Top Seed Kentucky Reaches Final Four; North Carolina Falls Short to Kansas

No. 1 seed Kentucky showed why they’re the consensus pick to win the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament as they easily handled No. 3 Baylor, 82-70, on March 25 at the Georgia Dome...

ESPN’s Skip Bayless Claims Kobe Bryant’s Rape Case Made Him More Marketable

ESPN commentator Skip Bayless said Oct. 20 that the 2003 rape allegations made against Kobe Bryant in Eagle, Co., gave him an “edge” that ultimately boosted his sneaker sales. Speaking on Monday’s edition of “First...

Grambling University Forfeits Jackson State Homecoming Game

Jackson State’s homecoming game Oct. 19 was cancelled after opponent Grambling State’s players refused to play, the latest act of a player protest in a tumultuous season that has included no victories and the...

Ravens End Losing Slump with 29-26 Win over Chargers

The Baltimore Ravens earned just their second win of the season after edging out the San Diego Chargers, 29-26, on Nov. 1 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. The win snapped a three-game losing skid...

Magic’s Lewis has Viral Infection

After sleepwalking his way through the first three games of the Eastern Conference Finals, Orlando Magic small forward Rashard Lewis provided reporters with further insight into his struggles on Wednesday. Lewis said he has...

Is Broken Jaw the Last Straw for Geno Smith?

A blindside punch shook up New York Jets training camp this week, and quarterback Geno Smith caught the brunt of it. Sophomore linebacker Ik Enemkpali put a major dent into the Jets’ season plans—and Smith’s...

Kendley Gets NBA Shot After Starring At Morgan State

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO ​From the last seat at the end of the Washington Wizards bench Tiwian Kendley waited patiently for the call that never came as the New York Knicks visited...

Wizards Chase 50 Wins as Regular Season Closes

The 2016-2017 NBA regular season ends next week, and despite having a playoff spot already sewn up, the Washington Wizards are still chasing another in-season goal of reaching 50 wins for the first time...

Low Academic Progress Knocks Hampton, North Carolina A&T from Post-Season Athletics

Three National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division-I schools, including two among the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC), have been disqualified from competing in any postseason activities in 2012-13 after posting Academic Progress Rates (APR) below...

Kobe Bryant’s Season Likely Over with Torn Tendon

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant's 17th NBA season likely ended on an innocent move past a defender toward the hoop. He felt a pop as he pushed off his left foot. The pain made...

Washington Mathematically Eliminated from Playoffs in Loss to Giants

Running back Andre Brown scored two touchdowns and defensive lineman Justin Tuck had four sacks as the New York Giants held on to a 24-17 win over the Washington NFL team on Dec. 1...

Bowie State Crushes Virginia Union, Advances to 7-1

The Bowie State Bulldogs quickly returned to the winner's circle after collecting its first loss of the season last week. Bowie State responded with a 40-22 win over Virginia Union University(VUU) on Oct. 21...

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