USA Overwhelms Argentina, 109-83, to Advance to Men’s Basketball Final

Five different U.S. players scored double-digit points as USA overwhelmed Argentina, 109-83, on Aug. 10 in the men’s basketball semifinals of the 2012 Summer Olympic Games in London. Forward Kevin Durant led all U.S. scorers...

Following Health Scare, Serena Williams Advocates for Black Mothers

Celebrated professional tennis player Serena Williams almost died after giving birth in September of last year.  Now she is using her platform to spread awareness about the realities of maternal and infant mortality, and...

Is UMBC’s Upset over UVA the Greatest Upset in Sports Ever?

Never has a No. 1 seed lost in the opening week of the NCAA Tournament. Never. Until last Friday when UMBC issued a convincing 74-54 thrashing over top-seeded Virginia. There was nothing fluke about...

Could Proposed James’ Foursome Work in the NBA?

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James did his best to shake up NBA headlines this week when his February statement on his desire to play with Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade and Chris Paul was released...

Will Mayweather Retire after Next Fight?

After swatting away Manny Pacquiao in a much-heralded bout, Floyd Mayweather improved his record to 48-0, and has hinted that he may fight again in September. His contract with Showtime expires after his next...

49ers Book Return Trip to NFC Championship

The No. 5 seed San Francisco 49ers will head to the NFC Championship for the third straight year after defeating the No. 2 seed Carolina Panthers, 23-10, in the NFC divisional round of the...

Donovan McNabb and Arne Duncan Unveil New Play Equipment at D.C. Charter School

Washington Redskins’ Donovan McNabb couldn’t help his team break a two-game losing streak this past Sunday, but that hasn’t stopped the star veteran quarterback from helping lives in the real world. McNabb recently teamed...

Another Viewpoint: The Latest News on the Baseball Hall of Fame

The new class of Baseball's Hall of Fame has been selected and released to the public. In case you missed it, or weren’t interested, I’m going to recap the names for you anyway. No frills, just...

Bulls Crush Miami 103-82, in Game 1

The Chicago Bulls crushed the Miami Heat, 103-82, on May 15 to take a 1-0 series lead in the NBA Eastern Conference Finals. Most viewers expected to see a slug-out between Bulls' MVP guard Derrick...

Lady Pirates Sail to Victory over Lady Bears

BALTIMORE, Md.—Hampton University's Keiara Avant shot 14-of-19 from the field and the senior forward scored 22 of’ her career- and game-high 32 points in the second half to lead the visiting Hampton Lady Pirates...

Warriors, Cavs Stars Say They’re Not Going to White House

By The Associated Press Stephen Curry and LeBron James spoke their minds last year. They have not changed their minds this year. No matter whose team wins the NBA championship, neither superstar will be at the...

Hogan Secretly Tries to Keep NFL Franchise in Prince George’s County

By Mark Gray, AFRO Staff Writer,  [email protected] With the District of Columbia ready to make a strong run at luring the professional football franchise back to the place it represents, Gov. Larry Hogan appears ready to call...

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