Pressure Continues on Bush to Return Heisman Trophy

NFL star and college football phenom Reggie Bush will soon have to give back the Heisman Trophy he won in 2005, according to a Yahoo! Sports report. According to Yahoo! Sports, two sources close to...

Durant, Westbrook Steal Show as U.S. Defeats Russia

It was a little closer than they expected, but Team USA defeated Russia 89-79 in the quarterfinals of elimination play in Istanbul, Turkey on Sept. 9 to move two games closer to a world...

Howard Soccer Standouts Honored After Earning 1st Win

Howard University’s football team wasn’t able to win its first game of the season, falling to Holy Cross, 38-7, at Fitton Stadium in Worcester, Mass. But that didn’t stop Howard’s other football team from...

Terps Hire Black Athletic Director

The Maryland Terps won its first game of the season against Navy Sunday night, but that won’t be the only time this season that Maryland will have to deal with the military. According to umterps.com,...

MEAC Honors Bears’ Brewer, Scarlett

The Morgan State Bears handled business in its first game of the season, edging the Bowie State Bulldogs, 14-7, at Hughes Stadium in Baltimore. It was the first season-opening win for Morgan State since...

‘Revis Island’ Surfs Summer Payout Wave

You can’t blame New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis for wanting to cash in. He was just following in the footsteps of other prime-timers who used monster seasons to fatten their wallets. Houston’s Andre...

Morgan State Edges Bowie State in Season Opener, 14-7

The battle of the best historically Black university football teams in Maryland kicked off in Baltimore on September 4 as the Morgan State Bears hosted the Bowie State Bulldogs at Hughes Stadium. Bowie State travels...

First Black F-1 Racing Champion Ready for his Second Title

Tiger Woods, Jackie Robinson, Bill Russell or Doug Williams − those are just a few names most think of when it comes to Black athletes who pioneered their way to championship status. But an...

Ravens Fall to Rams, 27-21

The Baltimore Ravens put up a perfect 4-0 preseason record a year ago, but they won’t get those bragging rights this year. The Ravens finished the 2010 preseason with a 3-1 record after falling to...

Three Downs from the District: Concluding the Redskins’ Preseason

Win or lose, the NFL preseason is all about getting repetitions. So the Washington Redskins’ 20-10 loss to the Arizona Cardinals on Sept. 2 may not be an indicator of the team’s future success...

Team USA Thwarts Tunisia, Looks Ahead to Elimination Round

Team USA cleared the preliminary round of FIBA competition undefeated after their 92-57 thrashing of Tunisia on Sept. 2 in Turkey. The Americans improved to 5-0 as the top seed in Group B and...

Redskins Give Free Game Tickets For Blood Donations

The Washington Redskins’ regular season campaign starts in just a week, but the team plans on doing more than just entertaining fans with exciting football on Sundays. In an attempt to boost blood donations,...

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