Redskins Overcome RGIII Injury to Hold Off Ravens in OT

LANDOVER, Md..--Rookie backup quarterback Kirk Cousins came in for an injured rookie quarterback sensation Robert Griffin III late in the fourth quarter; tossed a touchdown and engineered a two-point PAT conversion to tie the...

Chicago Again Calls Dwyane Wade, and This Time He Listens

MIAMI (AP) — Dwyane Wade never really planned for this to happen. He wore shirts that called Miami "My City" and referred to AmericanAirlines Arena as "My House." He knew where the three boys...

Howard Unable to Stop Ga. Southern in Non-Conference Battle

Howard sophomore quarterback Greg McGhee had his coming out party against Georgia Southern Eagles, running for a career-high three touchdowns and passing for another, but it was not nearly enough to stop Georgia Southern...

Blakeney Comes To Lead Bison Basketball Fortunes

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] In an attempt to keep the momentum of a basketball program that appears to be a contender in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, Howard University has turned to a blue blood with...

Kobe Bryant “Very Intensely” Working Toward Deal To Play Overseas

As the NBA slides closer to the cancellation of regular-season games amid a labor lockout, reports continue to swirl around Los Angeles Lakers Kobe Bryant’s rumored interest in playing for a professional Italian basketball...

Williams Sisters Return from Injury with Success

Tennis superstars Serena and Venus Williams both successfully returned to the pro tennis scene after each suffered knee problems during the early part of the year. They both earned straight-set wins in the opening...

What to Watch at the Rio Games on Saturday

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Day 15 of the Rio Games features medal action in track and field, soccer, basketball, golf, boxing, volleyball and more. Here are some things to watch (all times local): TRACK...

AFRO Looks Ahead at NFL’s Eastern Divisions

The calendar has barely flipped to August, but NFL fans are already fidgeting over the upcoming football season. Fantasy draft boards are being drawn, jerseys are being sold out and bottles of barbecue sauce...

Baltimore’s Indy Grand Prix Short of Projections

BALTIMORE (AP) — An economic study being released Friday said the Baltimore Grand Prix fell far short of promoters' projections, but still calls it a "win" for the city. The Labor Day weekend event drew...

Which ‘Super Team’ is the Biggest Threat to Golden State?

Credit the Golden State Warriors with altering the normal “build through the draft” process that most NBA general managers inherited from their predecessors. Ironically, the Warriors built their core through the draft and even...

Planned Atlanta Braves Stadium Move Highlights Race, Class

ATLANTA (AP) — For the Braves, abandoning downtown Atlanta for the suburbs means moving closer to the team's fan base and developing money-making restaurants and amenities. Team officials say it's simply good business. But the...

Bolt Defends 200-meter Crown, Wins Fifth Total Gold Medal

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won gold in the 200-meter dash on Aug. 9, becoming the first man to ever win back-to-back Olympic Gold medals in both the 100- and 200-meter races. Bolt’s time of...

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