NCAA, Pros Team Up to Stop Improper Benefits Violations

Just a week following the NFL’s announcement of its plans to enforce tougher penalties on illegal hits, the NCAA’s college ranks have also reported its own intentions of beefing up the punishment for player...

Arenas Could Miss Wizards’ Season Opener

The Washington Wizards will soon open its 2010-’11 season with new franchise star John Wall, but it appears as if one of the team’s old top dogs is still up to his old tricks....

Former Track Star Marion Jones ‘Sorry for Lying’

Former American track superstar Marion Jones is releasing her new book, On the Track, which illustrates her life story, including how she dealt with being stripped of her 2000 Olympic gold medals due to...

North Carolina A&T Aggies Blow Out Howard Bison, 52-32

The Howard Bison may not be winning, but they are progressing. Although they fell to 1-6 after suffering a 52-32 road loss to the North Carolina A&T Aggies on Oct. 23, Howard scored their...

Ravens Escape Overtime with 37-34 Win Over Buffalo

The idea that the Buffalo Bills would put up 24 first half points against the stingy Baltimore Ravens defense might have seemed like a joke. But the joke was nearly on Baltimore, who allowed...

Morgan Defeats Delaware State, 34-24, in Homecoming Thriller

It doesn’t get any more exciting than the come-from-behind thriller Morgan State’s football team hosted during its homecoming celebration game on Oct. 23 at Hughes Stadium in Baltimore. With 14,312 fans in attendance, Morgan quarterback...

Three Downs from the District: ‘Skins’ Defense Delivers Against Chicago

The Washington Redskins stole a 17-14 victory in Chicago on Oct. 24 thanks to six forced turnovers and an aggressive defense that racked up six sacks, four interceptions and two fumble recoveries. The AFRO...

Wizards Weekly: Washington Drops Final Two Preseason Games

The Washington Wizards ended preseason play by dropping their final two contests to finish with a record of3-4. But with only a few days left until opening night, a healthy exit from exhibition play...

Bowie State Dominates Long Distance Challenge During Homecoming

The Bulldogs football team wasn’t the only team that kicked butt during Bowie State’s homecoming this past weekend. The long distance runners of BSU’s track and field squad also celebrated homecoming in victorious fashion,...

NFL ‘Cracking Down’ on Illegal Hits to Head, Neck

NFL officials announced Monday their plans of “cracking down” on illegal and often health hazardous hits made during football games. The NFL plans to enforce harsher penalties, including the possibilities of suspending offenders from...

Bison Basketball Coach Ready to Spark Turnaround

Kevin Nickelberry is staring at an uphill battle. The new Howard Bison basketball coach knows what’s at stake: his integrity, his program and its fans. Trying to match a perennial loser to a perennial...

Georgetown Basketball Gears Up for New Season

With the early departure of All-American center Greg Monroe to the NBA, many questions surround this year’s edition of the Georgetown Hoyas men’s basketball team. But with two of the best guards in the...

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