NFL Legend Jim Brown Says He Wouldn’t Sign Kaepernick

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Jim Brown recently said that if he was a general manager of an NFL team that he wouldn’t sign Colin Kaepernick. Brown, a former Pro Football Hall of Famer for the...

Simone Biles Glides to 4th Straight US Gymnastics Title

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The national titles are starting to run together for Simone Biles, a three-year blur of near flawlessly executed routines and carry-on cases full of medals. If Biles is being honest, the fourth straight all-around championship...

Black Women Athletes Dominate at Rio Olympics

The past few weeks have been a magical time for Black women athletes, as African American and Black women of other countries have dominated the 2016 Olympics in Rio. First, 19-year-old gymnast Simone Biles and...

Venus Williams Back in the Quarterfinals at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) — Venus Williams has gotten this far before. Many times, in fact. It's just been a while. The five-time Wimbledon champion will be playing in the quarterfinals at the All England Club for the 12th time...

Cleveland Browns Star Myles Garrett Says If Black People Get to Say “N*gga,” White...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  Cleveland Browns star Myles Garrett recently said publicly that if Black people get to use the N-word, White people should be able to use the term, too. Garrett, a 22-year-old defensive end...

Conspiracies Mount as NBA Finals’ Game 7 Looms

Draymond Green’s Game 5 suspension set the NBA world ablaze with conspiracy theories and high-priced ticket demands. Golden State held a 3-1 lead before the NBA announced that Green would miss the next game...

Loyola Parts Ways with Women’s Basketball Coach Swoopes

CHICAGO (AP) — Loyola University has parted ways with women's basketball coach Sheryl Swoopes. The school said in April that it would investigate allegations against Swoopes brought by former players. One former player, Cate Soan, has said Swoopes humiliated her...

Panthers Closing In On New Owner And It’s Not Diddy

Remember when so many Black folks thought business tycoon Sean “P. Diddy” Combs would be the perfect candidate to buy the Carolina Panthers? Well, apparently, the NFL isn’t quite ready to desegregate its principal...

Trump Wants to Talk Race with Kaepernick at White House Summit

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor President Donald Trump wants Colin Kaepernick to attend a summer summit at the White House to discuss race, according to People.com. Darrell Scott, a Cleveland-based pastor and adviser to the president,...

‘I’ll Send You Back to Africa’

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Brandeis University head basketball coach  Brian Meehan was fired last week after being accused of racist behavior towards his players. Brandeis University President Ronald D. Liebowitz released a statement April 5,...

Serena Survives at Wimbledon, Racket Doesn’t; Djokovic Down

LONDON (AP) — Dismayed at dropping the first set after being a single point from taking it, Serena Williams sat in her Centre Court sideline chair and cracked her racket against the turf once, twice, three...

Does the Secret Audio of NFL Owners Meeting Prove Kaepernick’s Alleged Collusion Suit?

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  A secret audio recording from an October 2017 meeting between NFL owners, executives and players was revealed by The New York Times (https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/04/25/sports/nfl-owners-kaepernick.html) April 25. A lot of interesting comments made by some...

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