Fire Ernie! Wizards Use First Rounder on Third String Forward

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO Despite handing an already athletically-challenged small forward $100-million-plus last summer, the Washington Wizards decided to dive back into the small forward pile and draft Troy Brown Jr. with the...

No. 1 Sun: Phoenix Takes Ayton; Trae Young, Doncic Swapped

By BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The Phoenix Suns stayed close to home for their first No. 1 pick. The Dallas Mavericks looked all the way to Slovenia for the player...

Patriots Sign 1st-Round Draft Pick Isaiah Wynn

By The Associated Press FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have signed first-round draft pick OL Isaiah Wynn, an offensive lineman from Georgia. Wynn, 22, was selected 23rd overall. At 6-foot-2, 302-pounds, he played...

Swaggy P Backtracks on Legalizing Cocaine

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Pro canabis supporters were elated to hear the news of Canada’s Senate deciding to legalize marijuana Tuesday. But there’s one pro baller who said he’s waiting for something a little...

Trotz Leaving Caps After Stanley Cup Not A Good Look For DC

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO By any measure, this is not a good look for the Washington Capitals.  It’s not unprecedented for a coach to ride off into the sunset after leading a...

Wizards Willing to Move Back in Draft, Botch Another Season

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO On the heels of the Washington Capitals bringing home the Stanley Cup Trophy to the streets of Washington D.C., the Washington Wizards are on the clock. The 2018 NBA...

Capitals, Ovechkin Bring Stanley Cup to Southeast D.C. for Black Youths to See Up...

By Dion Johnson, Special to the AFRO Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonis and Capitals star captain Alex Ovechkin capped what has become the most legendary team, fan interactive week in D.C. sports history by visiting the...

Former NFL Star Kellen Winslow Jr. Charged as Alleged Serial Rapist

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  Former star NFL tight end Kellen Winslow Jr. recently appeared in a San Diego court on charges that could send him away for a long time. According to TMZ <http://m.tmz.com/?viewer_country=US#2018/06/15/kellen-winslow-pleads-rape-kidnapping-case/>, Winslow pleaded...

Could Potential New Super Lakers Team Beat the Warriors?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Writers All we can do is dream at this point, but the thought of a potential Los Angeles Lakers team featuring some type of combination of LeBron...

Lawmaker Warns Russian Women to Avoid Sex With World Cup Tourists

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor A Russian lawmaker made headlines recently after advising Russia women not to have sex with foreign tourists visiting the country for the World Cup games. According to reports, Tamara Pletnyova, head...

You Can Bet Money LeBron Won’t Be Back in Cleveland

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO LeBron James can't catch a break. This man is arguably the greatest player to ever step on the hardwood.  The LeBron James versus Michael Jordan debate will be around...

Why Black Fans Should Show No Shame In Celebrating the Capitals Bringing a Championship...

By Dion Johnson, Special to the AFRO We Washingtonians, if anything, are a prideful bunch. With all the tough losses and idiotic things that come our way as fans, we have never wavered. Nevermind that this...

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