Ravens’ Weddle Questions Jimmy Smith’s Suspension Because He Never Hit Ex-Girlfriend

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Baltimore Ravens star cornerback Jimmy Smith will miss the first four games of the season on a suspension for allegations of domestic abuse made by Smith’s former girlfriend. But Smith’s teammate,...

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...

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...

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...

Terps Players Plan to Honor Jordan McNair

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] The Maryland Terrapins football team announced Monday its plans to honor Jordan McNair, redshirt-freshman offensive lineman who died after suffering from heat exhaustion during a May team workout. Maryland players told...

UMD Takes Responsibility for Mistakes in Jordan McNair’s Death

By The Associated Press The University of Maryland acknowledged August 15 that the football player who collapsed during practice and subsequently died did not receive proper medical care and the school must accept "legal and...

Durkin Apparently Fumbles at Leading Maryland Football

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Death and toxicity are traits that should never be associated with a football program but now they hover over the University of Maryland’s as it prepares to kickoff...

Who Had the Worst Week? Maryland Terps or Washington Redskins?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Writers If you’re a local football fan in the DMV then it’s been a bad week. Spare the Baltimore Ravens, but the Maryland Terrapins and the Washington...

Garvin Rebuilds Career and Black Owned Golf Course in PG County

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Each day African American Golf Hall of Famer Jimmy Garvin walks nine holes at Marlton Golf Course in Upper Marlboro.  It is a personal tradition that began when...

Community Mourns Murdered Prince George’s Football Coach

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Football coach and go-go sound engineer Andre Young was murdered in Southeast on Monday, July 30th leaving the community lost and mourning and police searching for answers and the murderer. The father...

5 Bowie Bulldogs Named All-CIAA in Preseason Football Poll

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO The days of disrespect and surprising the rest of the conference are past for Bowie State.  What was a basketball school, which played a football season for homecoming...

Harper Legend Grows as Machado’s Time Ends During MLB All Star Game

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO One DMV All-Star made his bid to remain the face of the franchise while another represented his for one last time in the 89th Major League Ball All...

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