Hey, Nats’ Ownership. Pay the Man!

Look, $400 million dollars is a lot of money. I get it. It’s almost unfathomable to believe that one player, especially in Major League Baseball, could be worthy of a contract so enormous that it...

Can the Washington Wizards Advance over Toronto?

After a long season, everything is in place for the Washington Wizards as they prepare for the NBA’s postseason and their first round opponent, the Toronto Raptors. Toronto (49-33) and Washington (46-36) enter the Eastern...

Another Viewpoint: “The Soapbox is Back”

In my last effort, I was all geared up to mount my soapbox and expound on the reasons I felt the sanctions against MLB star Pete Rose were unjustified when compared to other players...

Will the Kentucky Wildcats Finish Undefeated?

The Kentucky Wildcats recently completed a 31-0 regular season, as a roster stocked with blue-chip players and the presence of head coach John Calipari at the helm resulted in Kentucky’s best regular season since 1954. But for Calipari and the Wildcats, the...

Was the Big Three Era a Success for the Heat?

AFRO Sports Desk Faceoff -   With the Miami Heat currently on the brink of elimination, and their Big Three of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh on the brink of free agency, the Heat’s...

Which Kobe Was Better? No. 8 or No. 24?

The Los Angeles Lakers will proudly retire both of Kobe Bryant’s jersey numbers on Dec. 18 during halftime of their home game against the Golden State Warriors. Bryant famously wore No. 8 during his...

Another Viewpoint: “Sports Craziness—It’s in The Air”

(Updated 10/29/2017) The craziness we have been witnessing lately is not just infecting the NFL and the pile-on-attitude brought on by our illustrious president—other sports franchises have felt the sting, too. Here are a...

I Don’t Give a *%#* about the Redskins!

For months and months, people have asked, "Hey, Dion, what do you think about the Redskins? When are you going to speak about the Washington football team's upcoming football season?” Well, here it is…. Washington training...

Pelicans’ Anthony Davis on Verge of Superstardom

With NBA basketball buried in the middle of the offseason, International Basketball Federation (FIBA) competition and international play are going to be the pulse of the hardwood for the next 30 days. After losing...

Another Viewpoint: The Latest News on the Baseball Hall of Fame

The new class of Baseball's Hall of Fame has been selected and released to the public. In case you missed it, or weren’t interested, I’m going to recap the names for you anyway. No frills, just...

Summer Sensation: Guessing the Next Big Team from the NBA Summer League?

The NBA Summer League is all about vision and the future. With participating teams stocked full of rookies, early NBA players and dispersed veterans just trying to land a roster spot, summer play doesn't...

Another Viewpoint: ‘Larger than life’

Some people who have had the opportunity to interact with Sam Lacy see him as a man with a special talent, and others see him as larger than life.  I have to admit that...

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