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

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...

Kaepernick’s Girlfriend May Have Ruined His Chances in Baltimore

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...

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...

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

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...

NFL Legend Jim Brown Says He Wouldn’t Sign Kaepernick

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] 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...

Club Owner Apologizes After Calling Police on Black Women Golfers

By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Five Black women out for a round of golf at a club in the midst of what some describe as “Trump country,” claim they were discriminated against by White members...

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

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....

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...

Black Women Athletes Dominate at Rio Olympics

The past few weeks have been a magical time for Black women athletes, as African American and Black women of other countries have dominated the 2016 Olympics in Rio. First, 19-year-old gymnast Simone Biles and...

Racist Ex-Clippers Owner Donald Sterling to Evict Section 8 Tenants

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is best known for making secretly recorded racist remarks to his girlfriend and being booted from the NBA in 2014. Well, four years later...

Panthers Closing In On New Owner And It’s Not Diddy

Remember when so many Black folks thought business tycoon Sean “P. Diddy” Combs would be the perfect candidate to buy the Carolina Panthers? Well, apparently, the NFL isn’t quite ready to desegregate its principal...

Simone Biles Glides to 4th Straight US Gymnastics Title

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The national titles are starting to run together for Simone Biles, a three-year blur of near flawlessly executed routines and carry-on cases full of medals. If Biles is being honest, the fourth straight all-around championship...
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