Nationals Maintain Thin Lead over Braves in NL East

The Washington Nationals lead the National League East division by 1.5 games after winning three of their last five games from July 21 to July 26. The Nats took two of three from the...

Coppin State Loses Eighth Straight Game

The Coppin State Eagles men's basketball team remained in a funk, losing their eighth straight game after falling to University of California-Berkley, 84-51, on Dec. 19 in Berkley, Calif. Coppin State has a 2-10...

The Latest: At least 100 NFL Players Kneel or Sit in Protest

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sports world reacting to President Donald Trump's remarks about pro football (all times Eastern): 1 p.m. NFL players used the national anthem to show their defiance to President...

Team USA Sets Olympic Basketball Record with 156-73 Win over Nigeria

Boston Celtics Coach Doc Rivers called it the most prolific offensive performance in the history of USA basketball. That’s how he described the U.S. national men’s basketball team’s third victory of the 2012 Summer...

Kentucky to Face Possible Sanctions

The University of Kentucky may face possible sanctions after a recent New York Times article revealed that former point guard Eric Bledsoe received improper benefits during his Alabama high school career. A story posted...

Wizards Close Week with Back-to-Back Wins

The Washington Wizards had their previous weekend's two-game win streak snapped on March 10 by an angry Miami Heat team but they bounced back with a solid week. The more conditioning recent add-ons Andre...

Washington Falls Short Against Minnesota in RG3’s Return

Robert Griffin III was unable to come up with a win in his return from injury as Washington’s NFL team fell to the Minnesota Vikings, 29-26, on Nov. 2 at TCF Bank Stadium in...

Kyrie Irving to be Named NBA Rookie of the Year

Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving is expected to be named National Basketball Association (NBA) Rookie of the Year by the league on May 14. ESPN, citing sources familiar with the voting process, said that...

Wizards Take 2-1 Series Lead Over Atlanta Behind Wall’s Strong Play

The last two playoff appearances for the Washington Wizards in 2013 and 2014 were defined by the backcourt tandem of John Wall and Bradley Beal stepping their play up in the postseason. And so...

AFRO Sports Faceoff: Who Will Win NBA Title, Miami or Dallas?

Sequels usually aren’t as good as the original, but the 2011 NBA Finals should be an exception. The Miami Heat and the Dallas Mavericks will face off in a championship series for the second...

Spring Sports Kickoff for Local High Schools and Colleges

As Prince George's County Public Schools (PGCPS) athletics gets ready for regular season competition, many baseball teams such as Fort Washington, Md.-based Friendly High School are scrimmaging until the games count, while private and...

Nationals Lose 4 of 5 Games, Fall Below .500

The Washington Nationals record dropped below the .500 mark after the team lost four of their last five games played from May 19-24. Washington lost two games to the Cincinnati Reds and then lost...

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