Former NFL Great Michael Vick Doesn’t Dodge His Past

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Michael Vick became an NFL legend by eluding defenders that were trying to stop him.  With his playing days now over Vick doesn’t run away from his past...

Howard University Lady Bison Defeats Coppin

Senior guard Tamoria Holmes hit a three-pointer in the last six seconds of regulation to secure a 50-49 victory for Howard in an exciting Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) matchup against Coppin State University (15-11...

From Baltimore to D.C.: Kendall Fuller Drafted by Washington NFL

When Virginia Tech cornerback Kendall Fuller went down with a torn ACL just three games into his junior season, his future in the 2016 NFL Draft was uncertain. Fuller was named Defensive Rookie of...

Three Downs from the District: Redskins Pull Past Packers

Two weeks saw two improbable wins for the Washington Redskins. Washington pulled it off again with a 16-13 overtime win against the Green Bay Packers Oct. 10 at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. The Redskins...

Strasburg’s Latest Injury Scare Dampers Great Week for Nationals

It’s becoming an issue. And, going into the playoffs, the Washington Nationals are now in a state of flux. Stephen Strasburg, who was once having a Cy Young-caliber season, is injured again. The latest injury...

Louisville’s Ware Leaves Indianapolis Hospital

Louisville's Kevin Ware has taken what he said would be the hardest step in his recovery — the first one. The sophomore guard was back on the Cardinals' campus April 2 after he had been...

Boxer Floyd Mayweather Gets 90 Jail Days in Vegas Case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. was sentenced Wednesday to 90 days in a Las Vegas jail after pleading guilty to a reduced battery domestic violence charge and no contest to two...

Miami Heat Remember 10-Year-Old Fan Who Succumbed to Cancer

Although Miami Heat’s LeBron James and Dwyane Wade lost to the Indiana Pacers in Game 4, they were winners in one family’s eyes. Just before the game, Wade and James learned that 10-year-old Bella...

Washington Flexes Muscle in Impressive Week

It's been an exciting week for the Washington Wizards. In games against Eastern Conference brethren, Washington again flashed some of the potential they have displayed at different points this season and in a home...

Tiger Beginning to Shine in Barclays as Unmarried Man

So much for asking Tiger Woods what’s the first thing he wants to do as a single man. Judging from his early performance in the Barclays Tournament, the answer is pretty evident: he wants...

New-Look Wizards Look Like Old Wizards

A new coach, new players and a new attitude wasn't enough to save the Washington Wizards from another dismal start. Washington (1-3) has limped out the gate of the 2016-2017 season despite a relatively...

Notre Dame’s Starting QB Everett Golson No Longer Enrolled at University

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Quarterback Everett Golson is no longer enrolled at Notre Dame. University spokesman Dennis Brown said Saturday night that Golson, who had three years of eligibility left after not playing as...

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