Are Rankings Right on LeBron James as the Second Most Influential NBA Player Ever?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk Sports conglomerate ESPN recently released its rankings on most influential NBA player to ever play and ranked brand new Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James as...

Angry Black Man Role has Dez Bryant on the NFLOuts

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO Former Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant can’t find a job and that’s crazy. The former star wideout of America’s Team was once one of the top big play threats...

Serena Williams Says “Every Human” Should Be Grateful for Kaepernick Kneeling

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Colin Kaepernick has been dominating news headlines again after recently winning a preliminary hearing in his collusion suit filed against the NFL. According to reports, arbitrator Stephen Burbank decided against...

Robert Griffin III Survives Ravens’ Final Cut

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The comeback of Robert Griffin III is complete: The quarterback will start the season with the Baltimore Ravens. Griffin survived Baltimore's final cutdown Saturday and will join starter Joe Flacco...

LeBron Says It Took Him a While to Embrace White People and that Black...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Most Black folks could probably relate to having to adjust to being around White folks regularly. NBA superstar LeBron admitted to it during his new HBO show, “The Shop,” a “spirited,...

Mainstream Media’s Coverage of LeBron’s “The Shop” Is Why We Need to Control the...

By Dion Johnson, Special to the AFRO Lately, I have been in a writing stupor: Writer’s block. All it took was the inevitable and sad idiocy of mainstream media to irk my last nerve, for me to...

Usain Bolt Makes Soccer Debut for Central Coast Mariners

By The Associated Press GOSFORD, Australia (AP) — Usain Bolt's soccer debut for the Central Coast Mariners on Friday lasted about 20 minutes against an amateur local team and with almost 10,000 people in the...

Aaron Donald Ends Holdout With Record Deal From LA Rams

By GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — All-Pro defensive tackle Aaron Donald agreed to a massive new contract with the Los Angeles Rams on Friday, ending his second consecutive preseason holdout as...

Mystics Make Run to WNBA Semi Final

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Normally when a team returns home after a split of the first two games in a playoff series it feels good about the chance to advance.  However, there...

High School Football Coming to RFK Stadium

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Without tenants RFK Stadium no longer rocks like it did when NFL, Major League Baseball, and Major League Soccer franchises called it home.  However, for one afternoon in...

Ex-NBA Star Roy Hibbert Hints at a Lack of Gun Control as Reason Behind...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] A Madden video game tournament located in Florida dominated headlines over the weekend after a shooting occurred there, resulting in two people being killed and the gunman taking his own...

Tiger Woods Explains His Unusual Relationship with Trump

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor , [email protected] Most prominent Black pro athletes don’t like President Donald Trump, for obvious reasons.  Since he began his campaign for the presidency, Trump has used his platform to fuel racism...

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