Serena Continues to Impress, Continues to be on Backburner

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO It shouldn’t matter that Serena Williams is a woman. And it shouldn’t matter that she’s Black. She’s probably in the top five of best athletes of all time and...

LeSean McCoy’s Ex Backtracks Off Accusations

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor The woman who accused NFL star LeSean McCoy of sending goons over to rob her may be backtracking a tad on her accusation. According to a CBS News report, Tanya Mitchell,...

How Far will Washington NFL Team Go this Season?

With backup quarterback Kirk Cousins now officially penciled in as the  Week One starter, the Washington NFL franchise has already altered its season before it even started. And while the man that Cousins is...

Better Hall of Fame Wideout: TO or Moss?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk Terrell Owens and Randy Moss both offered different versions of the prototype late-90s wide receiver and they both crushed it. The lanky Moss was nicknamed ‘The...

Does the Rajon Rondo Trade Make the Mavericks Title Favorites?

The Boston Celtics finally bid away the last piece of their most recent championship team while the Dallas Mavericks hope they just added the final piece to become a possible title contender. The two...

Are NFL Players Considering Striking to Get Guaranteed Money Contracts?

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor NFL players have long made it clear they’re planning on a lockout once the current collective bargaining agreement expires in 2021, three years from now. The NFL Player’s Association even...

Which NBA Team Had the Best Draft?

With the “deepest” draft in years now complete, the 2014 NBA Draft represented a huge step forward for many teams. With three highly rated prospects that could have each been taken first overall, several...

Is Lonzo Ball a Bust?

Shooting 30 percent from the field, 22 percent from deep and just 46 percent from the free throw line, Los Angeles Lakers lottery pick point guard Lonzo Ball hasn’t resembled the sure-fire superstar his...

Was Odell Beckham Jr. Caught on Video Holding a Marijuana Joint?

A seven-second social media clip of New York Giants star receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is quickly circulating on popular media sites. The clip puts Beckham in a compromising situation as it clearly shows him...

Is Ben Simmons the Next Magic Johnson?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk During Magic Johnson’s playing days he was labeled with several definitions and monikers that defined his career. For much of the prime of his career, Johnson...

Should the Ravens Start Lamar Jackson on Day One?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk With former Louisville signal caller Lamar Jackson in tow, the unofficial stopwatch is on Joe Flacco’s tenure as the Baltimore Ravens starter. After the Ravens’ failed to make...

Did the Seahawks Overpay Russell Wilson?

After three consecutive postseason appearances and back-to-back Super Bowl visits, Seattle Seahawks’ signal caller Russell Wilson was in line for a big payday. The fourth-year quarterback has exceeded expectations from his third round draft...

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