Ravens Adjusts after Smith Suspension on Domestic Violence Claims

By David Ginsburg, AP Sports Writer The Baltimore Ravens have started to put together a defense without cornerback Jimmy Smith, who practiced Aug. 22 but won't be eligible to play in a game until October. Smith has...

‘Discombobulating’ Jones Teams with Holyfield on Bowie Fight

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO To those who know the boxing scene in the DMV, Henry “Discombobulating” Jones is a man who needs no introduction.  However, if Jones needs someone to introduce him,...

Local Students Take A Knee

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Colin Kaepernick’s decision to kneel during the singing of the national anthem in response to police brutality has sparked a national conversation, controversy and trend among other players.  While...

Robert Griffin III Survives Ravens’ Final Cut

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The comeback of Robert Griffin III is complete: The quarterback will start the season with the Baltimore Ravens. Griffin survived Baltimore's final cutdown Saturday and will join starter Joe Flacco...

TMT CEO Leonard Ellerbe Calls Gervonta Davis ‘The Next Biggest Star’

AFRO special contributor Mike Wright recently sat down with The Money Team CEO and Washington, D.C. native Leonard Ellerbe on the “FSP Crew Show” to talk about Baltimore’s rising boxing star Gervonta “Tank” Davis...

Wise Ready To Begin Quest For Repeat As State Football Champs

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Championship programs carry themselves with a confident swagger because they know how to peak at the right time.  They fight through the moments of midseason boredom with their...

The CIAA to Move to Baltimore

By J. K. Schmid, AFRO Baltimore Staff The country’s oldest African-American athletic conference announced it will be moving during an event at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Jan. 8. The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) is coming...

Redacted Video Released of Jordan McNair’s Fatal Practice

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] After a tumultuous semester, just hours before the start of the holiday break, the University of Maryland released a redacted video of former Terrapin Jordan McNair’s fatal football...

Bowie State Wins First National Playoff Game In School History

By MARK F. GRAY, Staff Writer It was clear from the start that Bowie State was not overwhelmed by the NCAA Division II playoffs when hosting West Alabama at Bulldogs Stadium.  The Bulldogs learned valuable lessons...

DMV HBCU REPORT: BSU Gets Big CIAA Wins as HU Loses MEAC Opener

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] BOWIE STATE BOUNCES BACK FOR CIAA WIN Bowie State ended a two-game losing streak by stopping Johnson C. Smith. This was a critical early win as the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association...

MSU Tennis Team Wins MEAC Championship

The Morgan Lady Bears Tennis Team won the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship Tournament April 28. MSU beat Hampton 4-1, winning the championship for the first time since 1994.

MSU Softball Wins First MEAC North Division Title in School History

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] The Morgan State Lady Bears softball team is headed to the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship Tournament and they’re favorites to win it all after finishing the regular season with easily...

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