Trump Rips LeBron James’ Smarts Hours Before Rally in Ohio

By JONATHAN LEMIRE, Associated Press BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — Ahead of campaigning in Ohio on Saturday, President Donald Trump unleashed a withering attack on the state's favorite son, savaging NBA star LeBron James in a...

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...

Is a Happy Howard Ready to Lead the Wizards?

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO By all accounts NBA All-Star center Dwight Howard seems to finally be in his happy place. Howard said during his introductory press conference July 23 he is happy to...

Capsule look at Hall of Fame inductees

By The Associated Press A capsule look at the inductees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame: ___ Ray Lewis Linebacker 1996-2012 Baltimore. ... 17 seasons, 228 games. First round pick (26th overall) by Ravens in 1996 NFL Draft ......

T.O. Causes Another Team Distraction For Hall of Fame Class

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Terrell Owens is a narcissist who has hit rock bottom and it is shameful to the rest of the 2018 Pro Football Hall of Fame class – including...

AFRO Inspires Little League Baseball Documentary

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO For 61 years, Will Preyer and Stewart Hall didn’t fully comprehend their separate but equal places in baseball history when they played in their state Little League Championship...

Burgundy & Gold Curse Strikes Again

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO For an instant we had a glimpse of what may have been, then boom it was gone. The hope and enthusiasm that came with the arrival of rookie tailback...

LeBron’s New School to Serve At-Risk Youths

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] NBA superstar LeBron James may be heading to Los Angeles to play with the Lakers next season, but he won’t be leaving his home state of Ohio without blessing it...

Washington’s Trea Turner Latest Player Exposed for Racist Tweets

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Yet another White Major League Baseball player was exposed for tweeting racist and homophobic comments in the near past. Washington Nationals star shortstop Trea Turner released a statement on June 29...

Wall’s Goal is MVP; His Team’s Goal Needs to be 60-Plus Wins

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO Despite possibly the worst NBA photo ever taken this past week, the Washington Wizards’ John Wall has looked good this summer. Follow his Instagram page and a series of...

Who Faces More Pressure? LeBron James or LeBron James Jr.?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk LeBron James didn’t let out any groundbreaking news this week when he admitted he regrets handing his name down to his oldest son, who now faces...

Cowboys Quarterback Dak Prescott Says Anthem Protests Inappropriate

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been on the hot seat with Blacks folks after recently telling the media that his team would be required to stand during the playing...

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