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Lenny Moore Mourns Beloved Wife

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By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor [email protected] According to those close to him, Baltimore Colt legend Lenny Moore is struggling mightily with the loss of his beloved wife of nearly 44 years, Edith A. Moore, who was buried on March 27.  She...

O’s Slugger Davis Expects Return to Spring Form

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By David Ginsburg Associated Press Following three straight frustrating seasons that led him to consider retirement, Chris Davis was in the midst of an outstanding spring training when Major League Baseball came to a halt because of the deadly coronavirus. Now, as...

NFL Teams Rely On Tape With Virus Altering Pre-Draft Routine

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By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Let's go to the tape. NFL teams are having to rely more heavily on game film of college prospects as they prepare for the draft at a time when the COVID-19...

FedEx Field Becomes COVID-19 Screening Center

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By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] The home of Washington’s National Football League franchise will play a role in the defense of the DMV in its battle against the COVID-19 virus.  FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland has been set up...

UMD and BSU Athletes Earn Regional, National Honors

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By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] Despite the final horn sounding before they could start competing in either version of the NCAA Tournament, two Maryland women’s basketball players earned all-American and regional honors in Division I and Division II. University of...

Ohio State Prospect Williams Earns 29th Watkins Award

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By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] Despite the scare caused by the COVID-19 epidemic that forced the cancellation of sports events around the country, the 29th edition of the National Alliance of African-American Athletes Watkins Awards went off as planned. ...

Tiger Woods Elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame

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By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Already among the greatest on the golf course, Tiger Woods will join them in the World Golf Hall of Fame. Woods was elected Wednesday to be part of the...

NFL’s Gerald McCoy, Keynotes Watkins Award Banquet

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By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] NFL defensive lineman Gerald McCoy is following his former coach Ron Rivera to Washington.  However, McCoy won’t be playing for the Burgundy and Gold, he will be wearing a different uniform. McCoy, an 11 year...

BSU Women Head to NCAA Tournament Again

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By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] Coming off their trip to the CIAA Tournament finals appearance, the Bowie State women’s basketball team earned their consecutive trip to the NCAA Division II Tournament under coach Shadae Swan.  The Bulldogs are one...

Williams Duo Leaves HU As Greats

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By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] This week’s Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference will mark the end of an era for two of the most accomplished players in the history of Howard University’s basketball program. Ayonna and Charles Williams, who aren’t related,...

NBA Suspends Season Over Coronavirus

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By Tim Reynolds Associated Press The NBA has suspended its season “until further notice” after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league’s owners were leaning toward...

Another Viewpoint

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By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO Major League Baseball (MLB) has packed its bags and gone south for the winter.  While they are honing their craft it dawned on me that this is a great time to close out...

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