Another Viewpoint: “I Can’t Make Up My Mind”

When LeBron James opted to make the move from high school to the NBA, he opened a can of worms. The talking heads started making noises about how important it was for him to get...

The NFL Needs to Ignore Trump Before It’s Too Late

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO Colin Kaepernick has assumed the guise of a Roman Soldier.  He has thrown himself upon his sword. As a futile effort to bring a semblance of equality to the landscape...

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...

NBA Star Donovan Mitchell Said His Mom Was Racially Profiled In Her Own Apartment...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor NBA star Donovan Mitchell recently claimed his mother was a victim of racism within her own home community. Mitchell, runner-up for NBA Rookie of the Year this season, had posted a...

We All Can’t Wait to See L.A.Bron in Action

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO LeBron James is starting to understand what MLB Hall of Famer Yogi Berra meant when he uttered the yogyism, "It's like deja vu all over again!" When LeBron departed Cleveland...

Wizards Willing to Move Back in Draft, Botch Another Season

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO On the heels of the Washington Capitals bringing home the Stanley Cup Trophy to the streets of Washington D.C., the Washington Wizards are on the clock. The 2018 NBA...

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...

Did Ohio State’s Cardale Jones Make a Mistake in Returning?

A collegiate athlete's decision to return to school after a big-time season should always be applauded. But in the case of red-hot redshirt sophomore Cardale Jones, his decision is a tad complex. Fresh off...

Did Mark Cuban Hire a Black Woman CEO as a Positive Publicity Stunt?

You didn’t think this would slide without a collective side-eye, did you, Mark Cuban? Surely you jest. Cuban, longtime owner of the Dallas Mavericks, held a press conference last week to announce that he had...

Another Viewpoint: “My Two Cents”

A few issues I have been soap boxing for quite some time have come to the surface recently, and I have got to take this opportunity to say, “I told you so.” For years, I...

Another Viewpoint: “Where is the Equity?”

The headline may be a clue to you that, when I first set out to write this column, I was gearing up for battle. I was all set to tackle the issue of injustice...

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...

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