NFL Player Raheem Brock Charged in Eatery Dispute

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Longtime NFL defensive end Raheem Brock was arrested in his hometown of Philadelphia after a dispute at a restaurant. Police Lt. Raymond Evers says Brock ran out on a $27 bar tab...

NFL Looking into Players’ Casino Investment

DOTHAN, Ala. — The NFL is investigating the reported investment by at least 25 NFL players in an Alabama casino that has been shut down. League spokesman Greg Aiello confirms the investigation Friday, a day...

Former Connecticut Star Enters Drug Program to Avoid Prison

Former University of Connecticut forward Jamal Coombs-McDaniel entered a drug education program administered by that state June 15, according to reports. According to the Associated Press, Superior Court Judge Laura F. Baldini approved Coombs-McDaniel's application...

Shaq Denies Rumors of Role in 2008 Gang Beating

Recently retired NBA star Shaquille O’Neal has denied rumors that he was involved in the 2008 beating of a man, who also alleged that he had copies of a sex tape involving the likely...

Former NBA Star Robert Horry’s Daughter Dies from Rare Disease

Former NBA star Robert Horry’s daughter, Ashlyn Horry, died June 14 of complications from a rare disease, according to several reports. She was 17. Blacksportsonline.com reported that Ashlyn suffered from “severe respiratory issues” her entire...

Redskins Shake Up Scouting Department

The Washington Redskins realigned their scouting department, announcing June 15 that the team has hired Kyle Smith as the area scout for the Southwest region. Smith will swap positions with Chip Flanagan, who is...

Terrelle Pryor Apologizes to Tressel and OSU Teammates

Former Ohio State University quarterback Terrelle Pryor spoke publicly for the first time since his college football career ended with news of him taking improper benefits (cash and paid-for items) during his tenure at...

Former Ohio State QB Terrelle Pryor Rejects Canadian Football League

After announcing that he would bypass his senior year at Ohio State, former Buckeyes quarterback Terrelle Pryor ended speculation June 9 about his Canadian Football League (CFL) prospects when he refused an offer from...

Mavericks Storm Into Miami, Clinch NBA Title with 105-95 Win

Star player Dirk Nowitzki, team owner Mark Cuban and the rest of the Dallas Mavericks can finally celebrate. After a string of frustrating finishes to close previous seasons, the NBA title finally resides in...

Dallas Takes Series Lead over Miami, 3-2

The Dallas Mavericks earned what’s easily their biggest win of the postseason June 9, holding off the Miami Heat, 112-103, in Game Five of the best-of-seven NBA Final series. The Mavericks now take a...

AFRO Sports Faceoff: Does Plaxico Burress Have What It Takes to Make A Comeback...

Former NFL receiver Plaxico Burress made headlines this week after being released from a conviction that carried a two-year sentence served in a New York state prison. Burress was once one of the best...

Floyd Mayweather Returns to Ring, but Not to Face Pacquiao

Undefeated former boxing champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. recently announced his plans to return to the ring after more than a year following beating former world champ Shane Mosley. According to reports, Floyd will take...

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