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Coppin's Michael Grant ushers in new era for 2014-15 basketball season

In ushering in a new era, first-year Coppin State men’s basketball head coach Michael Grant has gone big by signing Lawrence Fejokwu and Blake Simpson, the first recruits for the 2014-15 season.

Ball Up Streetball gives local basketball players opportunity to go pro

Ball Up is giving local basketball players throughout the Baltimore area the chance to go pro during the 2014 Ball Up Summer Tour.

HBCU round up: Coppin State men’s basketball

Coppin State’s Men’s Basketball Program has quietly putting together a basketball team that will be something to talk about this fall in Baltimore, Maryland. The new head coach, Michael Grant, is putting together a staff that is second none.

UFC Fight Night wrap-up

The long awaited bout between Donald Cerrone and Jim Miller took place Wednesday July 16, 2014 at the Revel Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

Concussions a greater problem for black youth

Despite the flurry of news about NFL lawsuits over concussions, the problem affects far more athletes at the high school and junior high school level, according to the federal government statistics.

US vs. Belgium preview: There's no room for error now

OK, so the U.S. lost to Germany, but still squeezed through to the next round. No shame in that. But nothing to be too proud of either

Ultimate Fighting Championship Spotlight: Ovince St. Preux

There is a misconception that people who box or participate in MMA (Mixed Martial Arts), have anger management issues, grew up fighting on the streets, or are just simple knuckleheads. This is not the case at all.

Indie Soul Reviews “The Good Son The Life of Ray ‘Boom-Boom’ Mancini”

One of the best lightweight fighters, Ray “Boom-Boom” Mancini was one of the most respected boxers in history.

O.J. Brigance wins 2014 George Halas Award

Baltimore Ravens senior advisor to player development O.J. Brigance, whose continuing battle with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease) serves as an inspiration to many and who has helped raise research funds to fight the disease via his ...

Tony Gwynn and a habit all too common in baseball

Padres fans remember Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn's hitting prowess: 3,141 hits, a .338 batting average and an intense focus at the plate.

Baseball Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies

Tony Gwynn, a Hall of Fame outfielder who spent his entire Major League Baseball career with the San Diego Padres, has died after a multiyear battle with salivary gland cancer. He was 54.

Baysox host Orioles Pride Day

The Bowie Baysox announced that Orioles Pride Day at Prince George's Stadium will be held on Sunday, June 22, 2014 as the Baysox take on the Binghamton Mets at 2:05 p.m. S

Sports Spotlight: UFC’s Mike Easton

Mixed Martial Arts is a very rough sport. It’s not something many people would choose as occupation. In the case of DC native, Mike Easton, the sport is something he has grown up with.

Coppin State track team scores big

Christina Epps soared to victory in the triple jump at the Eastern College Athletic Conference/ Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletes of America (ECAC/IC4A) Championships at Princeton University’s Weaver Stadium track by leaping a season best 43 feet.50 inches (13.12 meters) ...

Looking beyond Donald Sterling

By now, everyone knows the story of Los Angeles Clipper’s owner, Donald Sterling’s banishment from the National Basketball Association (NBA) for his racist comments captured on audio tape last month.