Another Viewpoint

By Tim Lacy The Baltimore Ravens provided local fans with a season to be talked about for a long time.  Lamar Jackson sent thrills that could be felt through your TV. A purple jersey for...

Wise Basketball Coach Reaches 700 Wins In Family Affair

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] For Henry A. Wise High School boys varsity basketball coach Louis Wilson, Jr., making an impact on the lives of young people is part of his DNA.  The Prince...

Bowie HBCU Review: Bowie State Tips Off MLK Weekend By Sweeping Shaw

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] A dose of home cooking was just what the doctor ordered for Bowie State as the frigid holiday weekend tipped off a two-game basketball homestand against the Shaw Bears...

Sports Review: Yale Visits Howard For MLK Day Matinee

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] The intersection of sports and civil rights achievements came together for a uniquely ironic celebration on Dr. Martin Luther King’s federal holiday.  At the end of Yale’s 89-75 win...

Jackson’s Dream Season Ends In Nightmare

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] In one unseasonably warm January night the paradigm of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson’s career took a seismic shift.  The NFL’s most valuable player and most marketable commodity, who...

Watkins Award Class of 2020 Finalists Announced

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] The final whistle may have blown on college football season, but some of the brightest stars representing the future of the sport will be coming back to the D.M.V....

BSU Hoop Teams Split in Carolinas

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] As Bowie State’s women finally cracked the national top ten in Division II they hit the Carolinas beginning with a stop at Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) in Charlotte. ...

Bison Playing Better Despite MEAC Home Losses

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] There are growing pains that come with the transition from high school to college and for Howard University they have hit the men’s basketball program along with new head...

Former NBA Star Charles Barkley Donates $1M to HBCU

By The Associated Press Charles Barkley has donated $1 million to historically Black Miles College. The Basketball Hall of Famer and former Auburn star told interim president Bobbie Knight about the donation on Jan. 8, news...

All Eyes On Lamar

By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] Until the Baltimore Ravens are eliminated from the NFL Playoffs or win another Super Bowl, Lamar Jackson is the hottest player on earth.  Jackson’s stage this weekend is one that...

Another Viewpoint

By Tim Lacy, Special to he AFRO In my last effort, I told you the NFL has got us under a spell. Now, they are starting to mess with my health. I am sure all...

Sports Update: Hope Iglesias Provides Defense, Leadership

By David Ginsburg Associated Press When it came time to find a new shortstop for the rebuilding Baltimore Orioles, General Manager Mike Elias looked no further than José Iglesias. Iglesias and Baltimore finalized a $3 million, one-year...

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