Sam Lacy Always Loved This Time of Year In Sports

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO A potpourri of sports was available for the viewer’s pleasure last weekend. It was hard to make a choice with The Kentucky Derby, the NBA Playoffs and the...

LeBron’s Not Jordan, He’s Better

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO The LeBron vs. Jordan debate has raged since James’ rookie season back in 2003. It’s time to cut it out, LeBron’s better. No, he’s not better skill-wise and probably...

John McEnroe Says Trump Once Offered Him $1Million to Face Serena Williams

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Most folks who’ve seen tennis superstar Serena Williams play before thinks that she could probably beat just about anyone, men included. Williams is the only tennis player ever, male or female,...

Trump Wants to Talk Race with Kaepernick at White House Summit

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor President Donald Trump wants Colin Kaepernick to attend a summer summit at the White House to discuss race, according to People.com. Darrell Scott, a Cleveland-based pastor and adviser to the president,...

Who Has Had the Better Playoff Run: Boston or LeBron?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk  The Boston Celtics are missing two all-stars and the Cleveland Cavaliers are missing consistent contributors around LeBron James, yet both teams stand a game away from meeting...

District Sports Teams Living up to ‘Scandal’ Series

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO Sex, bigotry and racism—Washington, D.C., has it all, and I’m not even talking about politics. If you’re a sports fan trapped in the District I don’t know who you’re...

NFL Legend Jim Brown Says He Wouldn’t Sign Kaepernick

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Jim Brown recently said that if he was a general manager of an NFL team that he wouldn’t sign Colin Kaepernick. Brown, a former Pro Football Hall of Famer for the...

Wasn’t It Sweet Watching Ozzie Newsome Use His Last Ever First-Round Pick on a...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  Isn’t it fitting that Ozzie Newsome would use his last ever first-round draft pick on Lamar Jackson? Just think about it: The very first African-American general manager in NFL history used...

Should the Ravens Start Lamar Jackson on Day One?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk With former Louisville signal caller Lamar Jackson in tow, the unofficial stopwatch is on Joe Flacco’s tenure as the Baltimore Ravens starter. After the Ravens’ failed to make...

Another Viewpoint: Jim Crow Is Still Alive on the Golf Course

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO Jim Crow is alive and well and stalking the fairways of America's golf courses. Recently a foursome of Black women were attempting to enjoy a round of golf at Grandview...

Washington NFL Team Actually Got Better with 2018 NFL Draft

By Dion Johnson, Special to the AFRO As a lifelong fan of the Washington Football Team, it is hard as hell to offer any sort of praise for a franchise that has continued to deliver mediocrity...

From Shazier to Shaquem, NFL Draft Full of Headlines

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO The NFL has been under so much scrutiny the past few years for health concerns, domestic violence accusations and social issues that it feels almost unfair to pile on...

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