Are the Wizards the NBA’s Biggest Disappointment?

ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith doesn’t hold back in terms of the viciousness of his critiques. Earlier in the week, he addressed national television, claiming the Washington Wizards were the league’s biggest disappointment at...

Is Ben Simmons the Next Magic Johnson?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk During Magic Johnson’s playing days he was labeled with several definitions and monikers that defined his career. For much of the prime of his career, Johnson...

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...

Washington Ready to Return to Strength after All-Star Break

The Washington Wizards finished 2-1 before the All-Star break after losing a heartbreaker in Toronto. Washington (33-21) is nevertheless well on its way to a 50-plus win season but the team needs to get...

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...

Should the NFL Throw Out Thursday Night Games?

Another Thursday brought another season-souring injury for the NFL. Seattle Seahawks All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman was the latest to be shelved by an injury, as the Seahawks lost their defensive leader to a torn...

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...

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...

2 Black Coaches Face Off in NBA Finals for First Time in 42 Years

As the 2017 NBA Finals tipped off on June 1, two names you may hear mentioned  at least once during the broadcasts are Al Attles and KC Jones. Most fans of this younger generation...

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...

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...

Does the Secret Audio of NFL Owners Meeting Prove Kaepernick’s Alleged Collusion Suit?

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  A secret audio recording from an October 2017 meeting between NFL owners, executives and players was revealed by The New York Times (https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/04/25/sports/nfl-owners-kaepernick.html) April 25. A lot of interesting comments made by some...

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