Saints’ Defensive Back Williams Faces Drunken Driving Charge

By The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Saints cornerback P.J. Williams has been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, among other traffic charges. Police spokesman Aaron Looney told news outlets that the...

LeBron, Pickle Juice Help Tiafoe Reach Australian Open QFs

By HOWARD FENDRICH, AP Tennis Writer MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Frances Tiafoe just kept shaking his head and calling the whole thing "crazy" and "unbelievable." Which it all kind of is. That he reached his first...

CIAA Tournament is Bigger Than Basketball For Baltimore To Profit

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] In the interest of full disclosure, yours truly has been the national radio voice of the CIAA championships for eight of the last 10 years.  During that time, I’ve had...

DMV HBCU Report

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] BOWIE STATE MEN AND WOMEN ROUNDING INTO FORM Bowie State finds itself creeping up the CIAA standings after winning their fifth consecutive game to conclude a three game road trip against...

Steve Harvey To Host NFL Honors When AP Awards Are Announced

By The Associated Press TV personality Steve Harvey will host the NFL Honors show on Feb. 2, when The Associated Press hands out its individual league awards. The two-hour prime-time show airing on CBS will be...

Super Bowl Planners: Shutdown Brings ‘Uncharted Territory’

By JEFF MARTIN,  Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — A day after travelers waited nearly 90 minutes in snail-speed security lines at the world's busiest airport, Atlanta's mayor is concerned about the waits that could result...

Bryson Starts Youth Sports Coalition to Improve PG County Athletics

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Dr. Rick Bryson has long been an advocate for youth sports and participatory activities in Prince George’s County. Bryson has put his money where his money mouth is by...

DMV HBCU REPORT: BSU Gets Big CIAA Wins as HU Loses MEAC Opener

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] BOWIE STATE BOUNCES BACK FOR CIAA WIN Bowie State ended a two-game losing streak by stopping Johnson C. Smith. This was a critical early win as the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association...

The CIAA to Move to Baltimore

By J. K. Schmid, AFRO Baltimore Staff The country’s oldest African-American athletic conference announced it will be moving during an event at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Jan. 8. The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) is coming...

Jackson Not All to Blame as Ravens Season Ends in NFL Playoffs

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Before Lamar Jackson becomes the face of the NFL’s next generation of quarterbacks, he had to endure games like his first start in the playoffs. That Jackson was able to...

3, Thanking 3: Bradley Beal Calls Dwyane Wade An ‘idol’

By TIM REYNOLDS , AP Basketball Writer MIAMI (AP) — Bradley Beal has been keeping a secret from Dwyane Wade all of these years. Beal wears No. 3 for one reason. It's a tribute to his idol. After...

Another Viewpoint

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO For all of you football, baseball, basketball and hockey fans, this an opportunity to rest your minds and take a break from yelling at the TV because it...

AFRO BRIEFS

MAKE A DONATION


Unlike many online publications, afro.com delivers content that's relevant to you at no cost. Help us keep it that way by making a generous donation as low as $2.

 

Donate Now

$
Personal Info

Donation Total: $2.00