DC Girls Joined Street Child World Cup in Moscow

By Tyra Wilkes, Special to the AFRO Caption: Children playing at Tubman Elementary Soccer Field, a soccer camp site. Nine DC SCORES alumni were honored with a D.C. Council proclamation for their participation in the Street Child...

FBI Investigation Proves Maryland’s Not Ready for Big Time

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO The University of Maryland’s basketball program was supposed to have landed a gem when highly recruited prospect Diamond Stone chose to play for the Terps.  But after his...

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...

Bryson’s Passion Keeps P.G. County’s Spring Sports Awards Swinging

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Dr. Rick Bryson has a passion for baseball, kids and athletes.  The Prince George’s County based podiatrist has worked tirelessly to bring attention to swing sports with little...

Evans Hiring as AD Is a Gamble

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Only history will judge whether the hiring of Damon Evans as the new athletic director was an act of desperation or sign of progress by the University of...

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...

Terps Basketball Star Cliff Tucker Remembered

By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO It was less than one second in the game. The Maryland Terrapins were trailing Georgia Tech by one point. The ACC was on the line and even though...

St. Frances Football Goes National, Local Teams Won’t Play Them

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  St. Frances Academy’s football team will prepare to take on opponents from all over the U.S. as a part of a national schedule after most of its neighboring schools in...

St. Frances Football Team Calls Racial Foul Play as Three Different Schools Refuse to...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] The principal of St. Frances Academy in Baltimore has accused its fellow neighboring private schools of racism after at least three schools recently announced their refusal to play St. Frances’...

Russell, Jr. Retains WBC Featherweight Title as Family Goes 3-0 In Home Fight Card

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Team Gary Russell finished their second fight card with another undefeated performance before a partisan home crowd at the MGM National Harbor Theatre May 19. With a champion in...

Brown Turns Flowers Into Baseball Powerhouse

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO When Charles Herbert Flowers High School claimed their second Prince George’s County baseball championship it was only the beginning of their journey. As the team visited Eleanor Roosevelt,...

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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