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...

Was Ray Lewis Out of Line for Saying OBJ, ‘Has Removed God From His...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Former Baltimore Raven legend Ray Lewis took a beating on social media Monday after saying New York Giants star receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. “has removed God from his life.” Lewis, 42,...

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...

He’s Young, He’s Black and He’s the Best Quarterback in the NFL

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO I can’t remember the last time a Black quarterback was tops at his position but welcome to the future. Kansas City Chiefs signal caller Patrick Mahomes II is the...

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...

What Does Earl Thomas’ Middle Finger Gesture Mean?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk  Seattle Seahawks super safety Earl Thomas had a unique way of thanking his soon-to-be former team for their loyalty last Sunday as he exited the field...

Will Kevin Durant Leave if Warriors Lose?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk We’ve been so busy calculating LeBron James’ next move that we totally took Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors for granted. Not that we haven’t...

Can Josh Gordon Return to Form?

Fresh off a near three-year hiatus, embattled Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon will return to the football field on Dec. 3 for the first time since 2014. Substance abuse and suspensions have zapped the...

LeBron’s Not Jordan, He’s Better

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO The LeBron vs. Jordan debate has raged since James’ rookie season back in 2003. It’s time to cut it out, LeBron’s better. No, he’s not better skill-wise and probably...

Another Viewpoint: “Two Bears and a Bison”

Before you wonder if I have bumped my head, this piece isn’t about a zoo or a circus. This is about three guys who prowl the golf courses of the area to bring a...

Better LeBron Debut? Cleveland, Miami or L.A.?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk LeBron James has made a professional NBA team debut three times and counting in his now 15-year career. Despite an 0-3 record in team debuts, James...

John McEnroe Says Trump Once Offered Him $1Million to Face Serena Williams

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Most folks who’ve seen tennis superstar Serena Williams play before thinks that she could probably beat just about anyone, men included. Williams is the only tennis player ever, male or female,...

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