Cameroon Held Scoreless by Japan

Cameroon, the most decorated African team competing in the 19th FIFA World Cup, was unable to earn a win in its first match against Japan June 14 in South Africa. Both teams played sloppy early...

Howard Women Win Two Straight with Victory over Coppin State

Junior guard Te'Shya Heslip scored a game-high 19 points to help lift the Howard Lady Bison women's basketball team to a 71-69 win over the Coppin State Lady Eagles on Feb. 13 at the...

Ex-NFL Player Shot by Oregon Homeowner Says He’s Happy to be Alive

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former Detroit Lions cornerback who was shot by a homeowner when authorities say he tried to break in to a multimillion-dollar home in Portland said at a court hearing...

Bowie State Pulls Off an OT Comeback Win over Fairmont State

The Bowie State University Bulldogs scored 24-unanswered points to beat the Fairmont State Falcons, 24-17 in overtime on Sept. 15 in Bowie, Md. The Falcons led 17-0 with 11:46 to play in the game...

Former MSU Athlete Allison Randall Qualifies for 2012 Olympic Games

Former Morgan State track and field athlete Allison Randall qualified for the 2012 Olympic Games in the discus last weekend at the Miami Invitational, hosted by the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Fla. Randall,...

Broncos’ Miller Suspended Six Games for Substance Abuse Violations

The Denver Broncos will be without Pro-Bowl linebacker Von Miller for their first six games. Miller will serve a six-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy, a punishment that will cost Miller more...

Ron Artest Changing Name to “Metta World Peace”

Former NBA champ Ron Artest filed papers for a name change on June 23, according to several reports. The LATimes.com reports that the Los Angeles Lakers forward wishes to change his name from Ronald William...

Rumors of Arenas’ Trade to Orlando Heating Up

The Washington Wizards aren't expected to be major players in this year's free agency bonanza, but they could position themselves for a run in the summer of 2011. After shedding several salaries at last February's...

Day Two of NCAA Tournament First Round– Four Additional Bracket Busters

It’s no secret why they call it March Madness—with just the first round in the books, there have already been eight upsets in the 2014 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Four upsets occurred on the first...

ESPN’S Rose Prepares To Fight For High School Sports

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Former NBA star turned broadcaster Jalen Rose can’t imagine a life without high school sports.  It was the platform that led him to the University of Michigan as the...

First Lady Promotes Fitness at CIAA Basketball Tourney

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — For a few minutes Friday, first lady Michelle Obama turned the hardwood floor at the Time Warner Arena into an elementary school gym. Obama was in North Carolina for two Democratic...

Who Had the Worst Week? Maryland Terps or Washington Redskins?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Writers If you’re a local football fan in the DMV then it’s been a bad week. Spare the Baltimore Ravens, but the Maryland Terrapins and the Washington...
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