Cavaliers Fire Coach Tyronn Lue After 0-6 Start

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer Tyronn Lue didn't make it through the season's first month without LeBron James. The Cleveland Cavaliers fired their coach on Sunday and named assistant Larry Drew interim head coach. The Cavaliers...

Another Viewpoint – Celebrating John Henry “Pop” Lloyd Was the Highlight of October for...

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO Major League Baseball is going about the business of testing the best against the best. The National League Champs and the American League Champs meet every October to play...

Recalculating LeBron’s Lakers: What to Expect Now?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk A 2-4 start hasn’t left the Los Angeles Lakers resorting to the panic button, but a messy team fight, suspensions and LeBron James coming up short...

25 years After Spurning NBA Jam, Jordan Invests in Esports

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A quarter century after being famously excluded from the cult favorite video game NBA Jam, Michael Jordan is investing in esports. Jordan on Thursday was announced as an...

Thurman Thomas Reflects Back as Bills set to Retire No. 34

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Thurman Thomas was in the midst of getting taped up before a Bills game at Chicago during his rookie season in 1988 when the...

WTA Finals: Stephens Rallies to Reach Final vs Svitolina

By SANDRA HARWITT, Associated Press SINGAPORE (AP) — Sloane Stephens overcame a terrible start against Karolina Pliskova to win 0-6, 6-4, 6-1 at the WTA Finals on Saturday, setting up a championship match against Elina...

From HBO to HU: Howard AD Davis Brings HBO Savvy to HBCU Sports

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Few people in sports know the exhilaration of constantly being at the epicenter of world-class events.  Howard University Athletics Director Kery Davis does.  The former HBO Boxing executive...

Was Jerry Jones Visit to the Museum of African-American History and Culture Just a...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones took his entire team to the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Oct. 21, while they were in town for their matchup with...

Eric Reid Calls Malcolm Jenkins a “Corrupt Sellout” After Near Physical Altercation During Pregame...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Eric Reid called Philadelphia Eagles safety Malcolm Jenkins a “sellout” after the two were in a heated altercation before the Carolina Panthers’ 21-17 victory over the Eagles Oct. 21. According to...

Rondo’s Girlfriend “Shoves” Chris Paul’s Wife After Players Fight During Game

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor LeBron James had his home debut as a Los Angeles Laker at the Staples Center last Saturday, but it was overshadowed by a fight that broke out between veteran guards...

Ex-NFL Player Out of Prison After 18 Years for Murder Plot

By STEVE REED, AP Sports Writer Rae Carruth is a free man. The former NFL wide receiver was released from prison Monday after serving more than 18 years for conspiring to murder the mother of his unborn...

Better LeBron Debut? Cleveland, Miami or L.A.?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk LeBron James has made a professional NBA team debut three times and counting in his now 15-year career. Despite an 0-3 record in team debuts, James...

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