CIAA Tournament Opens Postseason March For BSU as HU Streaks on Road

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The madness of college basketball’s postseason begins with the CIAA’s penultimate tournament in Charlotte with Bowie State right in the middle of it.  However, when it comes to...

DuVal Football Coach Suspended Facing Investigation

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer,  [email protected] A tough stretch for Prince George’s County school administrators continued as a prominent athletic coach finds himself on the sidelines.  DuVal High School varsity football coach Tarrell Lockwood, who...

Hogan Punts on Maryland Bid to Keep D.C.’s NFL Team in MD

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has punted on his hopes to keep Washington D.C.’s NFL franchise in Prince George’s County.  The governor at least temporarily ended conversations with the team about...

DMV HBCU Report: Howard Looks For Answers As BSU March Toward CIAA Tourney

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] With two weeks left in the regular season, teams are hoping to peak and ride the momentum into the conference tournaments that will set them up for a potential...

DMV HBCU Report

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Sometimes there’s a change in scenery or the need for something other than home cooking that can be a swing moment in the fortune of a school’s season. ...

Morgan Hires Wheatley But Is It For the Long Term

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] When announcing former NFL running back Tyrone Wheatley as their new head football coach, Morgan State pushed all the chips into the center of the table.  Great poker players...

Aqua Volleyball Open Play Launches Goombay’s Spring Season

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Goombay, the recreational, outdoor adventure and team sports company which targets urban professionals who feel the need to scratch their competitive itch, is headed back to the future.  The...

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,...
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