DMV HBCU Report: Defensive Woes Derail Teams In Conference Defeats

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO The common theme that binds Howard, Morgan State, and Bowie State is there’s no D being played in DMV when it matters most. Defense cost all three, leaving...

Georgia Baseball Star Dismissed After Calling UGA Quarterback a N*gg*r

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor A star baseball player for the University of Georgia was dismissed from the team after being called out for allegedly yelling racial slurs during a Georgia football game Saturday. According to...

TSU Football Player Still in ICU, day to day After Surgery

By TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - ” The mother of the Tennessee State linebacker who collapsed on the sideline during a game says her son has had some body movement...

DMV HBCU Report: Hall Rallies Bulldogs to Beat WSSU in Last Minute Thriller

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO There are moments that define an entire season and players are defined in it. On the road to a championship there are often games that are won that...

MSU Beats A&T; Howard Wins Classic & Bowie St. Rolls On

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Three conference-opening wins were highlighted in a stunning upset of the defending HBCU National Champion and fourth ranked team in FCS (Division I-AA) football. Morgan St. Ends NC&T Run...

From Raising a Fist to Taking a Knee

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO For over 50 years Black athletes have been despised and revered for taking a stance – or these days a knee – to express their displeasure in a...

BSU QB Streaking, Bears Lose Again, Florence Cancels HU

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO The trends continued last weekend for the DMV’s three HBCU football programs although one earned an unintended respite.  Bowie State beat a Division II team for the second...

Maryland Wins Over Texas As Terps Play for McNair’s Honor

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO A rainbow covered the skies following the game-stopping thunderstorms signaling a smile from the heavens, when Maryland and Texas returned to play after an unexpected weather delay in...

DMV HBCU Report: Despite Losses QBs Shine in Season Openers

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Local HBCU teams went 0-3 as the Labor Day Weekend marked the final unofficial weekend of summer and kicked off college football season.  However, two premiere quarterbacks set...

Jones Plans To Run In Hopes of Rebuilding Morgan Football

BY MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Morgan State’s interim head coach Ernest Jones plans to run into the challenge of rebuilding the football program.  In an era of run pass option (RPO) offense Jones...

Ohio State Coach Apologizes to Colleague’s Wife after Mishandling Allegations of Domestic Violence

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  Ohio State head coach Urban Myer issued an apology Aug. 24 via Twitter to Courtney Smith, the ex-wife of former assistant coach Zach Smith, for not personally acknowledging her during...

Championship or Bust for Bowie State This Year

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO All that Bowie State has done over the last three years is win everything except a CIAA championship.  The Bulldogs won the north division and played in consecutive...

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