Roger Federer Defends Serena Williams’ Catsuit, but Said She “Went Too Far” Blowing Up...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Roger Federer recently came to the defense of fellow tennis star Serena Williams on the U.S. Tennis Association banning her from wearing the all black catsuit she sported during the...

Is DC’s New NBA G League Team “Washington Go-Go” Appreciating or Appropriating DC’s Black...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor The Washington Wizards’ new NBA G League team, the Capital City Go-Go, launched its inaugural season, Nov. 3, in a game against the Greensboro Swarm in D.C.’s New Entertainment and...

Cavs Sign Drew to New Coaching Contract for Rest of Season

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Larry Drew's awkward impasse with the Cleveland Cavaliers is over. The team relented to Drew's requests by restructuring his contract and signing him to be their coach for...

49ers Cheerleader Kneels During Anthem. Will She Lose Her Job?

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor A cheerleader for the San Francisco 49ers took a knee during the playing of the National Anthem prior to the start of a game against the Oakland Raiders Nov. 1. The...

Which Wizard Gets Traded First?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Writers Mired in an early season collapse, the Washington Wizards are a few more blunders away from clearing house and listening to the sounds of the Capital...

Minnesota Timberwolves Unveil Prince-Inspired Uniform

By The Associated Press CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves are paying tribute to Prince with a purple-highlighted uniform. The team Thursday unveiled Prince-inspired City Edition uniforms. The new look uniforms were created in collaboration...

Hill Returns to TV Post-ESPN with ‘Shut Up and Dribble’

By JOE REEDY, AP Sports Writer Jemele Hill's first couple months since leaving ESPN have been busy. There have been speaking engagements, writing for The Atlantic and starting to set up her own production company. What Hill...

MEAC Experts Pick Howard’s Preseason POY and Team To Finish Fourth

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Howard features the MEAC’s Preseason Men’s Basketball Player of the Year and is expected to be the best of the DMV teams in the conference according to the...

DMV HBCU Report: Bowie State Closer to CIAA North Title; Howard and Morgan Lose

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Bowie State moved one step closer to playing for their conference championship while Howard and Morgan were all but mathematically eliminated from contention with losses last weekend. BOWIE STATE...

ACC Players: Cost of Attendance Stipend Helps in Many Ways

By HANK KURZ Jr., AP Sports Writer The cost of attendance stipend is quietly helping college players while the debate rages on whether they should be paid. The modest stipend is a fraction of the millions college...

Still Golden: Biles, Americans Roll at World Championships

By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Relaxed, relieved and with the gold medal the U.S. women's gymnastics team flew halfway across the globe for secured, Morgan Hurd needed a break. So the...

Four NFL Players Arrested in London for Skipping Out On Club Tab

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Four NFL players were arrested in London, Oct. 27, apparently, for attempting to skip out on paying their tab at a nightclub, according to reports. Per ESPN, Jacksonville Jaguars’ Barry Church,...

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