Melo Center Hosts Youths by Day and Summer Hoops by Night

The current NBA lockout hasn’t stopped pro players from playing competitive organized basketball this summer. All over the country, NBA players have taken their talents to community courts and recreation centers, and even linking...

First Prolonged Losing Streak of Season Brings Uncertainty for Nationals

During a 162-game season, losing streaks are the norm.  Currently, the Washington Nationals are in a slight funk, dropping four games in a row.  In a normal campaign, when the team doesn’t hold a...

No Average Joe on the Path to the Pros

Meet Joe Charles, a 6-foot-6-inch, 350-pound Silver Spring, Md. native with the prototypical size and talent of a pile-driving NFL offensive lineman. Unfortunately for Charles, he hasn’t received the same exposure most prospects receive...

Three Downs from the District: Redskins Rebound in Win over Titans

Fresh from their role as a victim in a Michael Vick showcase, the Washington Redskins returned to action on Nov. 21 against the Tennessee Titans. Needing a victory to get back on track, the...

Cleveland Wise to Stick with Coach Blatt for Next Season

LeBron James may have left the Heat last summer, but he apparently transferred some of the flame to current Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt. The first-year coach has been behind the gun for much of the season, but...

Orioles Win 2, Lose 3 over Week

After just two wins and three losses May 20-24, the Baltimore Orioles have dropped to third place in the American League East with a 24-23 record as of May 25. Baltimore split a short...

Ravens Take 1st Place in AFC after 16-6 Win over 49ers

The Baltimore Ravens moved into first place of the entire AFC Conference after holding off the San Francisco 49ers, 16-6, in a tough, non-conference “slugfest” on Nov. 24 at M&T Bank Stadium in downtown...

Cowboys’ Jerry Jones Apologizes for Racial Remark in 2013 Video

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has apologized after a gossip website posted a 4-year-old video of him making a racially insensitive comment. The Blast website reported the video was shot in...

Champion Boxer Accused of Assault at DC-area Shopping Mall

By The Associated Press MCLEAN, Va. (AP) — A Baltimore boxer who's the World Boxing Association champion in the 130-pound (58.9-kilogram) category is accused of assaulting someone at a shopping mall near Washington. News outlets report...

MSU Tennis Team Wins MEAC Championship

The Morgan Lady Bears Tennis Team won the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship Tournament April 28. MSU beat Hampton 4-1, winning the championship for the first time since 1994.

Serena Williams Rolls to US Open Quarters

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Kaia Kenepi in the U.S. Open on Monday, keeping her hopes alive for a...

Bethune Cookman Blasts Morgan State, 69-32

The Morgan State Bears showed they can put on a beat down on opponents in a 20-3 win over Howard on September 25. But they proved they can also take a beat down, losing...

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