Ex-Girlfriend of Black 49ers Linebacker Testifies She Lied about Abuse

By CHRIS BIDERMAN, The Associated Press The former girlfriend of Reuben Foster testified at a preliminary hearing May 17 that she lied to police when she said the San Francisco 49ers linebacker attacked her, allegations that...

LeBron Should Do Cleveland a Favor and Leave

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO We’ve been pondering LeBron James’ next stop for the past few seasons while the Cleveland Cavaliers have been keeping their fingers crossed that he doesn’t depart again. James has...

Brown Turns Flowers Into Baseball Powerhouse

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO When Charles Herbert Flowers High School claimed their second Prince George’s County baseball championship it was only the beginning of their journey. As the team visited Eleanor Roosevelt,...

Supreme Court Ends Law that Prohibits Sports Gambling

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] It looks like sports gambling may be on its way to Maryland, and every other state for that matter, as the Supreme Court decided Monday to ban laws that prohibit...

Did ESPN Hire Sage Steele to Appease Racist Viewers?

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] ESPN announced over the weekend that it will be hiring Sage Steele and Kevin Negandhi as the new lead anchors for the 6 p.m. edition of its SportsCenter show. Steele and Negandhi...

Can the Rockets Run With the Warriors?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk The NBA doesn’t want fans to consider the Houston and Golden State series as the real NBA Finals, but it’s hard not to. The Rockets and...

Sam Lacy Always Loved This Time of Year In Sports

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO A potpourri of sports was available for the viewer’s pleasure last weekend. It was hard to make a choice with The Kentucky Derby, the NBA Playoffs and 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...

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,...

Raptors Fire ‘Coach of the Year’ Dwane Casey After Another Sweep by Cavs

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors have fired Dwane Casey after the team was swept in the playoffs by the Cleveland Cavaliers for a second straight season. Toronto President Masai Ujiri on Friday said the...

Mother of Duke Star Wendell Carter Compares NCAA to Slavery

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] The NCAA has been under fire lately as several high profile figure and celebrities have criticized the association for making billions in revenue off of college athletes, while restricting the...

Former College Player Threatens to Sleep with Coaches’ Wives If He’s Not Signed

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] A Florida man had his house raided by a Police SWAT team after threatening to sleep with the wives of the Dallas Cowboys’ employee staff. According to TMZ, the Melbourne Police...

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