Williams Will Return to Howard

By Mark F. Gray , Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Howard University got a major lift for its basketball program next season by not losing its best remaining player, who was the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference first...

Twitter Exposes Villanova Star Donte DiVincenzo’s Old Tweets Saying N*gga

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Most Blacks folks would probably tell you they expect White people to say the N-word when they’re amongst themselves or feel no Black person is watching. That may have been...

Ex-Texas A&M Football Player Found Guilty of Murder

By Dallas Post Tribune DALLAS — A former Texas A&M football player accused of hacking a Dallas jogger to death with a machete in 2015 has been convicted of murder. A Dallas County jury swiftly returned...

Howard U. Tennis Team Moving Up Rankings

By Daniel Kucin Jr., Special to the AFRO The Howard University women's tennis team recently moved up to second place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Northern Division after shutting out Coppin State University 4-0 on...

Basketball Players Sue ‘Fortnite’ Game Makers Over Dance

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN , Associated Press COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Two former University of Maryland men's basketball players are suing the makers of "Fortnite," claiming the video game's creators misappropriated a dance they popularized...

Baltimore’s Phil Booth Joins Rare Company After Leading Villanova to Two National Championships

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Baltimore native Phil Booth just etched his place amongst College Basketball’s immortality after helping lead the Villanova Wildcats to a 79-62 victory over the Michigan Wolverines in the NCAA Men’s Basketball...

Jones Plans To Run In Hopes of Rebuilding Morgan Football

BY MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Morgan State’s interim head coach Ernest Jones plans to run into the challenge of rebuilding the football program.  In an era of run pass option (RPO) offense Jones...

UDC Icon Earl Jones to be Inducted into Small College Basketball Hall of Fame

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO It was the best of times and the worst of times during the early 1980s when Earl Jones stepped onto the campus of the University of the District...

2 Black Idaho State Football Players Sue Idaho, Utah Police

By The Associated Press BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two Black Idaho State University football players are suing law enforcement in Idaho and Utah, saying they were illegally detained and arrested, and victims of excessive force...

Expectations High in Second Year for London at Howard

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO If there’s one Football Championship Series (Division I-AA) program that won’t sneak up on any Football Bowl Subdivision (Division I-A) team they face this season it’s the Howard...

Highlighting BSU 2019 HOF Class

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Two former NFL players, a two-time championship winning basketball  coach, a three time CIAA Track Coach of The Year, and a championship team headlined the Bowie State...

DMV HBCU Report: Howard Peaks at the Right Time Ending the Regular Season

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] As the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference basketball season prepares for next week’s tournament in Norfolk, VA, it could be time for one of the most enigmatic teams in Division I...

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