Durkin Apparently Fumbles at Leading Maryland Football

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Death and toxicity are traits that should never be associated with a football program but now they hover over the University of Maryland’s as it prepares to kickoff...

Anchor Who Called Trump a White Supremacist Leaving ESPN

By PAT EATON-ROBB, AP Sports Writer BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Outspoken ESPN personality Jemele Hill announced Friday that she is leaving the company after 12 years as a commentator, anchor, reporter and writer. Hill attracted attention...

New Documentary Tells Story of Black Women Pro Wrestlers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ramona Isbell is worried. What will people say when they find out? After all, she mostly kept her secret for more than 50 years. The practices. The out-of-town — and out-of-country...

Dak Prescott Has No Regrets About His Stance Against Protesting During the National Anthem

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott has been facing heavy criticism from within the African-American community after telling the media earlier this week that he won’t be kneeling during the playing...

Former NFL Great Michael Vick Doesn’t Dodge His Past

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Michael Vick became an NFL legend by eluding defenders that were trying to stop him.  With his playing days now over Vick doesn’t run away from his past...

Adidas: We’ll Sign Kaepernick, If He Joins a Team

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Adidas wants to ink an endorsement deal with Colin Kaepernick, according reports. But there’s one catch - he first has to make an NFL roster before they offer him a...

Who Emerges as the Best Prospect from the 2018 NBA Class?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk The 2018 NBA Draft is recorded and in the books. The incoming rookie class is hailed as a talented group with several promising players that could...

Can the Wizards Crack 50 Wins with Dwight Howard?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk The Washington Wizards haven’t won 50 games in a season in 40 years. Poetically fitting, the last time the franchise won 50 games was during the...

NFL’s Policy Could Mean a New Playbook on Protests This Fall

By ERRIN HAINES WHACK and JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Now that the NFL is drawing the line against players kneeling during the national anthem, athletes protesting police brutality and racial inequality...

NFL Player Eric Reid Backs Away from Anthem Protest

Free agent safety Eric Reid said March 22 he is not planning to protest during the national anthem this upcoming season. Reid has been among the NFL's most visible protesters since former San Francisco teammate...

Randy Moss Wore a Tie with Names of Black People Killed by Police During...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Former star receiver Randy Moss was one of a small handful of legendary NFL players inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend. But Moss chose to make...

The MLB All Star Game Always Brings Back Great Memories of Sam Lacy

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO The MLB ALL STAR GAME was a source of fond memories for me. I have spent a lot of time at this keyboard regaling you with stories of my...
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