Another Viewpoint: “Out of Retirement”

For the past few years, I have been enjoying the luxury of not having to make the trip to the office to submit my weekly offering. I have been developing my columns and submitting...

Wizards Fall Short of 50-Win Season, Reset for Playoffs

The second half of the Washington Wizards’ 2016-17 season wasn’t nearly as impressive as the first, but the team gets to wipe the slate clean and reset as they enter the NBA Playoffs. Washington...

LeBron James Announces Plans for School to Assist At-Risk Youth

LeBron James continues to demonstrate his commitment to his hometown of Akron, Ohio, recently announcing plans to launch a school for children at risk of being left behind. The LeBron James Family Foundation has teamed...

Capitals Win Presidents’ Trophy, Face Toronto in First Round of NHL Playoffs

The Washington Capitals entered the postseason on a high note, earning their second straight Presidents’ Trophy as the NHL’s top regular season team with 118 points and the best Goals Against Average in the...

Sliding Home: Jackie Robinson Gets Statue at Dodger Stadium

LOS ANGELES (AP) — He was the first Black to play in the major leagues, ending six decades of racial segregation, and a first-ballot Hall of Famer. Fittingly, Jackie Robinson is the first to be...

Eleanor Roosevelt Maintains Undefeated Status

Eleanor Roosevelt High School’s senior pitcher Renee Rodgers earned her fourth victory of the year as the Raiders decimated Henry A. Wise Jr. High School 15-2 during a girls' softball match on April 10....

Capital Classic Begins Its Comeback at Wizards’ Home

As the final moments of the United States team’s 113-101 victory over the Capital All Stars drew near the final score didn’t matter. Despite a morning tipoff and a less than cooperative venue a...

Patrick Ewing’s Hire at Georgetown Comes with Challenges

Patrick Ewing’s long torturous road to a head coaching job ended on April 4 when Georgetown University named him head basketball coach. It’s a blessing for the former Hoya great, but it may also...

Washington Valor Opening Night Produces Exciting Win over Baltimore Brigad

As franchise debuts for both teams, the Washington Valor and Baltimore Brigade met in Washington, D.C., on Friday night, April 9, at the Verizon Center in front of a raucous Opening Night crowd of a...

Recalculating the Wiz: What Can We Expect from Washington in Playoffs?

It was a little over a month ago that the AFRO Sports Desk debated whether or not the Washington Wizards could win the NBA title this season after a promising 4-0 start to their...

Orioles Impress with 4-0 Start

Ain't the beer cold!  That's the phrase coined famous by the legendary sportscaster Chuck Thompson, who called Baltimore Orioles games, via radio or TV, for nearly four decades. He would say the expression whenever things...

Nationals Start Campaign with Solid Wins, Head-Scratching Defeats

As the defending National League East division champions, the Washington Nationals will undoubtedly have a bullseye on their chest as the other four teams in the division are looking dead set to unseat the...