Jets Release Osemele Day After He has Non-Approved Surgery

By DENNIS WASZAK Jr. AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets have released guard Kelechi Osemele a day after he had shoulder surgery without the team's approval. The move Saturday is...

Kaila Charles Hopes To Put Maryland Over The Top

By Charles Nyonga Special to the AFRO The Maryland Terrapins Women’s Basketball Team returns all five starters this season, including First Team All-Big Ten player Kaila Charles. Charles, from Glen Dale, Md., a graduate of Riverdale Baptist,...

BSU Wins, Bears Blues Continue

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staf Writer [email protected] Bowie State took their first major step towards winning the CIAA North Championship, while there was no momentum gained after last week’s homecoming victory for Morgan State. Bowie State Spoils...

From Athlete to Sales Rep.

By Nyame-kye Kondo Special to the AFRO A native Washingtonian and sales representative for the Washington Nationals Baseball team, Aaron Inman, is no stranger to the revitalization of the game in the nation's capital.  Born and raised...

Another Viewpoint: Where’d The QBs Go?

By Tim Lacy, Special to AFRO The NFL is sending us a watered down product.  Have you noticed that for the past few weeks it has been hard to identify the quarterback for some teams? This is...

Kendrick Earns NLCS MVP as Nats Win Pennant

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Once upon a time Howie Kendrick was a top prospect on a World Series contender.   He was expected to be a cornerstone on the dynasty that was to...

BSU & MSU Win, Howard Falls

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Three homecomings on the same day marked the midway point in college football season. Bowie and Morgan State gave the alumni and friends a reason to celebrate, while Howard...

Mystics Win First Title

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press   Elena Delle Donne and the Washington Mystics capped an eventful WNBA season with the team's first championship. A year that began with the league missing some of its top players because of...

MSU Homecoming: We Are the Bears!

By Christel York, AFRO Staff There is nothing like an HBCU Homecoming and this past weekend there were three in the Baltimore and Washington D.C metropolitan area: Morgan State University (MSU), Bowie State University...

‘No Human is Limited’: Kipchoge Runs sub-2 Hour Marathon

By ERIC WILLEMSEN Associated Press VIENNA (AP) — Roger Bannister, 1954. Eliud Kipchoge, 2019? Like the sub-four minute mile, running a marathon in less than two hours had seemed impossible — until Saturday. But this time...

Eritrean Soccer Players who Defected say They Live in Fear

By JUSTIN LYNCH Associated Press PALERMO, Italy (AP) — Soccer gave Mewal Tesfai Yosief hope in an authoritarian nation, a job in a country of forced military conscription and, possibly, freedom at last. After scoring two...

BSU Marches On, Struggles Continue for Howard, Morgan

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] BSU Defense Keys Big CIAA Road Win On a day where the offense sputtered for most of the game, Bowie State’s defense was the difference in their 23-13 win at...

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