Maame Biney’s Historic Olympic Run Ends With Last Place Finish in 1,500-Meter Speedskating Event

Team USA speedskater Maame Biney’s historic Olympic run ended when she raced to a last-place finish in the 1,500-meter event on Feb. 17 at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. Biney made history as the first African-American...

Another Viewpoint: “PatriotGate – Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire”

I have had the good fortune of having my father, Sam Lacy, as both my mentor and my boss. One piece of advice he gave me was, "When you sit behind a typewriter to report...

Should the NBA Change its Playoff Format?

In an interview at the NBA All-Star festivities in Los Angeles this weekend, NBA commissioner Adam Silver hinted at potentially changing the league’s playoff system. “ would like to have a format where your two...

Did LaVar Ball Go Too Far with Threat of Lonzo Leaving the Lakers?

Look, we all like LaVar Ball. Truly. Okay, I’m lying—but you knew that already. Most people enjoy nothing more than hating on LaVar. Still, some of us genuinely can’t help but admire and respect the...

Was Steve Kerr Wrong for Letting His Players Coach a Game?

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr stirred the NBA pot last week when he allowed his players to handle the coaching duties for what turned out to be a lopsided 123-89 victory over...

Forgetting Fultz: Sixers’ Rookie Can’t Find Groove

The Philadelphia 76ers may have coined the phrase “Trust the Process,” but it’s hard to trust what they’re doing with prized No. 1 pick Markelle Fultz. Philadelphia miscalculated the rookie’s recovery from a shoulder injury...

First Black Driver Since 1969 to Race in Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Richard Petty rarely visits pit road after a race anymore and usually with good reason. The Hall of Fame driver's eponymous race team has toiled for decades in mediocrity,...

The Comeback: Former BSU quarterback trades helmet for a headset

Regarded as one of the best players in the area, senior quarterback Nyema Washington finished out his high school career at Suitland in 2012 with dreams of continued success collegiately at Bowie State University....

Bowie State QB Earns Nation’s Top HBCU Football Honors

For someone reluctant to embrace the spotlight and the history that he’s making with each passing game, Bowie State quarterback Amir Hall continues to solidify his place as the greatest football player in school...

Popovich Continues to Come Correct

San Antonio Spurs coach Greg Popovich is almost as famous for speaking out about race relations as he is for winning championships. Asked by a reporter for his thoughts on the NBA promoting Black History...

Did the Cavaliers Recapture East with Roster Overhaul?

The panic button had to be pushed for LeBron James and the slumping Cleveland Cavaliers after trading away Irving to the Boston Celtics went totally left. James was still putting up numbers but the...

Don’t Ever Compare Tom Brady to Michael Jordan, Again

Have you ever heard someone say something so preposterous you felt compelled to interrupt and set the record straight? I experienced a moment like that just six days ago via social media. There I was,...