Steelers Eliminate Ravens from Playoff Contention

All-Pro receiver Antonio Brown caught a game-winning touchdown as the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Baltimore Ravens, 31-27, on Christmas Day in Pittsburgh. The victory by the Steelers (10-5) earned them the AFC North division title,...

Patrick Ewing Has Georgetown Off to 3-0 Start

Georgetown head coach Patrick Ewing’s long offseason of answering questions about his readiness and aptitude for the position has finally ended as he completed  his first week of actual games with a 3-0 record. Those...

Court Clears Way for 6-Game Suspension of Cowboys’ Elliott

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court cleared the way Thursday for the NFL to impose a six-game suspension on Dallas Cowboys star Ezekiel Elliott over domestic violence allegations, siding with the league...

Serena Williams Reaches 4th Round at French Open

PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams advanced to the fourth round at the French Open by beating Sorana Cirstea 6-0, 6-2 Friday. Williams, a 15-time Grand Slam champion, seeks her first French Open title since 2002....

Ravens Lose to Rams in Preseason Finale

The Baltimore Ravens lost its fourth and final game of the preseason, 24-21, against the St. Louis Rams on Aug. 29 in St. Louis, Mo. Six-year Ravens head coach John Harbaugh typically rests his starters...

Durant Drives Team USA to FIBA Championship Game

The U.S. men’s basketball team was carefully constructed around budding 21-year-old NBA superstar Kevin Durant, a plan that has worked to perfection so far in the 2010 FIBA World Championship. Durant scored a U.S....

N.J. Sen. Cory Booker Pushes for Removal of NFL’s Head Office Non-Profit Status

Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) introduced legislation Sept. 16 which would remove tax-exempt status from the head offices of the National Football League and other professional sports leagues, and redirect funds to support domestic violence...

HBCU Athletic Programs Struggle with Academic Progress

That improbable season where Morgan State woke up the echoes of their championship glory has been tarnished by the NCAA’s sanctions against a team that did not meet its Academic Progress Rate (APR) for...

Philyaw Runs for 234 Yards But Howard Still Ripped by Monmouth

Howard University junior running back Anthony Philyaw scored three touchdowns and piled up more than 200 rushing yards, but the Bison were still routed by Monmouth University, 59-27, in a non-conference game on Oct....

St. Frances Football Team Calls Racial Foul Play as Three Different Schools Refuse to...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] The principal of St. Frances Academy in Baltimore has accused its fellow neighboring private schools of racism after at least three schools recently announced their refusal to play St. Frances’...

Washington Addresses Needs in Productive 2017 NFL Draft

Washington’s NFL team scored big in the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft, drafting top defensive end Jonathan Allen at No. 17. Allen could have gone much higher—some predicted as high as the...

‘Catch 22’

Before I get started, I would like to thank the folks who were following “He Made a Difference,” and I promise I will get back on task in my next effort. If you caught my...

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