UMD Wide Receiver, D.J. Moore, Will Attend NFL Combine

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – University of Maryland wide receiver D.J. Moore will participate in the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis. The combine will take place on Feb. 27 through March 5 at Lucas...

Players Blast NCAA for Forcing Louisville to Forfeit Championship

The University of Louisville’s men’s basketball program will have to forfeit its 2013 NCAA championship after losing its appeal to penalties sanctioned by the NCAA for its involvement in a 2015 improper benefits scandal...

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...

Nigeria Savors Its Olympic Bobsled Debut

Nigeria was winning the Olympic women's bobsled race. Yes, really. That sentence is 100 percent accurate — albeit with some massive reservations. The Nigerians were the second sled down the track in the opening heat of...

Jesse Jackson Comes to Defense of James’ Activism

On Monday, the Rev. Jesse Jackson came out in support of Lebron James' activism in the face of criticism from a conservative personality. He told the Associated Press, "No one told David to just play his harp...

Capitals Forward Calls Fans Racial Taunts ‘Disgusting’

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly is disgusted and saddened black athletes such as himself continue to be the targets of racial taunts from fans. "It's sad that in 2018 we're still...

Does Dwyane Wade Deserve a Farewell Tour Like Kobe’s?

Ever since NBA star guard Dwyane Wade was traded back to the Miami Heat earlier this month, there’s been speculation over his retirement. At age 36, Wade is no longer the dominant superstar who...

Maame Biney’s Historic Olympic Run Ends With Last Place Finish in 1,500-Meter Speedskating Event

Team USA speedskater Maame Biney’s historic Olympic run ended when she raced to a last-place finish in the 1,500-meter event on Feb. 17 at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics. Biney made history as the first African-American...

Another Viewpoint: “PatriotGate – Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire”

I have had the good fortune of having my father, Sam Lacy, as both my mentor and my boss. One piece of advice he gave me was, "When you sit behind a typewriter to report...

Should the NBA Change its Playoff Format?

In an interview at the NBA All-Star festivities in Los Angeles this weekend, NBA commissioner Adam Silver hinted at potentially changing the league’s playoff system. “ would like to have a format where your two...

Did LaVar Ball Go Too Far with Threat of Lonzo Leaving the Lakers?

Look, we all like LaVar Ball. Truly. Okay, I’m lying—but you knew that already. Most people enjoy nothing more than hating on LaVar. Still, some of us genuinely can’t help but admire and respect the...

Was Steve Kerr Wrong for Letting His Players Coach a Game?

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr stirred the NBA pot last week when he allowed his players to handle the coaching duties for what turned out to be a lopsided 123-89 victory over...