Masters 3rd Round: Tiger Overcomes Penalty, Still in Contention

Not even a two-shot penalty in the second round could keep Tiger Woods from remaining in contention for his fifth Masters championship of his career. Woods was penalized April 13 after officials reviewed and discovered...

Players Association Tries to Overturn NFL’s New Kneeling Rule

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] The NFL Players Association has hired several law firms in attempt of challenging the league’s new policy that will prevent players from protesting by kneeling during the playing of the...

Tiger Struggles through 2012 Masters as Bubba Watson Wins First Green Jacket

Searching for his 15th major tournament victory in pursuit of the Jack Nicklaus’ all-time record of 18 major tour events, Tiger Woods struggled through the 2012 Masters Tournament, turning in the worst performance of...

No. 15 Norfolk State Shocks No. 2 Missouri, 86-84

Congratulations, Norfolk State! You’ve officially screwed up everyone’s bracket. Norfolk State forward Kyle O'Quinn scored a double-double of 26 points and 14 rebounds as the No. 15 seed Spartans eliminated No.2 seed Missouri, 86-84, on...

Another Viewpoint: “My Two Cents”

A few issues I have been soap boxing for quite some time have come to the surface recently, and I have got to take this opportunity to say, “I told you so.” For years, I...

Lakers Pound Hornets in Game 2, 87-78

Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant scored just 11 points on 3-of-10 shooting in Game 2 on April 20, but that was all No. 2 seed Los Angeles would need from him as they stopped the...

Nationals Send Five Players to All-Star Game

At the halfway point of the 2016 Major League Baseball season, the Washington Nationals remain in first place in the National League East.  With team success, individual performances are noted and acknowledged.  This year,...

Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford Dies at 84

NEW YORK (AP) —Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford has died. He was 84. In a statement released by NBC News on Sunday, his family said Gifford died suddenly at his Connecticut home of...

Serena Prevails But Venus Doesn’t in Wimbledon Semi Matches

LONDON (AP) — Instead of the ninth all-Williams final at a Grand Slam tournament, there will be a rematch of another sort to determine the title at Wimbledon. And so as Serena Williams again stands one...

Baltimore’s Gervonta Davis Becomes Youngest Two-Time World Champion

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  Gervonta “Tank” Davis became the youngest two-time world champion after beating former champion Jesus Cuellar to earn the WBA Super Featherweight title on April 21 at the Barclays Center in...

Boxer Floyd Mayweather Gets 90 Jail Days in Vegas Case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. was sentenced Wednesday to 90 days in a Las Vegas jail after pleading guilty to a reduced battery domestic violence charge and no contest to two...

Amanda Kimbers Still Breaking Records at Georgetown

Georgetown University sophomore Amanda Kimbers has officially stamped herself as the fastest woman on campus, and it only took her less than two years to do so. Kimbers has been smoking the competition with her...

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