Another Viewpoint: Minnie Minoso “The Cuban Comet”

When the integration of Major League Baseball is mentioned, most thoughts go to Jackie Robinson. If you want to stretch the thought, Larry Doby may enter the conversation. Larry was the second African American to...

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...

After Latest Injury, is Kobe Bryant’s Career Over?

After suffering another season-ending injury, Kobe Bryant will once again finish the year on the shelf for the Los Angeles Lakers. A torn rotator cuff sustained in a Jan. 21 loss to the New...

Thirty and Over Club—Is LeBron James Breaking Down at Age 30?

So far, LeBron James’ return to the Cleveland Cavaliers hasn’t exactly blown anyone away. But the Cavs are still a formidable team and have already passed the halfway mark of last season’s 33-win season,...

LeBron Should Do Cleveland a Favor and Leave

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO We’ve been pondering LeBron James’ next stop for the past few seasons while the Cleveland Cavaliers have been keeping their fingers crossed that he doesn’t depart again. James has...

Did Mark Cuban Hire a Black Woman CEO as a Positive Publicity Stunt?

You didn’t think this would slide without a collective side-eye, did you, Mark Cuban? Surely you jest. Cuban, longtime owner of the Dallas Mavericks, held a press conference last week to announce that he had...

Will Tyronn Lue Guide Cavs to Championship?

Despite last season’s NBA Finals appearance, and a 30-11 record and current first place standing in the Eastern Conference this year, the Cleveland Cavaliers sent head coach David Blatt packing on Jan. 22. With Blatt...

Will Jameis Winston Succeed in the NFL?

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston wasted no time in deciding whether to return to school next season. The 2013 Heisman Trophy winner announced in early January that he will declare for the NFL Draft...

Should Derrick Rose Retire?

It seems as if Derrick Rose has been battling injuries since he entered the NBA. Now it seems he may be tired of fighting the war against his body. The current Cleveland Cavalier and former league MVP has...

I Don’t Give a *%#* about the Redskins!

For months and months, people have asked, "Hey, Dion, what do you think about the Redskins? When are you going to speak about the Washington football team's upcoming football season?” Well, here it is…. Washington training...

Another Viewpoint: ‘Upset Versus Angry with Sam Lacy’

Most of the AFRO’s readers are familiar with Sam Lacy in one way or the other.  But, far away from that Hall of Fame writer is the human side. I once heard it mentioned...

Another Viewpoint: The Latest News on the Baseball Hall of Fame

The new class of Baseball's Hall of Fame has been selected and released to the public. In case you missed it, or weren’t interested, I’m going to recap the names for you anyway. No frills, just...

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