Tiger Woods Makes Masters his 15th and Most Improbable Major

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Tiger Woods blazing to victory in his Sunday red at the Masters, a scene once so familiar, was never more stunning. It was only two years...

Former Riverdale Baptist Stars Leads Baylor To National Title

By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] Former Riverdale Baptist star Chloe Jackson made a shot for the ages and established her place in women’s college basketball history as the Baylor University defeated Notre Dame on April...

Another View Point: NCAA TOURNAMENT

By Tim Lacy. Special to the AFRO The NCAA TOURNAMENT is a multi faceted event.  It provides us with nail biting entertainment and the opportunity to see young athletes grow from college stand outs to...

Comeback Cavs! A Year After Pain, Virginia Gets Its Title

By EDDIE PELLS AP National Writer MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It was an easy question to ask, even if the answer was tough to absorb. "Why?" It dogged Virginia for a year and three weeks — following the...

Magic Johnson Abruptly Resigns as Lakers’ President

By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Magic Johnson abruptly quit as the Los Angeles Lakers' president of basketball operations Tuesday night, citing his desire to return to the simpler life he...

Pro Day Gives Hall One Last Time to Shine At Bowie State

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Bowie State’s pro day on March 27 was more than just a chance for their seniors to work out before a group of football scouts.  It was a time...

Washington Nationals Rally After Turner Injury

By BRIAN ABATE, Capital News Service WASHINGTON - Despite having only played six games, the Washington Nationals were already facing adversity on Tuesday when shortstop Trea Turner suffered a broken pinky as Bryce Harper returned to...

Nickelberry Resigns from Howard

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Howard University is looking for a new men’s basketball coach after Kevin Nickelberry resigned following their loss in the College Basketball Invitational Tournament.  The former Bison coach couldn’t save...

Star Safety Calls Playing for Washington his “Dream”

By BRIAN ABATE, Capital News Service WASHINGTON - Washington’s NFL team recently made a big move in free agency, signing safety Landon Collins to a six-year, $84 million contract. Collins, 25, had already made the Pro Bowl...

Show Focused on Black fans, Athletes Finds SiriusXM Home

By JARED BOYD, The Daily Memphian undefined MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — When Larry Robinson and Howard Robertson created a pilot for their sports talk radio program "R&R on Sports" in 2013, something was missing from...

Durant’s “Adopted Brother” Shot to Death in Atlanta

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Cliff Dixon, who was known at one time as NBA superstar Kevin Durant’s “adopted brother,” was shot to death at an Atlanta nightclub March 20. Multiple reports confirmed that Durant’s...

Lady Bulldogs Win CIAA Bowling Title for Eighth Time in 10 Years

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Bowie State University women's bowling dynasty under head coach Andrew Campbell continued as they won their fifth straight CIAA Championship defeating Fayetteville State University 4-2. The win also marks...

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