NBA’s Udonis Haslem and Lance Stephenson Arrested

This past weekend turned out to be a nightmare for a pair of Miami Heat players, as veteran forward Udonis Haslem and Indiana Pacers rookie forward Lance Stephen were both arrested in separate incidents. Haslem...

Obama Hoops with NBA Stars for Wounded Troops

Most diehard basketball fans probably have fantasies of taking the court with their favorite pro players in a pick-up game of hoops. But that fantasy more than likely remains a bitter dream, unless of...

Ravens Look Good in First Preseason Action, Defeat Carolina, 17-12

The Baltimore Ravens kicked off their NFL preseason schedule on August 12 with a 17-12 victory against the Carolina Panthers at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. The starters for the Ravens didn’t play more than...

Five-Time Boxing Champion Holyfield to Fight at Age 48

It’s not over yet for famed boxer Evander Holyfield. The former heavyweight champion, who turns 48 in October, will fight Sherman “The Tank” Williams November 5 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan, he announced...

Team USA Scrimmage Kicks off New York’s World Basketball Festival

A team organized by USA Basketball and made up of many of the NBA’s brightest stars will represent the United States in the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Basketball Championship, an international competition among...

Three Downs from the District: Examining Redskins’ Win over Bills

There was a buzz in the air at FedEx Field on Friday night that just couldn’t be explained. A new franchise quarterback seems to have that effect on a town. In his first start...

NFL Star Revis Preparing to Sit Out 2010 Season

New York Jets star Darrelle Revis said he is prepared to “change the game” by sitting out the entire 2010 season if he doesn’t receive the long-term deal he believes he’s worth. The four-year...

AFRO Looks Ahead at NFL North Divisions

The New England Patriots and New York Giants were projected to emerge from the rubble in the AFRO’s NFL Eastern divisions analysis last week. This week, the spotlight will be pointed on the NFL...

Haynesworth Teaches Redskins Valuable Lesson

Albert Haynesworth’s stat line isn’t going to read like a Pro-Bowl credential sheet this year. It’s not going to list more than 100 tackles or 10-plus sacks or numerous quarterback pressures. It’s not going...

Former HBCU Track Star Named Fulbright Scholar

Former Morgan State University track star Dakari Taylor-Watson was recently named a Fulbright scholar and will be heading to Terengganu, Malaysia, for 10 months next January to teach English to secondary school students. Taylor-Watson, who...

Banged up Usain Bolt Shuts Down Season after Loss

Track superstar Usain Bolt will end his competitive season early this year, citing a back injury, The Associated Press reports. According to AP, Bolt shut down his 2010 season after visiting a doctor in Munich...

Hampton’s Sanchez Picks up MEAC Honor

Hampton University senior linebacker Julio Sanchez was recently named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference preseason Defensive Player of the Year. Sanchez is easily the most outstanding player on the Hampton Pirates team, which was picked to...

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