Who Should Win NBA MVP? Harden or LeBron?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk The NBA MVP race isn’t over but some are calling it a done deal. Houston Rockets guard James Harden has piloted his team to the...

Was the Ravens’ Signing of RGIII a Slap in Kaepernick’s Face?

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  The Baltimore Ravens announced April 4 the signing of former Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, sending social media into an instant frenzy.  But the buzz behind Griffin’s signing wasn’t about...

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...

Thanks for Nothing, Loyola-Chicago

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to the AFRO Thanks for all the bracket-busting and Cinderella Story specials but the postseason dance for the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers is officially over. The Ramblers became a quick darling after...

Can the Wizards Make a Legitimate Title Run Now that John Wall is Back?

It’s funny how your perception of something or someone can change drastically in a short matter of time, especially during the current era of social media, which fuels instant hot takes. Just a few weeks...

Should Texans Owner Bob McNair Be Pressured to Sell Team after Racially Offensive Remarks?

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Houston Texans owner Bob McNair just can’t seem to keep his foot out of his mouth, especially when it comes to talking about race.   McNair made headlines March 25 for...

Do Fans Really Want to See Loyola-Chicago In the Final Four?

The 11th-seeded Loyola-Chicago Ramblers are headed to Final Four. Marching their way through the tournament and issuing a slew of upsets along the way, the Ramblers tied Louisiana State University, Virginia Commonwealth University and George Mason as the...

Is Eric Reid Being Blacklisted by the NFL Like Kaepernick?

Former San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid hasn’t been signed by any team since becoming a free agent this offseason, causing he may be getting blacklisted by the NFL like his friend and former...

Redskins Should Tank for No. 1 Pick In 2019

Goodbye Kirk Cousins; hello 3-13 in the NFC East. Washington Redskins fans watched one of the better quarterbacks in the league walk away over Jedi mind games and, instead, management picks up longtime average...

Is UMBC’s Upset over UVA the Greatest Upset in Sports Ever?

Never has a No. 1 seed lost in the opening week of the NCAA Tournament. Never. Until last Friday when UMBC issued a convincing 74-54 thrashing over top-seeded Virginia. There was nothing fluke about...

UMBC Ruins Everyone’s Bracket By Becoming First Ever No. 16 Seed to Upset a...

You can consider pretty much everyone’s bracket for the 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament officially destroyed after the No. 16 seed University of Maryland Baltimore County Retrievers shocked the world by knocking off the...

Was Odell Beckham Jr. Caught on Video Holding a Marijuana Joint?

A seven-second social media clip of New York Giants star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is quickly circulating on popular media sites. The clip puts Beckham in a compromising situation as it clearly shows him...

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