DMV HBCU Report BSU Wins CIAA North & Howard Stops FAMU Celebration

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO BOWIE STATE WINS CIAA NORTH Bowie State put an entire season of slow starts to bed and clinched the CIAA North Division championship with a 49-7 victory over Elizabeth...

Ravens Star Jimmy Smith Suspended Four Games for Domestic Abuse

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Ravens star player Jimmy Smith will miss the first four games of the 2018 NFL regular season after violating the league’s personal conduct policy. According to ESPN, Smith’s suspension stems from...

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...

DMV HBCU Report: Defensive Woes Derail Teams In Conference Defeats

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO The common theme that binds Howard, Morgan State, and Bowie State is there’s no D being played in DMV when it matters most. Defense cost all three, leaving...

Funeral For UM Football Player McNair Wednesday

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] The viewing for Jordan McNair, whose promising collegiate football career at the University of Maryland was cut short when he collapsed suddenly during practice and later died, is today and...

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...

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.

‘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,...

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...

Details Emerge About Maryland Subpoena in FBI Hoops Probe

By The Associated Press Maryland has joined the list of schools to receive a grand jury subpoena seeking records in the ongoing federal corruption investigation into college basketball. The school released two subpoenas to The Associated...

Money Games Mean Big Losses as Bowie St. Salvages Weekend

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Howard and Morgan got big checks and paid with blowout road losses to FBS Division I opponents while Bowie State got back on track with a big win...

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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