No. 7 Michigan Takes Out No. 2 Louisville in Second Round

Sophomore forward Moritz Wagner scored a career-high 26 points to lead the No. 7 seed Michigan Wolverines to a bracket-busting 73-69 upset over No. 2 Louisville in a Midwest Region second round matchup on...

Is LaVar Ball Too Outspoken?

UCLA freshman point guard Lonzo Ball is arguably college basketball’s best player. But his father, LaVar Ball, says there is no argument. In fact, Ball has been quite bullish on the future NBA prospects of...

Wizards Shaky After Strong Road Swing

After taking the first four games of a five-game western road trip last week, fatigue may have set in as the Washington Wizards stumbled out of the gate to start a new week. With...

No. 8 Wisconsin Shocks No. 1 Villanova, Sends Defending Champs Home in Second Round

The game of the day was in Buffalo, N.Y., as the No. 8 seed Wisconsin Badgers destroyed perhaps millions of brackets by upsetting the defending champion No. 1 seed Villanova Wildcats, 65-62, in an...

Venus Williams to Appear at World Team Tennis Event in D.C.

Tennis sensation Venus Williams will return to the nation’s capital this summer to play World Team Tennis with the Washington Kastles franchise. Williams, a seven-time Grand Slam singles champion, will play a single home game...

Wichita State Pulls Off Upset of the Day over Dayton

Freshman guard Landry Shamet scored a team-high 13 points and junior forward Zachary Brown scored 12 points to lead the No. 10 seed Wichita State Shockers to a 64-58 upset over No. 7 seed...

Maryland Falls to Xavier, 76-65, in First Round

Junior guard Trevon Bluiett scored a game-high 21 points as the No. 11 seed Xavier Musketeers knocked off the No. 6 seed Maryland Terrapins, 76-65, in a first-round West Region matchup on March 16...

UNC-Wilmington Coach Kevin Keatts is on the Rise

(Updated 3/18/2017) ORLANDO - When the No. 12 UNC-Wilmington Seahawks (29-5) faced off against the No. 5 Virginia Cavaliers (22-10) in NCAA Tournament first-round action on March 16, the brightest spotlight may have fallen...

Shaq Furnishes Home of 5-Yr. Old Atlanta Girl Who Survived Dog Attack

ATLANTA (AP) — Shaquille O'Neal has bought new furniture for the family of a 5-year-old Atlanta girl who survived a dog attack that left another child dead. WAGA-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2nr8h4n ) Syari Sanders returned home...

Maryland Terps Look to be One and Done in NCAA Tournament

For six days last week all the problems that Maryland faced for the last month of the regular season vanished.  Once Melo Trimble hit the game winning three-pointer to beat Michigan State on senior...

At a Glance: The 2017 NCAA Men’s Tournament

(Updated 3/16/2017) It’s the most wonderful time of the year! March is upon us, and for hoops junkies, March equals "Madness," and a college basketball overload. For the next three weeks, you will hear the terms...

Can Wizards Win NBA Title?

A few weeks ago, the AFRO Sports Desk debated if the Washington Wizards were built to be contenders for a deep playoff run. But after an impressive week that saw the Wizards start a...