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...

Another Viewpoint – Celebrating John Henry “Pop” Lloyd Was the Highlight of October for...

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO Major League Baseball is going about the business of testing the best against the best. The National League Champs and the American League Champs meet every October to play...

Recalculating LeBron’s Lakers: What to Expect Now?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk A 2-4 start hasn’t left the Los Angeles Lakers resorting to the panic button, but a messy team fight, suspensions and LeBron James coming up short...

Better LeBron Debut? Cleveland, Miami or L.A.?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk LeBron James has made a professional NBA team debut three times and counting in his now 15-year career. Despite an 0-3 record in team debuts, James...

Wizards Start Off 0-2 without Dwight Howard

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to the AFRO Adding Dwight Howard over the summer was supposed to remediate a lot of the things that ailed the Washington Wizards last season. Adding a defensive anchor, an athletic...

He’s Young, He’s Black and He’s the Best Quarterback in the NFL

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO I can’t remember the last time a Black quarterback was tops at his position but welcome to the future. Kansas City Chiefs signal caller Patrick Mahomes II is the...

Is Jimmy Butler Right or Wrong for Antics?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO Minnesota Timberwolves swingman Jimmy Butler is fed up and ready to go. The four-time NBA all-star has made his demands to be traded public since the...

Another Viewpoint: Godspeed, George Taliaferro

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO George Taliaferro is a name known and revered by some, and cause for others to utter,"who?" Whether you knew him, knew of him or didn't, his legacy should be showcased...

Laker LeBron Could Be Best Version Yet

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO It might take a while to get used to LeBron James wearing a Lakers uniform but it’ll be an exciting transition. After a nine-point, three-assist and three rebound preseason...

Georgia Baseball Star Dismissed After Calling UGA Quarterback a N*gg*r

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor A star baseball player for the University of Georgia was dismissed from the team after being called out for allegedly yelling racial slurs during a Georgia football game Saturday. According to...

What Does Earl Thomas’ Middle Finger Gesture Mean?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk  Seattle Seahawks super safety Earl Thomas had a unique way of thanking his soon-to-be former team for their loyalty last Sunday as he exited the field...

Another Viewpoint: When Tiger Wins, Everyone Wins

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO When Tiger Woods won his first tournament in five years last weekend, it was the fire that lit the fuse for the explosion that was yet to come. Weekend...

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