Toliver, Bench Lead Mystics to Comeback Win Over Lynx, 90-78

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Kristi Toliver had 19 points, including five 3-pointers, and Washington' backups scored 58 points to help the Mystics overcome an 18-point deficit and beat the Minnesota Lynx 90-78...

District Sports Teams Living up to ‘Scandal’ Series

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO Sex, bigotry and racism—Washington, D.C., has it all, and I’m not even talking about politics. If you’re a sports fan trapped in the District I don’t know who you’re...

Washington NFL Team Expresses Concern about Cheerleader Allegations

The Associated Press The Washington NFL Team said it is concerned by allegations made by cheerleaders in a New York Times article about a trip to Costa Rica for a photo shoot in 2013. Team president...

Washington NFL Team Actually Got Better with 2018 NFL Draft

By Dion Johnson, Special to the AFRO As a lifelong fan of the Washington Football Team, it is hard as hell to offer any sort of praise for a franchise that has continued to deliver mediocrity...

What Were the Wizards Seriously Thinking Signing Another Point Guard in Ty Lawson?

By Dion Johnson, Special to the AFRO In another installment of, “What in the world is Ernie Grunfeld thinking?,” the Washington Wizards have signed DMV native Ty Lawson to join the Wizards’ playoff roster. Now, these sort...

Howard U. Tennis Team Moving Up Rankings

By Daniel Kucin Jr., Special to the AFRO The Howard University women's tennis team recently moved up to second place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Northern Division after shutting out Coppin State University 4-0 on...

DMV High School Baseball Roundup

By Daniel Kucin Jr., Special to the AFRO Washington, D.C.-based School Without Walls (3-1) dismantled Paul International High School (Washington, D.C.) 12-3 on March 31. Penguins freshman pitcher Riley Marsh got the win and had...

Can the Wizards Make a Legitimate Title Run Now that John Wall is Back?

It’s funny how your perception of something or someone can change drastically in a short matter of time, especially during the current era of social media, which fuels instant hot takes. Just a few weeks...

Redskins Should Tank for No. 1 Pick In 2019

Goodbye Kirk Cousins; hello 3-13 in the NFC East. Washington Redskins fans watched one of the better quarterbacks in the league walk away over Jedi mind games and, instead, management picks up longtime average...

Olympic Athlete Holds First-Ever Track and Field Clinic

Former track star Ato Boldon didn't always have all the confidence in the world before he represented Trinidad and Tobago in the Olympics. The four-time Olympian admitted to using several then-unorthodox training techniques such...

DMV College Basketball Roundup

Howard University (10-23) fell to Florida A&M 88-78 in the opening round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Tournament in Norfolk, VA at Norfolk Scope Arena on March 6. Howard freshman guard RJ Cole led...

Are the Wizards Better Without John Wall?

The more the Washington Wizards play without John Wall, the easier it is to forget his impact on the team. “Everybody eats” has been the team slogan since Bradley Beal infamously announced it to the...

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