Do Politics and Sports Mix?

Popular ESPN journalist/anchor Jemele Hill came under fire this week after her Tweet called Donald Trump a White Supremacist, drawing the ire of America’s 45th president and his supporters. On Sept. 11, Hill tweeted: “Donald...

Shout-Out to the Black News Correspondents for Standing Behind Jemele Hill

You know the old saying, “not all superheroes wear capes.” Well, it certainly applies to several members of the Black Press, who came together like Voltron in defense of Black sports journalist Jemele Hill...

Deshaun Watson Joins Growing List of Rising Black Quarterbacks

A Thursday night showdown between Houston and Cincinnati was the official coming out party for rookie signal caller Deshaun Watson. The former Clemson QB ran his way into national spotlight with a 49-yard touchdown scramble,...

Another Viewpoint: Who’s “Buck” O’Neil?

If you are a fan of this column, then you have been introduced to my three knuckleheads, Maddie (the big sister, age 14), John and Jordan (boy and girl twins, age 13). They each...

Morgan State Football Shutout by Rutgers, 65-0

The Morgan State University Bears were shut out for a third straight time after falling to Rutgers, 65-0, on Sept. 16 in Piscataway, N.J. The Bears (0-3) have failed to score a single point so...

Howard University Football Routed by Richmond, 68-21

The Howard University Bison suffered its worst loss of the season as the Richmond Spiders of the University of Richmond beat the Bison in lopsided fashion, 68-21, on Sept. 16 in Richmond, Va.  Richmond scored seven...

Wise Squeaks Out Win Over Calvert Hall

Upper Marlboro, Md.-based Wise High School narrowly beat Baltimore-based Calvert Hall 15-13 on Sept. 08. Wise jumped out to an early lead when senior running back John Oliver took the opening kickoff for 86-yards,...

Kaepernick, Others Speak Out in Support of Seahawks’ Bennett

NEW YORK (AP) — Athletes and activists including former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick showed their support Wednesday for Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, who says he was subjected to racially motivated...

Stephens Rises From Williams’ Sisters Shadows To Win U.S. Open Title

That Sloane Stephens became only the third African American woman to win the U.S. Open women’s tennis championship speaks volumes about how far they’ve come since Althea Gibson made history in 1957.  That race...

Will Newton Match Brother’s Hype at Howard?

The show has arrived on campus at Howard University and it’s starring Caylin Newton. The youngest brother of Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has the surname and he’ll definitely have all the promotion and...

Ravens are a Favorite to Win Super Bowl

Yeah, I'm saying it. The Baltimore Ravens are going to the Super Bowl.  It's their year, and their dominant 20-0 shutout victory over the Cincinnati Bengals on Sept. 10, marking the first time Baltimore beat...

Washington Loses Season Opener to Philly, 30-17—What Did You Really Expect?

Are you really surprised? I’m serious here. Are you surprised that Washington didn’t come out to start the 2017 NFL season as if it actually wanted to win and not look exactly like the undisciplined,...