Will LeSean McCoy Be Suspended This Season?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk The details surrounding a battery and robbery allegation against Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy are strong but sketchy. Photos of social media model and McCoy’s...

LeSean McCoy’s Ex Backtracks Off Accusations

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor The woman who accused NFL star LeSean McCoy of sending goons over to rob her may be backtracking a tad on her accusation. According to a CBS News report, Tanya Mitchell,...

Williams Falls to Kerber in Wimbledon Grand Slam Showdown

By Howard Fenrich, AP Tennis Writer Angelique Kerber was not about to be overwhelmed by the setting or the stakes in this Wimbledon final. She knew exactly what to expect — and what to do —...

DMV’s Reed to Play in MLB Futures Game

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO San Diego Padres minor league outfield prospect Buddy Reed is the personification of Major League Baseball’s urban initiative.  He is a former three-sport athlete who gravitated to baseball...

DC Girls Joined Street Child World Cup in Moscow

By Tyra Wilkes, Special to the AFRO Caption: Children playing at Tubman Elementary Soccer Field, a soccer camp site. Nine DC SCORES alumni were honored with a D.C. Council proclamation for their participation in the Street Child...

Ex-Knicks Star Charles Oakley Arrested at Las Vegas Casino

By REGINA GARCIA CANO, The Associated Press Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley is being accused of gambling fraud after a wager at a Las Vegas casino last weekend, casino regulators said July 12. Oakley was...

Serena Williams Nears 8th Wimbledon Title

By The Associated Press Yes, this will be Serena Williams' 10th Wimbledon final. Yes, it's her 30th title match at any major. And, well, sure, she's widely regarded as not just the best of her...

All Star Weekend Showcases Next Generation

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Two events designed to attract more African American youth participation to the national pastime will be played during the Major League Baseball’s All-Star weekend celebration around the District...

FBI Investigation Proves Maryland’s Not Ready for Big Time

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO The University of Maryland’s basketball program was supposed to have landed a gem when highly recruited prospect Diamond Stone chose to play for the Terps.  But after his...

Former UCLA basketball Player Billy Knight Found Dead

By The Associated Press Authorities say former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight has died in Phoenix. The Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office hasn't released a cause of death. Phoenix police say Knight's body was found on a...

NFL Player Sues Rape Accuser Over Lost Endorsement

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Oakland Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley is suing a woman who accused him of rape last year to recover a “fortune” that he claims she cost him. According to court documents obtained...

Details Emerge About Maryland Subpoena in FBI Hoops Probe

By The Associated Press Maryland has joined the list of schools to receive a grand jury subpoena seeking records in the ongoing federal corruption investigation into college basketball. The school released two subpoenas to The Associated...

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