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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

FBI Investigation Proves Maryland’s Not Ready for Big Time

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO The University of Maryland’s basketball program was supposed to have landed a gem when highly recruited prospect Diamond Stone chose to play for the Terps.  But after his...

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...

Taylor, Douglas, Boozer Among Latest Black College HOF Class

By The Associated Press John Taylor from Delaware State and Hugh Douglas from Central State are among the seven new inductees to the Black College Football Hall of Fame. Joining Taylor and Douglas in the 10th...

MSU Beats A&T; Howard Wins Classic & Bowie St. Rolls On

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Three conference-opening wins were highlighted in a stunning upset of the defending HBCU National Champion and fourth ranked team in FCS (Division I-AA) football. Morgan St. Ends NC&T Run...

TSU Football Player Still in ICU, day to day After Surgery

By TERESA M. WALKER, AP Sports Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - ” The mother of the Tennessee State linebacker who collapsed on the sideline during a game says her son has had some body movement...

Championship or Bust for Bowie State This Year

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO All that Bowie State has done over the last three years is win everything except a CIAA championship.  The Bulldogs won the north division and played in consecutive...

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