Key Takeaways from Ravens’ 19-18 Preseason Win over Colts

The second game of the Baltimore Ravens 2016 preseason is in the books and the Ravens are off to a 2-0 start after a 19-18 win over the Indianapolis Colts on Aug. 20 at...

Would Brittney Griner Hold Up Against DeMarcus Cousins One-On-One?

Rolling eyes and sarcastic snarls have been filling the Team USA Basketball locker room over the last couple of weeks after a member from the women’s team challenged one of the more burly, bigger...

What to Watch at the Rio Games on Sunday

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The final day of the Rio Games features medal action in basketball, volleyball, the marathon, boxing, wrestling and more, as well as the closing ceremonies. Here are some things...

#Blackgirlmagic Takes Spotlight at Olympics

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andrea Lawful-Sanders has a ritual for cheering the Black heroines of the Summer Olympics. She gets into her corner of the living room, sets up her chair, demands silence before screaming at...

Are We Shortchanging the Washington Nationals?

An awful closer… Bryce Harper not living up to his lofty expectations…. Nothing from former franchise cornerstone Ryan Zimmerman… Leaky bullpen…. Very little from the leadoff position until recently… Injuries and lackluster starting pitching at times…. Yet, the 2016 Washington...

Orioles’ Playoff Hopes Are in Serious Trouble

The Baltimore Orioles' playoff hopes may be in deep trouble. After losing six of their last 10 games, the Orioles are now in third place in the American League East with a 67-55 record. They...

Bray Freeman Scores 21 Points as Southern Maryland Wins First PYBL Championship

Guard Brayon Freeman scored 21 points with five rebounds and four assists to help lead the Southern Maryland Cardinals to a 78-67 victory over the Montgomery Yellowjackets in the Premiere Youth Basketball League summer...

Matt Jones Injury Overshadows Washington’s Preseason Win over Jets

Washington’s NFL team surprised many fans when it announced that starting quarterback Kirk Cousins would be a healthy scratch from its second preseason game against the New York Jets on Aug. 19 at FedEx...

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of the Rio Games

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Michael Phelps won more medals than anyone else, again. And then he said farewell, also again. Usain Bolt kissed the finish line goodbye after enhancing his Olympic legacy. Simone Biles...

LeBron Holds Second ‘I PROMISE’ Reunion to Benefit Educating Akron Students

LeBron James on Aug. 16 continued to build on his promise to his hometown of Akron, Ohio. The NBA superstar hosted 5,000 students and their families at Cedar Point Amusement Park in Sandusky, Ohio,...

What to Watch at the Rio Games on Saturday

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Day 15 of the Rio Games features medal action in track and field, soccer, basketball, golf, boxing, volleyball and more. Here are some things to watch (all times local): TRACK...

Black Women Athletes Dominate at Rio Olympics

The past few weeks have been a magical time for Black women athletes, as African American and Black women of other countries have dominated the 2016 Olympics in Rio. First, 19-year-old gymnast Simone Biles and...