Lawrence Taylor Indicted on Third Degree Rape

NFL Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor was indicted June 23 in New York on several charges related to rape and prostitution and could face up to four years in prison. According to the Rockland County...

USA Edges Algeria, 1-0,to Win Group C

It was an emotional roller coaster ride for USA throughout the first round of the 19th FIFA World Cup. But that ride ended on a high Wednesday, June 23, as the Americans edged Algeria,...

Haynesworth Releases Statement, Plans to Attend Redskins Training Camp

Washington Redskins disgruntled defensive tackle Albert Haynesworth issued a statement today, declaring his plans to attend the team’s training camp when it starts July 29. Haynesworth drew the ire of several members associated with...

Faceoff: With John Wall In, Should Gilbert Arenas Stay or Go?

When the Washington Wizards won the NBA draft lottery a month ago, AFRO sports writers Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley went into full John Wall mode. Both Riley and Green believe the Wizards...

Host South Africa Eliminated From World Cup

South Africa earned its second FIFA World Cup win ever Tuesday, June 22, after taking out France, 2-1, in a Group A match at Free State Stadium in Manguang, Bloemfontein. Unfortunately for both South...

For Washington, the Writing’s on the ‘Wall’

Kwame Brown, Oleksiy Pecherov, Jarvis Hayes and Jared Jeffries—once promising draft picks turned NBA underachievers and albatrosses around the Washington Wizards’ neck. The Wizards have a chance at draft redemption on June 24 when...

Durant Dazzles in D.C. in Second Goodman Appearance

It's not too many ballers who could drop 30 points after entering a game late and fresh off the street, but NBA star Kevin Durant is one of the privileged few. The Oklahoma City...

Cameroon Fails to Hold Off Denmark

Cameroon and Denmark--both desperate for a win to stay alive-- put up a fight to the final whistle on June 19 in a Group E match at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in South Africa. Unfortunately for...

Algeria Frustrates England with Draw

Perhaps no team was more frustrated with their opening match than England, who gave up a draw to the United States in the Group C opener on June 12. But it was déjà vu all...

Tiger, Phil Mickelson Struggle Early in US Open

Golf superstars Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson were considered the top two favorites to claim the 2010 US Open Championship this weekend. But surprisingly, both golfers struggled during the tournament’s opening round on June...

U.S. Pulls Off Historic Comeback to Earn Draw Against Slovenia, 2-2

It appeared as if the United States was on the verge of elimination after falling behind, 2-0, early to Slovenia in a Group C match on June 18. Instead, the Americans marched back to...

Lakers Battle Back, Beat Boston to Claim Second Straight Title

It wasn’t the prettiest story, but it turned out to be a beautiful ending for the Los Angeles Lakers. Trailing by 13 points in the second half, the Lakers battled back in Game 7...

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