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...

Thirty and Over Club—Is LeBron James Breaking Down at Age 30?

So far, LeBron James’ return to the Cleveland Cavaliers hasn’t exactly blown anyone away. But the Cavs are still a formidable team and have already passed the halfway mark of last season’s 33-win season,...

Another Viewpoint: Remembering Women Who Threw Open Baseball’s Doors

In a recent column I said farewell to a legend and good friend, Mamie “Peanut” Johnson. My trainer is an avid reader and very up to date on sports history. While he was busy...

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...

Why Black Fans Should Show No Shame In Celebrating the Capitals Bringing a Championship...

By Dion Johnson, Special to the AFRO We Washingtonians, if anything, are a prideful bunch. With all the tough losses and idiotic things that come our way as fans, we have never wavered. Nevermind that this...

Pelicans’ Anthony Davis on Verge of Superstardom

With NBA basketball buried in the middle of the offseason, International Basketball Federation (FIBA) competition and international play are going to be the pulse of the hardwood for the next 30 days. After losing...

Is Russell Westbrook the Best Player in the NBA?

It’s been a historic month for Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook. With his Thunder in the middle of a climb up the Western playoff ladder and team face Kevin Durant in and...

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: “Wrong Answer”

Colin Kaepernick must have his head buzzing right about now. He started life with a mixed bag of luck. He was born to a 19-year-old White woman and an unknown Black father. Fortune stepped in...

Another Viewpoint – “And the Beat Goes On and On…”

It doesn’t seem like I am going to get away from my Pop’s story for a while, so I am going to ask you to jump on board and enjoy the ride.  The last...

You Can Bet Money LeBron Won’t Be Back in Cleveland

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO LeBron James can't catch a break. This man is arguably the greatest player to ever step on the hardwood.  The LeBron James versus Michael Jordan debate will be around...

Sam Lacy: ‘He Made a Difference’ – Part XVIII

In 1997, Sam was notified that he had been selected for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame.  It was a moment of pride for my Pop, and I have to admit my chest...

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