Bowie State Wins CIAA Football Championship

By MARK F. GRAY, Staff Writer, [email protected] Finally, Bowie State got to play the role of bride after being the bridesmaid three of the last four years.  The Bulldogs left no doubt who was the best team...

High School Football Playoffs: Wise Advances, Surprising WCAC Final, Ballou & Wilson To Meet...

By MARK F. GRAY, Staff Writer, [email protected] DeMATHA FACES GONZAGA IN WCAC CHAMPIONSHIP DeMatha earned its way back to the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference (WCAC) championship by stopping Good Counsel 30-14 at Prince George’s Sports and Learning Complex. The...

DMV HBCU Report: Howard Falls at Norfolk State, While Morgan Stops Delaware State

By MARK F. GRAY, Staff Writer, [email protected] NORFOLK STATE END HOWARD’S MEAC SEASON WITH LOSS Howard saved its worst for last as the conference portion of its season came to a disappointing conclusion at Norfolk State.  Thanks to...

Only Black Woman-Owned Beef Jerky Manufacturer in the Country is a Supplier for the...

Jachin, AL (BlackNews.com) -- Marjorie's Beef Jerky is currently shipping to Major League Baseball teams (including to Cincinnati Reds pitcher, Amir Garrett, who loves the products) and NASCAR. In addition, the Black woman-owned company...

Another Viewpoint: African-American Quarterbacks in the NFL

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO Few people know the history of African-American quarterbacks in the NFL. This question has come to me, and I thought it to be a good idea to share. ...

James’ Dunk Lifts Lakers to 107-106 Win Over Hawks

By BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyson Chandler had quite a week with the Lakers. Plucked from last-place Phoenix, Chandler played a key defensive role in his first three games with his new...

Documentary to Feature School Backed by LeBron James

By The Associated Press AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio school backed by NBA star LeBron James will be the subject of a feature-length documentary. The Akron Beacon Journal reports the Akron Public Schools has approved...

AP Source: Jimmy Butler Going to 76ers From Minnesota

By DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer Jimmy Butler has his wish: He's out of Minnesota. And just like that, Philadelphia has a new Big Three — one that could make serious noise in the Eastern Conference. A...

Taylor, Douglas, Boozer Among Latest Black College HOF Class

By The Associated Press John Taylor from Delaware State and Hugh Douglas from Central State are among the seven new inductees to the Black College Football Hall of Fame. Joining Taylor and Douglas in the 10th...

Bell Hopes To Taste Gravy To Play With The Stars IN DCIAA

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Bell High School has answered every question the DCIAA stripes division has asked this regular season.  They capped a perfect regular season and will take the momentum of...

DMV HBCU Report BSU Wins CIAA North & Howard Stops FAMU Celebration

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO BOWIE STATE WINS CIAA NORTH Bowie State put an entire season of slow starts to bed and clinched the CIAA North Division championship with a 49-7 victory over Elizabeth...

Wise Ready To Begin Quest For Repeat As State Football Champs

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Championship programs carry themselves with a confident swagger because they know how to peak at the right time.  They fight through the moments of midseason boredom with their...

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