Bears’ record to 2-6 so far this season;...

Howard Routs American University for First Win of Season

The Howard Bison finally tasted victory this season. Junior guard James Miller scored 30 points to lead the Howard Bison men's basketball team to a 71-54 win over American University on Dec. 3 at Burr...

Column: Woods is Back, But Don’t Expect the Old Tiger

It was 20 years ago last month when the world began to understand that golf, at least for the near future, wouldn't be the same. Tiger Woods was on the prowl in Las Vegas, stalking...

Serena Williams: Women ‘Must Continue to Dream Big’

Serena Williams has penned an open letter calling out what she sees as double standards faced by women in sports. The 22-time Grand Slam champion writes that women "are constantly reminded" they aren't men. She...

Dunbar Poets’ Melvin Curbeam Averaged 47 Yards Per Game Over Season

Welcome to the Afro’s weekly sports wrap-up. The Matchup Wrap-up: There were only two games to see this week. Dunbar versus Walkersville, and Fort Hill versus Edmonson-Westside. Both the Poets and the Red Storm were doing...

Wise Pumas Crush Howard Lions in MD Playoffs

Welcome to the Afro’s weekly sports wrap-up. The Matchup Wrap-up: On Nov. 25, the hosting Wise Pumas football squad scored a big 48-0 victory over the Howard Lions. The Wise Pumas are continuing an undefeated streak...