Dwayne Wade Announces Bizarre Shoe Deal

MIAMI (AP) — Two-time NBA champion Dwyane Wade is signing with Chinese sportswear provider Li-Ning, which is giving the Miami Heat guard his own brand within the company along with plenty of creative and...

Another Viewpoint: “Out of Retirement”

For the past few years, I have been enjoying the luxury of not having to make the trip to the office to submit my weekly offering. I have been developing my columns and submitting...

James, Williams Power Cleveland Past Boston in Game 1, 101-93

Typically, it’s a thunderous dunk from LeBron James that gets the Cleveland Cavaliers fired up, but James was just a spectator this time around. After trailing by 11 points at halftime against the Boston...

Another Viewpoint: “When Will We Wake Up?”

Lately, I find myself asking that question. There are some issues deserving of our attention and others that should be left alone.  Our illustrious president seems to be having trouble sorting out the difference. If...

Another Viewpoint: “Another Teaching Moment”

The gang—my grandkids, Maddie, Jordan and John—were gathered in the usual meeting place (my kitchen) when Ms. L excitedly announced that we had tickets for the production of the Nina Simone stage event. A...

Shaw Women Shake Off Bowie State to Reach Second Straight CIAA Title Game

The Bowie State Lady Bulldogs had the answer for Shaw University to start each half. It was the rest of the game that was the problem. Opening each period, Bowie State got off to a hot...

Johnson C. Smith Knocks Off Top-Seeded Bowie State in CIAA Quarterfinals

Junior guard LaMarquis Letchaw scored a team-high 20 points to lead the No. 5 seeded Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) Golden Bulls to an upset victory over the top-seeded Bowie State University (BSU) Bulldogs,...

Cam Newton, Auburn Edges Oregon for BCS Title

The No. 1 ranked Auburn University Tigers captured the 2011 Bowl Championship Series college football title after edging out the No.2 Oregon University Ducks, 22-19, on Jan. 10 at the University of Phoenix Stadium. Heisman...

Baltimore’s Dunbar Welcomes Back Coach Lawrence Smith by Crushing National Academy

The Paul Lawrence Dunbar Poets of Baltimore City made easy work of the National Academy Foundation Eagles on Oct. 24, crushing their opponents, 44-7, at William F. ‘Sugar’ Cain Field in celebration of Dunbar’s...

Florida A&M Edges Morgan State, 63-59

Morgan State University men’s basketball team suffered its third loss in five games as they fell to the Florida A&M Rattlers (FAMU), 63-59, on Feb. 5 at the Al Lawson Center in Tallahassee, Fla. The...

Indians’ Marlon Byrd Suspended 162 Games for Drug Violation

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians outfielder Marlon Byrd has been suspended 162 games for testing positive a second time for a performance-enhancing drug. A person with knowledge of the suspension said Wednesday that Byrd tested...

Washington’s NFL Team Could Be Ready for Fireworks in 2016

One of the quiet storylines of draft weekend was the job the Washington NFL team did in executing a two-week coup during which they added a slew of impact players to a club that...