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...

Should NFL Tweak Helmet Rules?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Writers New helmet rules in the NFL has players in the preseason puzzled. Unsure of where or how to take down incoming opponents coming at full speed,...

Late Summer Football-Related Shootings a Growing Concern

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO Shootings across the country on the opening week of football season headlined a sour weekend. Two people were injured and one person died in a high school shooting in Jacksonville...

Ravens’ Weddle Questions Jimmy Smith’s Suspension Because He Never Hit Ex-Girlfriend

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Baltimore Ravens star cornerback Jimmy Smith will miss the first four games of the season on a suspension for allegations of domestic abuse made by Smith’s former girlfriend. But Smith’s teammate,...

Is It a Good or Bad Move for ESPN To Duck Anthem Broadcast?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk Sports media conglomerate ESPN announced on Friday that it will not air the national anthem before Monday night NFL games this upcoming season. ESPN president Jimmy...

I May Not Agree With Dak Prescott, But I Still Respect Him

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has been facing a firestorm since he weighed in on the controversy surrounding the anthem protest. For those of you who need to be brought...

Are New NCAA Rules Just a PR Stunt to Avoid Paying Players?

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  The NCAA announced several major rule changes on college basketball recruiting and player eligibility on Aug. 8. The rule changes were made in an attempt to address the “play for...

Better Hall of Fame Wideout: TO or Moss?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk Terrell Owens and Randy Moss both offered different versions of the prototype late-90s wide receiver and they both crushed it. The lanky Moss was nicknamed ‘The...

Randy Moss Wore a Tie with Names of Black People Killed by Police During...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Former star receiver Randy Moss was one of a small handful of legendary NFL players inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend. But Moss chose to make...

Remembering Mamie “Peanut” Johnson

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO Negro Leagues legend Mamie “Peanut” Johnson has gone to play ball with that Heavenly baseball team, but her legacy lingers on. Before I warm your hearts with this story, let...

Trump Slams LeBron, NBA War Likely to Ensue?

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO United States president Donald Trump continues to single-handedly battle sporting leagues; this time taking aim at NBA face LeBron James on a Twitter attack. In an interview with popular...

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