| Nov 19, 2012
| 4:30 PM
Ed Reed’s tackling has been scrutinized all season and now the NFL has weighed in.
The Ravens’ veteran free safety was suspended one game by the league Monday for repeated violations of the rule prohibiting hits to the head and neck area of...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 7:06 AM
UMES president Juliette B. Bell today announced her acceptance of a task force recommendation that the university not restart its football program, which has been dormant since 1980.
Bell had commissioned a task force to evaluate a study conducted by an...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Feb. 2, 2005: "I'm here in Baltimore, and I'm going to win the crowd," slugger Sammy Sosa says after being traded to the Orioles. A seven-time All-Star outfielder, the 36-year-old Sosa disappoints, mustering only 14 home runs, 45 RBIs and a .221 batting...
| Oct 9, 2011
Al Davis, the tough-minded owner of the Oakland Raiders who transformed a failing team into a three-time Super Bowl champion and one of the most successful franchises in professional football only to preside over its dramatic decline in recent years, died...
| Oct 10, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Al Davis was the first owner to hire a Hispanic coach, Tom Flores, and hired Art Shell to coach the Raiders in 1989, making him just the second African American coach in the NFL at the time...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 7:12 PM
Usually Thanksgiving is a time for family and reflection. While Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is known around the NFL for his "bad boy" style of play, that didn't change over the holiday one bit.
After stomping on the arm of Green Bay...
| Dec 2, 2011
Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh's appeal was denied today by Art Shell and the NFL. Suh will now sit out the next two Lions games and won't be allowed to practice with the team unitl December 12.
Suh was appealing the suspension handed down by...
| Sep 13, 2006
To win his first 13 games again this year, Peyton Manning, the conscientious Indianapolis quarterback, will have to beat better teams than he met last year. But he can win most of the time if he plays as he did opening night, when he came out as an...
| Sep 1, 2007
The name of Ike Brown may never feature in any histories of the American civil rights movement. But Brown, a Mississippi Democratic Party bigwig who has become the first black election official punished for discriminating against whites under the Voting...
| Jan 21, 2009
Interesting race-relations trifecta here in the Colonies the past three days, no?
Swear in the nation's first African-American president, Barack Obama, one day after honoring what would have been the 80th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., just...
| Jan 13, 2010
Lane Kiffin has done it again. Gotten another high profile football head coaching job. After spending 1 year as the 32 year old coach for the Oakland Raiders, and spending this past season ticking everybody off in the SEC as Tenneessee's Head Honcho,...