NBA Going Back to Africa this Summer for Showcase Event

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The NBA is going back to Africa. The league and the National Basketball Players Association announced Saturday that NBA Africa Game 2017 will be held on Aug. 5 in Johannesburg. It's...

LeBron James Talking a Good Game, Still Playing a Great One

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Older, wiser and more aware of the world, LeBron James is unafraid to let his views known on politics or social issues or even the business of basketball. It wasn't always...

Is John Wall the Best Point Guard in the NBA?

Appearing on ESPN’s “First Take,” the Washington Wizards’ four-time All-Star point guard John Wall issued a strong statement—asked who the best point guard is in the NBA, he answered “me.”  “I just feel like I'm an all-around point guard,”...

Wizards Sweep Week Ahead of All-Star Break

The Washington Wizards already set the mark for most consecutive home wins this season, and now they’re trying to start a road streak as well. With a home and road game on the schedule...

Another Viewpoint: “Potpourri”

It is no secret that, for an unbiased reporter, I do a poor job of keeping my feelings to myself. I have no problems expressing my likes and dislikes.  I think I opened this can...

Morgan State Stops Three-Game Losing Skid with Win over Savannah State

Junior guard Tiwian Kendley scored a game-high 25 points to help lead the Morgan State University Bears to a 83-75 victory over Savannah State on Feb. 18 in Baltimore. The win snapped a three-game losing...

Howard Takes Two Straight Victories Against Morgan State, N.C. A&T

The Howard University Bison men’s basketball team knocked off the North Carolina A&T State University Aggies, 84-53, in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) match on Feb. 18 in Washington, D.C.  The victory marked the second...

Jets’ Revis Charged after Fight in Pittsburgh Last Weekend

PITTSBURGH (AP) — New York Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis was charged with four first-degree felonies and one misdemeanor after allegedly being involved in a fight with two men last weekend. According to a docket sheet...

Belichick’s ‘Patriots Way’ Drives Players Success During and After Careers

Facing the largest deficit in history the New England Patriots never wavered against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl 51.  There was a calm resolute confidence known as “the Patriot way” that propelled them...

Derek Jeter’s Wife, Hannah, Announces Pregnancy

NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter's wife, Hannah, says they are expecting their first child together, a girl. The Sports Illustrated swimsuit star made the announcement Monday in an essay on her husband's Player's Tribune...

Are the Washington Wizards Real Contenders?

The cloud around the Washington Wizards has been dark for a long time now. It's finally starting to lift, it seems. The Wizards sit in first place in the NBA’s southeast division and have been moving...

Wizards Drop ‘Game of the Year’ but Bounce Back Behind Wall

The Washington Wizards are gaining recognition around the league and other teams are taking notice. The starting lineup is clicking on all cylinders and the bench just gained some extra ammunition with the return...