UMD Athletics Makes Healthcare Changes

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Reforms continue in the University of Maryland athletics department, regarding medical care for student athletes.  For the first time the university will employ health care personnel who are not...

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...

Murphy Chooses NJIT

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Jason Kemp Murphy, the big man from St. Frances High School in Baltimore, highly sought by several major division I men’s collegiate basketball programs across the nation, made his college...

Bowie HS Lacrosse Falls in MD State 4-A Semifinlals

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] Despite its perception as a suburban sport played mostly by White athletes, Black players and teams are finding more than just a niche in lacrosse.  In Prince...

BSU Men Finish Fourth in CIAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] In the annual St. Augustine’s invitational meet that is known as the CIAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, things held true to form on the men’s side as...

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...

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...

Morgan State Football Player Drafted and Lands New Basketball Coach

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] A big week for Morgan State athletics reached a high water mark during the NFL Draft and on the college basketball sidelines.  Offensive lineman Joshua Miles was drafted in...

Morgan Coaching Job Still Open and Attractive

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] One of the nation’s top recruiters on Mark Turgeon’s bench was one of the first interviews for the Morgan State basketball job, sources tell the AFRO.  University of Maryland...

Former Riverdale Baptist Stars Leads Baylor To National Title

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Former Riverdale Baptist star Chloe Jackson made a shot for the ages and established her place in women’s college basketball history as the Baylor University defeated Notre Dame on April...

Comeback Cavs! A Year After Pain, Virginia Gets Its Title

By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It was an easy question to ask, even if the answer was tough to absorb. "Why?" It dogged Virginia for a year and three weeks — following the...

Lady Bulldogs Win CIAA Bowling Title for Eighth Time in 10 Years

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Bowie State University women's bowling dynasty under head coach Andrew Campbell continued as they won their fifth straight CIAA Championship defeating Fayetteville State University 4-2. The win also marks...
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