Who Will Win Super Bowl XLIX: Patriots or Seahawks?

Perhaps the ultimate football faceoff of all time takes place this weekend in warm Arizona. The New England Patriots (14-4) and Seattle Seahawks (14-4) enter Super Bowl Sunday with a lot on the line. Seattle...

Nationals Endure Bad Home Stand, Turn It around in New York

After losing five of their last six games of a seven-game home stand – including a three-game sweep by the Texas Rangers and two of three to the middling Atlanta Braves – a trip...

Another Viewpoint: Minnie Minoso “The Cuban Comet”

When the integration of Major League Baseball is mentioned, most thoughts go to Jackie Robinson. If you want to stretch the thought, Larry Doby may enter the conversation. Larry was the second African American to...

Serena Continues to Impress, Continues to be on Backburner

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO It shouldn’t matter that Serena Williams is a woman. And it shouldn’t matter that she’s Black. She’s probably in the top five of best athletes of all time and...

Clippers Sale to Steve Ballmer: Deal Done

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve Ballmer officially became the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday. The team said the sale closed after a California court confirmed the authority of Shelly Sterling, on...

Why Would We Want to See Mayweather in the Octagon Other Than To See...

By Dion Johnson, Special to the AFRO Look, I love Floyd Mayweather. Well, I - and countless others - love what Mayweather has done with the sport of boxing via his business acumen and being able to...

Legalized Sports Betting: Good Idea or Bad Idea?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk Supreme Court announced earlier in the week that wagering on college and pro spirits will now be legal and coming to a casino near you. While...

Who Will Win It All? Villanova or Michigan?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports  Chaos has settled and the NCAA Tournament has played itself down to the championship game. Villanova and Michigan will tip off Monday night in a highly accredited...

Another Viewpoint: ‘Upset Versus Angry with Sam Lacy’

Most of the AFRO’s readers are familiar with Sam Lacy in one way or the other.  But, far away from that Hall of Fame writer is the human side. I once heard it mentioned...

NFL Polled Americans to Vote on If Kaepernick Should Be Signed

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor The NFL polled Americans last summer to get their opinions on whether Colin Kaepernick should have been signed by a team, according to reports. Yahoo Sports (https://sports.yahoo.com/sources-nfl-used-polling-firm-get-public-opinion-colin-kaepernick-050421636.html) reported that the NFL...

Will the Oklahoma City Thunder Be in the Western Conference Finals?

The Oklahoma City Thunder haven’t exploded out of the gate as many predicted. Standing at 18-15, the Thunder are 7-3 over their last 10 games but haven’t displayed the same team cohesion found among...

Could Potential New Super Lakers Team Beat the Warriors?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Writers All we can do is dream at this point, but the thought of a potential Los Angeles Lakers team featuring some type of combination of LeBron...

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