Durant, Defending Champ Warriors get Defensive, Beat Spurs

By JANIE McCAULEY, AP Sports Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors had something to prove all right: Oh yes, they plan to stay on top in these playoffs despite a disappointing finish...

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and His Bodyguards Survive Drive-By

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and his entourage were targeted in a drive by shooting in Atlanta on Monday April 9, TMZ Sports reported. According to TMZ Sports, Atlanta Police said three SUVs...

Lamar Odom Credits Medical Marijuana for his Recovery from Cocaine Addiction

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Former Los Angeles Lakers star Lamar Odom recently credited the use of medical marijuana as the solution to a cocaine addiction that once nearly lost him his life. According to GetNews.Info...

Tiger Woods’ Best at this Masters Is Even Par

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer The third round of the Masters was just getting started on April 7, but the player so many fans wanted to see was about done. Needing something special to even have...

Was the Ravens’ Signing of RGIII a Slap in Kaepernick’s Face?

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  The Baltimore Ravens announced April 4 the signing of former Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, sending social media into an instant frenzy.  But the buzz behind Griffin’s signing wasn’t about...

Two Elementary School Girls Take a Knee While Their Class Sings the National Anthem...

By Perry Green , AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] You can call Colin Kaepernick a lot of things, but one thing you can’t call him is uninspiring. Two young girls from Mount View Elementary School of Seattle, Washington took a...

Should Texans Owner Bob McNair Be Pressured to Sell Team after Racially Offensive Remarks?

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Houston Texans owner Bob McNair just can’t seem to keep his foot out of his mouth, especially when it comes to talking about race.   McNair made headlines March 25 for...

LaVar Ball Set to Hold Junior Basketball Association Tryouts in April

LaVar Ball recently reminded the world that he’s serious about starting the Junior Basketball Association and that it will be coming very soon. Ball used Slam Magazine Monday to announce that the JBA will begin...

Sacramento Kings, Boston Celtics, Wear T-Shirts Honoring #StephonClark

In 2014, the Brooklyn Nets and Cleveland Cavaliers stood in solidarity after the death of Eric Garner wearing t-shirts with his famously tragic last words, “I can’t breathe.’’ In 2017, with outspoken NBA superstar...

White Woman Sues the Atlanta Hawks for Alleged Racial Discrimination

The Atlanta Hawks is being sued by a White woman for allegedly discriminating against White people, according to reports. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution recently reported that former Hawks employee Margo Kline filed a lawsuit, claiming Hawks...

NFL Player Eric Reid Backs Away from Anthem Protest

Free agent safety Eric Reid said March 22 he is not planning to protest during the national anthem this upcoming season. Reid has been among the NFL's most visible protesters since former San Francisco teammate...

New Documentary Tells Story of Black Women Pro Wrestlers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ramona Isbell is worried. What will people say when they find out? After all, she mostly kept her secret for more than 50 years. The practices. The out-of-town — and out-of-country...

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