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Georgia Baseball Star Dismissed After Calling UGA Quarterback a N*gg*r

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By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor A star baseball player for the University of Georgia was dismissed from the team after being called out for allegedly yelling racial slurs during a Georgia football game Saturday. According to ESPN, several students watching the...

Sammy Sosa Says He Uses Lotion to Look Younger, Not Lighter

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By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  Former Baseball star Sammy Sosa recently explained his reasoning for bleaching his skin during an E60 interview. When asked how he felt about people criticizing him for lightening his skin, the 49-year-old Dominican native said he...

White High School Tennis Players Appear to Pose as KKK Members after Losing to...

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By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  A group of high school tennis team players in Telfair County, Ga., will be disciplined by the school superintendent after posting a “racist” photo online last week, according to news reports. According to CBC affiliate 13WMAZ, https://www.13wmaz.com/mobile/article/news/local/superintendent-telfair-county-students-will-be-disciplined-for-racist-photo/93-553057097 several...

Jim Brown Says He and Kanye Were Treated “Beautifully” At Their Meeting With Trump

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By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Kanye West visited the White House Thursday to meet with President Donald Trump, and he brought Pro Football Hall of Famer Jim Brown along with him. West and Brown’s “lunch date” was private and off...

Kaepernick’s Girlfriend May Have Ruined His Chances in Baltimore

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Colin Kaepernick may have blown his chance of getting signed by the Baltimore Ravens, and he may have his girlfriend to thank for it.  The 29-year-old free agent quarterback hasn't spoken to the public in quite a while, but that...

Cleveland Browns Star Myles Garrett Says If Black People Get to Say “N*gga,” White...

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By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  Cleveland Browns star Myles Garrett recently said publicly that if Black people get to use the N-word, White people should be able to use the term, too. Garrett, a 22-year-old defensive end that was selected No. 1...

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 former girlfriend, Delicia Cordon, looking...

Woman Who Falsely Accused Black Athletes of Rape Gets 1-Year Sentence

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The Associated Press A woman who police say had a sexual encounter with two college football players in Connecticut and later made false rape allegations so she wouldn't lose a potential boyfriend was sentenced Aug. 23 to one year in...

Black Capitals Player Says He’s Not Visiting White House After Winning Stanley Cup

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By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor NBA champions Kevin Durant and Steph Curry have Long made it clear they won’t be attending the White House so long as President Donald Trump is in office. But they’re not the only recent world...

Aaron Judge Is Showing Why More Black Athletes Should Start Taking Their Talents to...

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As I am a true Baltimore Orioles fan, it hasn't been the most pleasant time watching New York Yankees star Aaron Judge play this year, especially against my O's.  Judge nailed seven home runs with nearly 20 hits against Baltimore...

NFL Legend Jim Brown Says He Wouldn’t Sign Kaepernick

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By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, pgreen@afro.com Jim Brown recently said that if he was a general manager of an NFL team that he wouldn’t sign Colin Kaepernick. Brown, a former Pro Football Hall of Famer for the Cleveland Browns, appeared as a...

Did ESPN Hire Sage Steele to Appease Racist Viewers?

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By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, pgreen@afro.com 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 will serve as the permanent...

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