Who Emerges as the Best Prospect from the 2018 NBA Class?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk The 2018 NBA Draft is recorded and in the books. The incoming rookie class is hailed as a talented group with several promising players that could...

Should Wizards Trade John Wall?

The Washington Wizards are stuck in neutral, and only a seismic trade can push them forward. Mired in mediocrity for 40-plus years, the Wizards have been sandwiched between horrible and decent since they landed...

The MLB All Star Game Always Brings Back Great Memories of Sam Lacy

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO The MLB ALL STAR GAME was a source of fond memories for me. I have spent a lot of time at this keyboard regaling you with stories of my...

Laker LeBron Could Be Best Version Yet

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO It might take a while to get used to LeBron James wearing a Lakers uniform but it’ll be an exciting transition. After a nine-point, three-assist and three rebound preseason...

Another Viewpoint: Godspeed, George Taliaferro

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO George Taliaferro is a name known and revered by some, and cause for others to utter,"who?" Whether you knew him, knew of him or didn't, his legacy should be showcased...

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...

Another Viewpoint: “Careful, Zeke”

Recently, I devoted a portion of this space to my hatred for the Dallas Cowboys. Growing up in D.C. wearing a Cowboy's t-shirt or ball cap could earn you a butt whippin’. My spouse was...

Should Saquon Barkley Go No. 1 Overall in NFL Draft?

Speed, agility and power—Penn State running back Saquon Barkley offers them all. The third year runner dominated all season for the Nittany Lions and is highly expected to declare early for the 2018 NFL...

Are NFL Players Considering Striking to Get Guaranteed Money Contracts?

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor NFL players have long made it clear they’re planning on a lockout once the current collective bargaining agreement expires in 2021, three years from now. The NFL Player’s Association even...

Another Viewpoint: “A Hot Mess”

My kitchen is the room of choice for solving problems and just hanging out, and the other day conversation centered on LaVar Ball and his three sons. Suddenly a voice came out of the...

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,...

Another Viewpoint: “The Soapbox is Back”

In my last effort, I was all geared up to mount my soapbox and expound on the reasons I felt the sanctions against MLB star Pete Rose were unjustified when compared to other players...

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