Lawrence Taylor Pleads Not Guilty to Rape

NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor pleaded not guilty on July 13 to allegedly paying a16-year-old girl $300 for a sexual encounter which occurred in May. Authorities allege Taylor had sex with the...

Legendary Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner Dies at 80

Professional baseball currently isn’t among the most popular sports in the African-American community, but even the casual baseball fan would tell you they’re well familiar with the success of the New York Yankees. And...

Star Tar Heel Linebacker Arrested on Marijuana Possession

North Carolina University linebacker Quan Sturdivant was arrested July 10 on a misdemeanor charge of possession of marijuana, a school spokesman confirmed Monday. “We are disappointed in Quan's actions over the weekend,” coach Butch...

Pacquiao’s Camp Sets Deadline for Mayweather’s Decision

Filipino boxing icon Manny Pacquiao has done just about everything he can over the last couple months to make the “fight of the century” happen with superstar boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. The only thing...

Limbaugh on Steinbrenner: ‘Cracker That Made a lot of African-Americans Millionaires’

Leave it to highly controversial American radio commentator Rush Limbaugh to turn everything into a race issue. Legendary New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner passed from a heart attack at age 80 July 13,...

Wall Wonderful in Second Summer League Game

Washington Wizards’ top selection John Wall already has a day named after him in the District. If he continues to dazzle at the NBA Summer League, it might be time for him to start...

The Draft is Dead, And the Miami Heat Killed It

As journalists across the country continue to cook up how the effects of LeBron James’ "decision" will sizzle for years to come, you can add another item to the grill: building through the draft. In...

Wizards’ Top Selection Wall Impresses in NBA Summer Debut

NBA associates will be the first to caution about not getting overly excited with summer league performances. But the hype surrounding Washington Wizards' top selection John Wall would garner praise if the rookie merely...

James’ Departure: Cleveland’s Emotional and Financial Blow

As the Cleveland Cavaliers sweep up the shattered pieces of a kingdom left in ruins after LeBron James’ decision on Thursday, Clevelanders still must brace for the worse – an economic setback. For several...

NBA Free Agency Wrap Up: Grading the Winners and Losers

This summer’s sports free agency period is far from over, but the big names have landed and are already preparing for a run at next year’s title. As promised, it was a wild and...

New King of South Beach; LeBron Chooses the Miami Heat

The decision is in. Sorry, Cleveland, New York, Chicago. But King James' throne now resides in Miami. The 25-year-old basketball phenom told ESPN's Jim Gray in a planned interview special Thursday night that he will...

Semenya Cleared to Continue Running Track

A panel of medical experts confirmed that South African track champion Caster Semenya is not a man. The athlete’s gender was called into question after taking home a gold medal for winning the 800-meter dash...