Author Archives: Perry Green

  • Legendary Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner Dies at 80

    Professional baseball currently isn’t among the most popular sports in the African-American community, but even the casual baseball fan would tell you they’re well familiar with the success of the New York Yankees. And the reason why the Yankees are so popular in U.S. sports is due ...

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  • New King of South Beach; LeBron Chooses the Miami Heat

    The decision is in. Sorry, Cleveland, New York, Chicago. But King James' throne now resides in Miami. The 25-year-old basketball phenom told ESPN's Jim Gray in a planned interview special Thursday night that he will be teaming up with fellow superstar Dwyane Wade and star forward ...

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  • Who Will LeBron Choose?

    NBA superstar free agent LeBron James will announce the team he plans to sign with an hour-long televised special on ESPN Thursday night, July 8, according to reports. Most fans are used to LeBron doing the unprecedented, so for him to announce his decision during primetime television ...

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  • No Revenge for Americans as Ghana Escapes, 2-1

    For the American team, it was an opportunity to gain the revenge they’ve been seeking for four years. For Ghana, it was a chance to remain the only African nation still alive in the 19th FIFA World Cup. In the end, Ghana reached its goal, surviving with a 2-1 win to eliminate the United ...

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  • Busy Wizards Trade Around Draft

    The Washington Wizards were one of the busiest teams at the NBA Draft June 24. Just hours before the draft began, the Wizards acquired former all-star guard Kirk Hinrich from the Chicago Bulls, along with the 17th overall pick, in exchange for cash. With the draft’s first overall pick, ...

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  • NFL’s Usama Young Helps Local Youth ‘Stay Focused’

    New Orleans Saints defensive back Usama Young certainly has a lot to celebrate, especially after earning an NFL Super Bowl ring in just his third season as a pro. But if you ask the Largo, Md. native, he’ll tell you that celebrating is the last thing on his agenda. Instead, he focused on ...

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  • Lawrence Taylor Indicted on Third Degree Rape

    NFL Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor was indicted June 23 in New York on several charges related to rape and prostitution and could face up to four years in prison. According to the Rockland County District Attorney’s office, Taylor is charged with one count of third-degree rape, one count ...

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  • Ivory Coast Draws with Portugal

    Most football (soccer) experts consider Ivory Coast to be the most talented African team sanctioned by FIFA this year, and they may have been proved right today. Ivory Coast earned a draw against Portugal in the opening match of Group G at Nelson Mandela Stadium, outperforming its higher-ranked ...

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  • NFL Stars to Host Free Football Camp

    NFL stars Darnell Dockett and Vishanthe Shiancoe make millions of dollars to entertain football fans on Sundays. But, both Maryland natives say they will never let fortune and fame allow them to forget where they came from. That’s why Shiancoe and Dockett are teaming up with DTLR to host ...

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