Washington Cornerback Josh Norman Leaps over Bulls in Spain

By AFRO Staff It is the challenge of a lifetime: Running with the bulls at the annual San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain. Washington NFL team member Josh Norman amped up the danger level on July...

Serena Williams Loses Her 3rd Consecutive Grand Slam Final

By Howard Fendrich, AP Tennis Writer The Centre Court crowd kept roaring whenever Serena Williams would win a point in the Wimbledon final, seemingly trying to will her to make things interesting against Simona Halep. Never happened. Instead...

Man Charged in Shooting of Giants Draft Pick and Teammate

By The Associated Press An 18-year-old Kansas man has been charged in the April attack that wounded New York Giants draft pick Corey Ballentine and killed one of his Washburn University teammates, Dwane Simmons. Francisco Alejandro...

Goombay Spring Kickball Championship Sunday Is Soggy One

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] As twilight gave way to nightfall at the end of the holiday weekend, Goombay’s coed spring kickball league drew to its conclusion July 7 at Tucker Road park.  The...

Raptors, Durant; Wishful Thinking And NBA Fallout

By Vincent Jones, Special to the AFRO The drama, the circumstance, and the fallout surrounding Durant's - should he or should he not have played in Game 5 is hot on the pundits' program topic list...

Another Viewpoint

By Tim Lacy, AFRO Columnist Although I am a fan of the NFL they constantly find ways to tick me off. Readers of this space are probably tired of hearing my opinion of Commissioner Roger...

Monopolized Athletic Wear

By Glenn Mollette We have watched corporations and famous Americans have ups and downs throughout the years. We've all watched as Tiger Woods, Robert Kraft, and most recently, billionaire Jeffrey Epstein have had low moments. Sadly we...

Howard Basketball Heads To Spain For Tour

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] When the fall semester begins and students at Howard University ask their men’s basketball team how they spent summer vacation, they will pull out a passport.  The Bison will...

Muggsy Bogues Host Basketball Tournament in His Sisters’ Honor

By Jamesia Downer, AFRO Intern People around the world know the name Muggsy Bogues, the shortest player ever in the National Basketball Association (NBA). During his 14 year NBA career, Bogues played for four teams as...

Highlighting BSU 2019 HOF Class

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Two former NFL players, a two-time championship winning basketball  coach, a three time CIAA Track Coach of The Year, and a championship team headlined the Bowie State...

MBK Golf Tournament Raises Funds For Local Programs

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] In their attempt to expand the vision and opportunities for young African American men, My Brothers Keeper (MBK) took to the links for the first time. MBK’s...

Durant Signs With Brooklyn Nets

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Kevin Durant has made a living taking big shots and winning championships. However, as the NBA’s free agency period began, the-two time NBA Finals most valuable player took...

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