Another Viewpoint

By Tim Lacy, Special to he AFRO In my last effort, I told you the NFL has got us under a spell. Now, they are starting to mess with my health. I am sure all...

Sports Update: Hope Iglesias Provides Defense, Leadership

By David Ginsburg Associated Press When it came time to find a new shortstop for the rebuilding Baltimore Orioles, General Manager Mike Elias looked no further than José Iglesias. Iglesias and Baltimore finalized a $3 million, one-year...

Sudan’s Women Pursue Soccer Dream, Challenging Conservatives

By MARIAM FAM Associated Press OMDURMAN, Sudan (AP) — All her life, Elham Balatone wanted to play soccer — like her brothers, like the boys on her street. But in the Sudan where she grew...

T.C. Williams Coach Remembered For More Than Football

By Mark F. Gray Staff Writer [email protected] There were few who really knew the story of coach Herman Boone before Academy Award winning actor Denzel Washington made Remember The Titans. Boone, the African American high school coach...

RG3 Dominates Against Steelers

By David Ginsburg Associated Press Soaked to the core after standing the rain for well over three hours, coach John Harbaugh smiled broadly once the Baltimore Ravens wrapped up the finest regular season in franchise history...

Davis Stops Gamboa in 12th, Wins WBA Lightweight Title

By GEORGE HENRY, Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Gervonta Davis could tell early on that Yuriorkis Gamboa wouldn't go down easily, so Davis decided to be patient and wear him down. “I wasn't pressed for the...

The King Reigns: LeBron James is AP’s Male Athlete of Decade

By Tim Reynolds AP Basketball Writer He left Cleveland for Miami, finally became a champion, went back to his beloved northeast Ohio, delivered on another title promise, then left for the Los Angeles Lakers and the...

Serena Williams Aces AP Female Athlete of the Decade Honors

By Howard Fendrich, AP Tennis Writer Serena Williams dominated the decade, on the court and in conversation. There were, to begin with, the dozen Grand Slam single titles — no other woman had more than three over...

Ingram Racks Up Stats, Shows Leadership As ‘Heart’ Of Ravens

By David Ginsburg Associated Press As he draws closer to a milestone birthday, Ravens running back Mark Ingram wants everyone to know he’s still got what it takes to score a bunch of touchdowns, rush for...

Another Viewpoint

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO The NFL has got most of us under a spell. I say that is a good thing, however, there are some who give you the impression that they...

COMMENTARY: Marvin Miller Gets to the Baseball Hall of Fame… but no Curt Flood

By Bill Fletcher, Jr., NNPA Newswire Contributor When it was announced on December 8th that the late Marvin Miller, the first executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA), had finally been inducted...

Common, Chance The Rapper Headlining Chicago’s All-Star Game

By The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — All-Star weekend will be a homecoming for Common and Chance The Rapper. The NBA said Thursday night that the Grammy winners will be headline performers at the All-Star Game...

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