Is Jimmy Butler Right or Wrong for Antics?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO Minnesota Timberwolves swingman Jimmy Butler is fed up and ready to go. The four-time NBA all-star has made his demands to be traded public since the...

Another Viewpoint: Godspeed, George Taliaferro

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO George Taliaferro is a name known and revered by some, and cause for others to utter,"who?" Whether you knew him, knew of him or didn't, his legacy should be showcased...

Laker LeBron Could Be Best Version Yet

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO It might take a while to get used to LeBron James wearing a Lakers uniform but it’ll be an exciting transition. After a nine-point, three-assist and three rebound preseason...

Georgia Baseball Star Dismissed After Calling UGA Quarterback a N*gg*r

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor A star baseball player for the University of Georgia was dismissed from the team after being called out for allegedly yelling racial slurs during a Georgia football game Saturday. According to...

What Does Earl Thomas’ Middle Finger Gesture Mean?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk  Seattle Seahawks super safety Earl Thomas had a unique way of thanking his soon-to-be former team for their loyalty last Sunday as he exited the field...

Another Viewpoint: When Tiger Wins, Everyone Wins

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO When Tiger Woods won his first tournament in five years last weekend, it was the fire that lit the fuse for the explosion that was yet to come. Weekend...

Can You Count on Black Quarterbacks?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley AFRO Sports Writers Despite Bluetooth technology, the microwave and the Internet, there are still some people who appear to be living in the Dark Ages and Texas superintendent Lynn...

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Says Rematch with Pacquiao Will Happen This Year, But Are Fans...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Floyd Mayweather, Jr. announced Saturday that he plans on coming out of retirement again, this time to fight Manny Pacquiao in a rematch. Mayweather used his personal Instagram account to make...

Chasing the High: Will Josh Gordon Play Again in NFL?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk If you’re a fan of just plain football talent and ability, then you like ex-Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon. If you’re an avid rule-follower plus...

Another Viewpoint – Like Kaepernick, Serena Williams Exposed An Ugly Prejudice Still Exists In...

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO Colin Kaepernick and Serena Williams have something in common: They both have recently used their platform at the top of the world of sports to fight injustice. Colin has...

Washington Could Win NFC East This Year

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO Don’t blink but the Washington football team could actually win the NFC East this year, and that’s crazy. Behind the 33-year-old Adrian Peterson, who added 160 total yards and...

Another Viewpoint – Talking “All-Time Greats” with the Grandkids

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO LeBron James can't seem to stay off of this page, but this time he brought Michael Jordan along. I am sure you have guessed there has been another chapter...

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