Baltimore City and Prince George’s County High School Football Wrap-Up

Welcome to the AFRO’s weekly high school football wrap-up. This week we are bringing you a recap of week four of high school football from Baltimore City and Prince George’s County.   The Matchup Wrap-up: The crowd...
Mike Ditka is off ESPN's NFL pre-game shows but will contribute to “SportsCenter.” (Jordan Strauss/Invision for NFL/AP Images

Ditka’s Response to Kaepernick Reeks of Racism–or Willful Ignorance

Former Chicago Bears head coach Mike Ditka had an unsurprising response to San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and his recent protesting of the national anthem over social injustice in America. Since the NFL...

Better Power Forward: Garnett or Duncan?

They were opposite but comparable. They both wore the same number, played the same position and even retired in the same offseason. Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan are locks for the Hall of Fame,...

Ravens Steal Another ‘Ugly’ Win over Jaguars, Advance to 3-0

You can call it a cliché, but it's wouldn't be "Ravens' Football" if it didn't come in an ugly, yet winning fashion. Baltimore didn't get it done prettily, yet they still managed to come...

Washington NFL Edges Giants for 1st Win in Wild Division Matchup

In Game Three of the Washington NFL regular season, rookie safety Su’a Cravens intercepted New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning in the final minute to abruptly end Manning’s potential game-winning drive. Washington edged New...

Washington Nationals Wrap-Up Third Division Title in Five Seasons

After a regular season full of tremendous highs and lows, injuries and unexpected production, the Washington Nationals fulfilled their destiny in winning the National League East divisional title for the third time in the...

Orioles Still Fighting for Wildcard Seed

Not much has changed over the last two week for the Baltimore Orioles when it comes to the playoff hunt. With an 84-71 record as of Sept. 25, Baltimore still clings to the final wild...

Morgan State Outlasts Howard in 28-24 Victory

Senior quarterback Chris Andrews tossed three touchdown passes to lead the Morgan State Bears to a 28-24 win over the Howard Bison on Sept. 24 at Hughes Stadium in Baltimore, Md. It was the first...

College Players Join Protests, Raise Fists for Anthems

Football players for Michigan and Michigan State along with a group of students at North Carolina raised their fists during the national anthem Saturday. The gestures at the games come following a week punctuated by...

MD High School Footballers Take Knee During Anthem, Support Kaepernick

Watkins Mill High School’s football team, the Wolverines, are the latest athletics team to join a growing number protesting racial inequality in the nation by taking a knee during the playing of the national...

Derrick Rose Accuser to be Stripped of Anonymity at Trial

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman accusing NBA star Derrick Rose of rape cannot remain anonymous at her upcoming civil trial, a Los Angeles judge ruled Tuesday. Lawyers for the woman, who is identified...

Ravens Pull Off Comeback Win over Browns Following Death of Assistant Coach Brooks

It wasn’t a pretty victory, but the Baltimore Ravens scored 25 unanswered points to erase a 20-point deficit and claim a 25-20 comeback road win over AFC North division foes the Cleveland Browns on...