Jay-Z Named Creative Director of Basketball for Puma

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter was named Creative Director for Puma’s Basketball apparel division. On June 18, Carter was initially reported by ESPN as the new “President of Basketball Operations,” but Puma later...

Funeral For UM Football Player McNair Wednesday

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] The viewing for Jordan McNair, whose promising collegiate football career at the University of Maryland was cut short when he collapsed suddenly during practice and later died, is today and...

Players Association Tries to Overturn NFL’s New Kneeling Rule

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] The NFL Players Association has hired several law firms in attempt of challenging the league’s new policy that will prevent players from protesting by kneeling during the playing of the...

Capitals, Ovechkin Bring Stanley Cup to Southeast D.C. for Black Youths to See Up...

By Dion Johnson, Special to the AFRO Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonis and Capitals star captain Alex Ovechkin capped what has become the most legendary team, fan interactive week in D.C. sports history by visiting the...

Former NFL Star Kellen Winslow Jr. Charged as Alleged Serial Rapist

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  Former star NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. recently appeared in a San Diego court on charges that could send him away for a long time. According to TMZ <http://m.tmz.com/?viewer_country=US#2018/06/15/kellen-winslow-pleads-rape-kidnapping-case/>, Winslow pleaded...

Could Potential New Super Lakers Team Beat the Warriors?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Writers All we can do is dream at this point, but the thought of a potential Los Angeles Lakers team featuring some type of combination of LeBron...

Lawmaker Warns Russian Women to Avoid Sex With World Cup Tourists

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor A Russian lawmaker made headlines recently after advising Russia women not to have sex with foreign tourists visiting the country for the World Cup games. According to reports, Tamara Pletnyova, head...

Why LaVar Ball Deserves Father of the Year

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] You can call LaVar Ball a lot of things. Some folks have described him as “crazy” or “out of his mind.” Some have taken the opposite approach, dubbing him a calculating...

Terps Basketball Star Cliff Tucker Remembered

By Hamil R. Harris, Special to the AFRO It was less than one second in the game. The Maryland Terrapins were trailing Georgia Tech by one point. The ACC was on the line and even though...

Eastern HS Marching Band Chosen for Capitals Parade

By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Social media marketing turned out to be a great tool for Eastern High School’s marching band this past weekend, as it got them one of the biggest and historic...

Kaepernick’s Lawyers Expected to Subpoena Trump and Pence in Alleged Collusion Case Against NFL

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Several NFL owners have already been deposed by Colin Kaepernick’s attorneys as it attempts to prove its claim that the league’s owners colluded to keep Kaepernick from being signed to a...

You Can Bet Money LeBron Won’t Be Back in Cleveland

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO LeBron James can't catch a break. This man is arguably the greatest player to ever step on the hardwood.  The LeBron James versus Michael Jordan debate will be around...

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