Flacco Traded to Denver

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Joe Flacco, who quarterbacked the Baltimore Ravens to a Super Bowl victory following the 2012 season, has been traded to the Denver Broncos according to various reports. According to NFL sports...

Baseball Hall of Famer and Orioles Great Frank Robinson, Dead at 83

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] Frank Robinson, who became a legend as one of the greatest power hitting outfielders in the history of Major League Baseball (MLB), as well as the league’s first Black field...

Ed Reed Elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer,  [email protected] In the 1989 hit movie “Harlem Nights,” the character Sugar Ray, played by Richard Pryor, was almost shot after a card game until a little kid stepped up to...

DMV HBCU Report: Mele at The Mecca as Howard Falls to Norfolk St After...

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer,  [email protected] The mastery of Virginia’s HBCU basketball programs continued as Norfolk State and Virginia State left the D.M.V. with impressive MEAC and CIAA wins respectively.  While Bowie State went back rebounded...

Former NFL Star Wheatley Poised to Lead MSU Football

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected] According to sources close to Morgan State University Athletics, a former NFL running back is close to signing a contract to be Morgan State University’s next head football coach. Tyrone Wheatley,...

Durant Establishes Education Program in Prince George’s County

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Golden State Warriors all star and two time NBA champion Kevin Durant defies all logic when it comes to the perception of what role he should play on the basketball...

Williams Brings Championship Savvy to Wise in First Season as Coach

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Whether he’s leading a team of a private school or guiding what has become one of the now storied high school public basketball programs in the D.M.V., Wise first...

DeCosta: Former Ravens Intern Lands Dream Job as Team’s GM

By DAVID GINSBURG ,  AP Sports Writer OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — In his new role as general manager of the Baltimore Ravens, Eric DeCosta has no intention of filling the shoes of his highly successful...

DMV HBCU Report

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer,  [email protected] Bowie State University Perhaps Bowie State got the wake up call they needed from their fiercest CIAA rivals after an extended win streak.  Just when it appeared the Bulldogs had...

DMV HBCU Report: MLK Weekend Starts Conference Stretch Run

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Now that winter break is over the march toward college basketball tournament time is on at Howard, Bowie and Morgan State.  Inexperience and injuries have caused inconsistency for all...

MLK Justice Fighters: Gary Russell, Sr.

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] What’s in a name?  If you’re Gary Russell it means a “bloodline of royalty.”  However, in real world vernacular it means raising world champions who are leaders in their community. The...

MLK Justice Fighters: Jimmy Garvin

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] “Golf is the carat, but education is the key.” That is the mantra that continues to fuel the life of community service, which drives Marlton Golf Course general manager and African...
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