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  • June 3, 1994: Georgetown offers Iverson a scholarship

    llen Iverson, nationally recognized for his basketball skills and legal troubles, plans to enroll at Georgetown University in August, his lawyers and the school said Thursday. Iverson, the former Bethel High School All-American, signed on April 19 a...
  • Jan. 22, 1995: At last it's Allen Iverson vs. Felipe Lopez

    Two complete strangers, linked for two years by talent and anticipation, will finally meet Tuesday. Felipe Lopez. Allen Iverson. El Senor. Bubbachuck. Mere freshmen, they are heralded as the saviors of the Big East, a once-mighty basketball conference...
  • May 2, 1996: Iverson leaves Georgetown, says he'll turn pro

    Allen Iverson's face was stoic, his voice unwavering. But the tears in his mother's eyes revealed the raw emotion of the moment. ``My family needs me right now,'' Iverson said Wednesday as he confirmed that he is forgoing his final two college basketball...
  • Jan. 3, 1995: Iverson fitting in as a freshman at Georgetown

    Four months into an improbable academic and athletic odyssey, Allen Iverson has apparently built a sturdy foundation at Georgetown University. ``This is where I want to be in my life right now,'' Iverson said Monday during his first interview since his...
  • InsideMDSports: Devon Hall's visit to Maryland was 'a home run'

    InsideMDSports: Devon Hall's visit to Maryland was 'a home run'
    Editor's note: Each week, InsideMdSports.com provides this blog with a Maryland recruiting feature that previously appeared as premium content on its site. Maryland coach Mark Turgeon has handed out scholarship offers to a select group of 2014 prospects,...
  • After saving best for last at Georgetown, Henry Sims poised to be picked in NBA draft

    After saving best for last at Georgetown, Henry Sims poised to be picked in NBA draft
    Here's Henry Sims, sweating under the Georgetown logo at the Verizon Center. Sims, slapping high fives with Wizards assistant coach Sam Cassell after his workout for Washington. Sims, talking about the 16 or so teams he is working out for. Saying he...
  • Man sentenced for killing teen over drug deal

    Man sentenced for killing teen over drug deal
    EL CAJON, Calif. -- A man who killed a 17-year-old El Capitan High School student over a drug deal and dumped his body near the San Vicente Reservoir on the Barona Indian Reservation was sentenced Friday to 21 years in prison. Stanley Virgil Lloyd Jr.,...
  • Teel Time: Analyzing the five college finalists for Phoebus forward Troy Williams

    To celebrate his birthday Friday, Phoebus High junior forward Troy Williams narrowed his college options to five. Coincidentally or not, the NCAA permits prospects five official campus visits, though in this era of early commitments, few take all of their...
  • Indiana Black Expo boasts 5% increase in attendance

    Indiana Black Expo boasts 5% increase in attendance
    The 41st Annual Indiana Black Expo Summer Celebration saw a 5% increase in 2011. That's according to an announcement that was released by IBE Friday. The official count for 2011 was 241,727 compared to 2010's 229,376. "We are extremely gratified by...
  • Hampton Roads African American Hall of Fame to induct 13, including Mourning

    Alonzo Mourning, a 2000 Olympic gold medalist, seven –time NBA All-Star and a member of the 2006 NBA champion Miami Heat, and five athletes from the peninsula Terry Kirby, Lisa Rice, Chris Slade, Ron Springs, and Walt "Fuzzy" Ward headline the list of...
  • Three Ind. Black Expo employees fired Thursday

    Three Ind. Black Expo employees fired Thursday
    Three high-ranking Indiana Black Expo employees are out of work Thursday. It is reported the former employees were fired after they openly complained about working conditions in the organization. They were also among the IBE employees who signed a...