Russell Wilson’s Five Touchdown Passes Results in Ravens Blowout Loss

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson tossed five touchdowns as Seattle coasted to a 35-6 victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Dec. 13 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. It was the first time this season that...

Orioles Get Rolling After Poor Opening Week

April 7-9: Baltimore Earns Impressive Series Win over Yankees  After losing both of its first two series, the Baltimore Orioles finally earned its first series win of the 2014 season by beating the New York...

Wizards Week 16: Washington Breaks Eight-Game Losing Streak, Embarrassed Against Spurs

It was a short week for the Washington Wizards as the team only played two games this week, both at home, while they prepare for the NBA All Star break next weekend. Typical of...

Kaepernick Stands Behind Decision Not to Vote for President

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Colin Kaepernick is standing behind his decision not to vote in the presidential election or even register to take part in the democratic process, saying he can effect change...

Overtime Unkind as Bowie State Falls to Lincoln

Lincoln (Pa.) University Lions junior guard Derrick Washington hit a free throw with 1.8 seconds left to lift the Lions to a 60-59 overtime win over the Bowie State University (BSU) Bulldogs on Feb....

Sterling Surrendering Clippers Control

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Sterling is turning his ownership stake in the Los Angeles Clippers over to his estranged wife, and she is in talks with the NBA to sell the team, a...

Adrian Peterson’s Appeal Denied, Suspension Upheld

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An arbiter appointed by the NFL ruled Friday that Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson will remain suspended until at least next spring in the child-abuse case that has sidelined...

Wizards Snap Four-Game Losing Streak with Overtime Win

The Washington Wizards extended a late season four-game road trip into the week but it didn’t end well for the weary traveling team. With only a handful of weeks remaining in the season, the...

U.S. Pulls Off Historic Comeback to Earn Draw Against Slovenia, 2-2

It appeared as if the United States was on the verge of elimination after falling behind, 2-0, early to Slovenia in a Group C match on June 18. Instead, the Americans marched back to...

Howard’s Keith Pough Earns Double Honors

Howard’s Keith Pough has been honored as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Week following his latest play against Norfolk State. The 6-foot-3, 235-pound red-shirt sophomore linebacker from Orangeburg, S.C., was also...

Welcome Back! A Wild NBA Day of Personnel Moves

The NBA's amnesty era is under way. Taking advantage of the league's new get-out-of-a-contract card, the Orlando Magic waived Gilbert Arenas and the $62 million he was owed over the next three seasons as one...

NFL’s Antoine Bethea Returns to Howard to Host Football Camp

NFL Pro Bowler Antoine Bethea hasn’t let the lockout stop him from showing off his football skills. The former Howard University star returned to the District last week to host the Antoine Bethea Youth...

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