Howard Vetting Process Questioned After Suspending Football Coach

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Howard University football coach Ron Prince has been placed on administrative leave, while he is under an internal investigation regarding verbal abuse and intimidation of players.  Director of Football...

Morgan State Teams to Honor Rep. Elijah Cummings

By AFRO Staff Throughout the 2019-20 season, the Morgan State Bears student-athletes will celebrate the life of longtime Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings, who died on October 17. Cummings was 68.  In honor of Congressman Cummings and...

Lamar’s In The House!

By David Ginsburg, Associated Press  It’s time to take the Baltimore Ravens seriously as a Super Bowl contender. Their 14-point victory in Seattle two weeks ago put them in the discussion, and no further evidence is necessary...

DMV HBCU Review: Bowie State Passes Last Major Test, MSU & HU Fall Again

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] BOWIE STATE CLINCHES CIAA NORTH Each year Bowie State sets its goals and the first is always to win the CIAA North Division, which puts them in the conference championship...

Nationals Championship Celebration Brings Love To an Ailing City

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] For a few hours in the shadow of the Canadian Embassy and the United States Capitol, the Washington Nationals World Series championship celebration personified what makes America great. Fans...

Historic Rivalry: 131st Meeting of City-Poly

The Poly Class of 1992 celebrates at the City-Poly Fest during the City-Poly homecoming weekend. The two storied high schools, Baltimore City College High School and Baltimore Polytechnic Institute have a football rivalry, which...

Tiger Woods Ties PGA Record for Most Wins

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Tiger Woods’ fantastic year continued in Japan, where he set another record. The 43-year-old captured the Zozo Championship in Japan with a dominating wire-to-wire victory and tying Hall...

Kenyans Take Men’s, Women’s NYC Marathons

By Jake Seiner, AP Sports Writer Joyciline Jepkosgei arrived in New York with a modest goal for her first marathon ever. "My focus was to finish the race," she said, a gold medal hanging around her neck. Not...

2nd Sister of NBA Player Killed in Baltimore

By The Associated Press The second sister of NBA player Reggie Bullock was shot and killed in Baltimore, five years after his first sister was stabbed to death in the city. News sources report Baltimore police say...

Another View Point

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO Everybody in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area, whether you’re a baseball fan or not, are aware that the Washington Nationals are participating in the World Series for the...

Nationals Bring Black Baseball Back To D.C.

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] Major League Baseball has been trying to diversify its clubhouse, front offices, and fan base, so the 2019 World Series did as much to gentrify the game as the...

NFL Earns Lowest Score For Racial, Gender Hiring In 15 Years

By Steve Reed, AP Sports Writer The NFL received its lowest overall score in racial and gender hiring practices in 15 years, according a new diversity report. The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport released its...
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