Should 49-Year-Old Roy Jones Jr. Really Fight Again?

The champ is back. At least for one last fight. Former boxer Roy Jones Jr., who held titles in five different weight classes, will fight his 75th and reportedly last fight on Feb. 8...

Beal’s Return Helps Wizards End Skid

It has been a rough 2015 for the Washington Wizards. After surging to a 19-6 start, the Wizards have slowed down over the last few weeks, evident by a season-high six-game losing streak which was preceded by a...

Wizards Snap Four-Game Losing Streak with Overtime Win

The Washington Wizards extended a late season four-game road trip into the week but it didn’t end well for the weary traveling team. With only a handful of weeks remaining in the season, the...

Fire Ernie! Wizards Use First Rounder on Third String Forward

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO Despite handing an already athletically-challenged small forward $100-million-plus last summer, the Washington Wizards decided to dive back into the small forward pile and draft Troy Brown Jr. with the...

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...

Another Viewpoint: NFL Bad Actors

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO Some NFL SUPER STARS EXPOSED as woman abusers.  Recently we have been inundated with the news of Line Backer Reuben Foster being claimed off of waivers after being...

Another Viewpoint: The NFL Running Back

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO THE NFL RUNNING BACK issue was thrown up for debate once again.  This time I have to take a shot at the choices.  The top 10 backs to...

Another Viewpoint: ‘Upset Versus Angry with Sam Lacy’

Most of the AFRO’s readers are familiar with Sam Lacy in one way or the other.  But, far away from that Hall of Fame writer is the human side. I once heard it mentioned...

Another Viewpoint – ‘Sam & Tim’

I was, what I thought, a bright kid.  It never occurred to me that I was clueless about most of what was going on in the real world.  But as I have gotten older,...

Who Wins Super Bowl LII?

The Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots have met in the Super Bowl before, and they’ll meet once again in Super Bowl LII. Tom Brady is still the signal-caller for the Patriots, but the...

Was the Ravens’ Signing of RGIII a Slap in Kaepernick’s Face?

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  The Baltimore Ravens announced April 4 the signing of former Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, sending social media into an instant frenzy.  But the buzz behind Griffin’s signing wasn’t about...

Fallen Star: Should an Ailing Carmelo Play in the All-Star Game?

New York Knicks star forward Carmelo Anthony has been dealing with a knee injury throughout the young season. While he’s been in and out the lineup during the year, he recently returned to action in January after...

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