Laker LeBron Could Be Best Version Yet

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO It might take a while to get used to LeBron James wearing a Lakers uniform but it’ll be an exciting transition. After a nine-point, three-assist and three rebound preseason...

Heat’s Wade Suggests Roundtable Discussion for NBA’s All-Star Free Agents

The summer of 2010 will change the NBA landscape, and four of the league’s biggest stars plan to meet this offseason to determine what that landscape will look like. Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade...

Wizards Week 12: Young’s Career-High Highlights the Week

If the Washington Wizards could only play bad teams at home, they might be onto something. The Wizards upped their overall record to 11-27 this past week after going 2-1 against a trio of...

UMES Routes Morgan State for Fifth MEAC Bowling Title

The University of Maryland-Eastern Shore women’s bowling team returned to champion status after routing the No. 6 ranked Morgan State University Lady Bears, 4-0, to claim its fifth Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Bowling Championship...

Wall Returns, Wizards Impress in Short Week

Washington didn’t let a blowout loss to the hands of the Miami Heat sour their week—instead, they rebounded and were rewarded with an unexpected gift. A few days after rookie guard Bradley Beal’s buzzer-beater...

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...

Hampton and Morgan Still No. 1 and No. 2 in HBCU Polls

Fuquay-Varina, N.C. - For the second-straight week the two top-ranked teams in both the Boxtorow.com HBCU Division I and Division II/NAIA national basketball power ranking polls are unanimous selections. Hampton received all of the first...

Howard Bison Drops Fourth-Straight, 54-14 to South Carolina State

The season is coming to a close but the losses continue to pile up for the Howard Bison, who suffered their fourth-straight defeat Nov. 6 in a 54-14 shellacking by the South Carolina State...

Jermall Charlo Keeps Title, Twin Jermell Loses His

By BARRY WILNER, AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Jermall Charlo had every reason to be distracted when he entered the ring to defend his WBC interim middleweight championship. Minutes before his bout with Matt Korobov,...

Seattle’s Richard Sherman Speaks Out about ‘Black Lives Matter’

ENTON, Wash. (AP) — Richard Sherman spoke at length about race relations on Wednesday after an impostor made a social media post under his name that gained attention. Sherman said he did not agree with...

Kirk Cousins Leads Washington to Big Win over Buffalo

Quarterback Kirk Cousins had four touchdown passes and one rushing touchdown to lift Washington’s NFL team over the Buffalo Bills, 35-25, at FedEx Field in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 20. It is Washington’s first time...

Who is Going to Win the NBA Championship this Year?

By David R. Lee, Jr., Commentary The 2017-2018 NBA season has been one of the most unpredictable yet. From Gordon Hayward snapping his ankle on national TV in the season opener, and Isaiah Thomas falling off...
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