Three months into NFL free-agency, the silent elephant in room has now begun to stampede: Colin Kaepernick, considered by some to be one of the league’s most eligible quarterbacks, still has not been signed. [read more…]
The NFL honored Pro Football Hall of Fame players from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) before the start of Sunday’s Super Bowl LI battle between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots. [read more…]
An inability to convert on third-down plays and an overall breakdown in all facets of football led to a crucial 26-15 home loss Monday night to the Carolina Panthers for the Washington Redskins, crippling the team’s bid for a second straight postseason. [read more…]
Eastern Ramblers quarterback Jerome Johnson is tackled by Woodrow Wilson Tigers linebacker Anton Reed during the Tigers’ 50-0 homecoming win at Woodrow Wilson High School’s Tiger Stadium in northwest D.C. on Saturday, Oct. 29. [read more…]
North Carolina A&T running back Tarik Cohen slips past a Howard Bison defender en route to a touchdown during the Aggies’ 34-7 win in what was Howard’s homecoming game on Saturday, Oct. 22 at William H. Greene Stadium in northwest D.C. [read more…]
The “real HU”? For another year, at least, it’s Hampton University. Legacy, scholarship and tradition collided once again during the AT&T Nation’s Football Classic at RFK Stadium in southeast D.C. on Saturday, Sept. 17, as two esteemed historically black universities — Hampton and Howard — took to the gridiron for bragging rights as the true “HU,” with Hampton coming out on top for the second year in a row, 34-7.
Spectators from around the nation are set to converge on D.C. this weekend as historical black universities Howard and Hampton battle take the gridiron to find out which is the “real HU.” [read more…]