Tyler Honeycutt, Former NBA Player Dead after Police Confrontation, Said to Be Troubled

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former coach and family friend of onetime Sacramento Kings and UCLA basketball player Tyler Honeycutt says he had grown increasingly concerned about the young man before...

Former Miami Hurricane Booster Claims He Provided Improper Benefits to Players

Former University of Miami booster Nevin Shapiro claimed he provided improper benefits to more than 70 Miami Hurricane football players and other student athletes from 2002-’10, according to Yahoo! Sports. The 42-year-old convicted Ponzi schemer...

Did the Wizards Miss Out on Paul George Trade?

Washington Wizards all-star guard John Wall went public with his desire for the franchise to acquire another talent at the start of the July 1 NBA’s free agency period when he told ESPN reporters last week that “we are one...

Morgan Alum’s Hall of Fame Journey to Be Chronicled By ESPN

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO For almost 20 years there’s been one basketball jersey on the wall of Hill Field House at the Morgan State campus. In honor of the player who led...

Jackson State Relishes Shot in NCAA Tournament

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Jackson State has waited years for another chance to prove it can compete with the nation's best baseball teams in the NCAA tournament. The Tigers will get it in their first...

Lady Bison Get Their First MEAC Win of the Season

Howard University’s women’s basketball team snapped a three-game losing skid and earned its first win of the New Year with a 68-58 victory over South Carolina State on Jan. 13 in Orangeburg, S.C. The win...

Grizzlies Steal Game 1 from Spurs, 101-98

The Atlanta Hawks weren’t the only team to steal an upset victory on the road this weekend. The No. 8 seed Memphis Grizzles pulled off an even bigger shocker, edging the No. 1 seed...

Wizards Hold Players’ Meeting Amid Losing Streak

The Washington Wizards held a players-only meeting late last week after the team dropped three straight games. With the team’s up-and-down play becoming more and more routine, Washington is going to need a major...

Washington Welcomes Lewis, Says Goodbye to Arenas in Trade

A winless week has rarely been so exciting. Despite falling to a 6-19 record after a 0-3 week, the Washington Wizards overshadowed their lackluster play on the court with some major play outside the...

N.C. A&T Tops Coppin State in MEAC Women’s Championship

Junior guard Keena Samuels scored a team-high 20 points but the Coppin State Eagles women's basketball team still managed to lose, 65-46, to North Carolina A&T in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) women's basketball...

Morgan State Lady Bears Curb Four-Game Losing Slump with Two Straight Wins

Senior forward Lexus Spears scored a team-high 18 points to lead the Morgan State University Lady Bears women’s basketball team to a 55-53 victory over Norfolk State on Feb. 3 in Norfolk, Va.  The win...

Nike World Basketball Festival Tips Off at Barry Farms, D.C. Armory

The 2012 Nike World Basketball Festival tipped off in Washington, D.C. July 13 at the Barry Farms dwelling court in Southeast Washington, D.C., home of the famous George Goodman Summer Basketball League. Team Nike’s New...

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