Stephen A. Smith Says Kaepernick Compares More to Donald Trump than Jackie Robinson

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Colin Kaepernick dominated headlines last weekend when he posted on Instagram a photo of Jackie Robinson along with a direct quote from the sports icon that read, “I cannot stand...

Former NFL Great Michael Vick Doesn’t Dodge His Past

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Michael Vick became an NFL legend by eluding defenders that were trying to stop him.  With his playing days now over Vick doesn’t run away from his past...

Adidas: We’ll Sign Kaepernick, If He Joins a Team

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Adidas wants to ink an endorsement deal with Colin Kaepernick, according reports. But there’s one catch - he first has to make an NFL roster before they offer him a...

Victor-y: Oladipo Scores 32 as Pacers Stun LeBron, Cavs

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Victor Oladipo scored 32 points and the Indiana Pacers held off Cleveland's second-half rally for a stunning 98-80 victory Sunday in Game 1 of the Eastern...

Durant, Defending Champ Warriors get Defensive, Beat Spurs

By JANIE McCAULEY, AP Sports Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors had something to prove all right: Oh yes, they plan to stay on top in these playoffs despite a disappointing finish...

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and His Bodyguards Survive Drive-By

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and his entourage were targeted in a drive by shooting in Atlanta on Monday April 9, TMZ Sports reported. According to TMZ Sports, Atlanta Police said three SUVs...

Lamar Odom Credits Medical Marijuana for his Recovery from Cocaine Addiction

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Former Los Angeles Lakers star Lamar Odom recently credited the use of medical marijuana as the solution to a cocaine addiction that once nearly lost him his life. According to GetNews.Info...

Tiger Woods’ Best at this Masters Is Even Par

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer The third round of the Masters was just getting started on April 7, but the player so many fans wanted to see was about done. Needing something special to even have...

Was the Ravens’ Signing of RGIII a Slap in Kaepernick’s Face?

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  The Baltimore Ravens announced April 4 the signing of former Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III, sending social media into an instant frenzy.  But the buzz behind Griffin’s signing wasn’t about...

Two Elementary School Girls Take a Knee While Their Class Sings the National Anthem...

By Perry Green , AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] You can call Colin Kaepernick a lot of things, but one thing you can’t call him is uninspiring. Two young girls from Mount View Elementary School of Seattle, Washington took a...

Should Texans Owner Bob McNair Be Pressured to Sell Team after Racially Offensive Remarks?

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Houston Texans owner Bob McNair just can’t seem to keep his foot out of his mouth, especially when it comes to talking about race.   McNair made headlines March 25 for...

LaVar Ball Set to Hold Junior Basketball Association Tryouts in April

LaVar Ball recently reminded the world that he’s serious about starting the Junior Basketball Association and that it will be coming very soon. Ball used Slam Magazine Monday to announce that the JBA will begin...

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