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Hacker Posts Racial Slur On Fan Chat with Black NHL Player

By The Associated Press A hacker posted a racial slur hundreds of times in an online fan video chat April 3 with a Black New York Rangers prospect. The NHL team scrambled to disable the hacker on the Zoom chat with...

RockDeep Makes Health Care Supplies Available

By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] Former sports talk host turned athletic apparel entrepreneur Rocky Parrish is coming off the sidelines and getting into the game once again.  His latest venture hopes to address two ways of surviving the COVID-19...

Lenny Moore Mourns Beloved Wife

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By Sean Yoes AFRO Baltimore Editor [email protected] According to those close to him, Baltimore Colt legend Lenny Moore is struggling mightily with the loss of his beloved wife of nearly 44 years, Edith A. Moore, who was buried on March 27.  She...

O’s Slugger Davis Expects Return to Spring Form

By David Ginsburg Associated Press Following three straight frustrating seasons that led him to consider retirement, Chris Davis was in the midst of an outstanding spring training when Major League Baseball came to a halt because of the deadly coronavirus. Now, as...

NFL Teams Rely On Tape With Virus Altering Pre-Draft Routine

By ARNIE STAPLETON AP Pro Football Writer AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Let's go to the tape. NFL teams are having to rely more heavily on game film of college prospects as they prepare for the draft at a time when the COVID-19...

FedEx Field Becomes COVID-19 Screening Center

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By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] The home of Washington’s National Football League franchise will play a role in the defense of the DMV in its battle against the COVID-19 virus.  FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland has been set up...

Tiger Woods Elected to the World Golf Hall of Fame

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Already among the greatest on the golf course, Tiger Woods will join them in the World Golf Hall of Fame. Woods was elected Wednesday to be part of the...

NFL’s Gerald McCoy, Keynotes Watkins Award Banquet

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By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] NFL defensive lineman Gerald McCoy is following his former coach Ron Rivera to Washington.  However, McCoy won’t be playing for the Burgundy and Gold, he will be wearing a different uniform. McCoy, an 11 year...

NBA Suspends Season Over Coronavirus

By Tim Reynolds Associated Press The NBA has suspended its season “until further notice” after a Utah Jazz player tested positive Wednesday for the coronavirus, a move that came only hours after the majority of the league’s owners were leaning toward...

Another Viewpoint

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By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO Major League Baseball (MLB) has packed its bags and gone south for the winter.  While they are honing their craft it dawned on me that this is a great time to close out...

Lawmakers Push for Curt Flood’s Enshrinement in Hall of Fame

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By BEN NUCKOLS, AP Sports Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Curt Flood's widow has a simple explanation for why her late husband, who is revered by players for sacrificing his career to advocate for free agency, has not been enshrined in...

After Traumatic Year, Ohio City Rallies Around Hoops Team

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By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Trey Landers survived one of his hometown's worst moments. Now he's contributing to one of its best. A Dayton native, the senior guard has helped lead the University of Dayton basketball team...

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