Why Black Fans Should Show No Shame In Celebrating the Capitals Bringing a Championship...

By Dion Johnson, Special to the AFRO We Washingtonians, if anything, are a prideful bunch. With all the tough losses and idiotic things that come our way as fans, we have never wavered. Nevermind that this...

Durant’s Happy Being Favorite Stepchild and the NBA is Finished Because of It

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO “The Bay Area allows me to be who I am, as a city, to just blend in, and the team allows me to do the same thing,” Maryland native...

Which Team Fits LeBron Best for Next Season?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk Nobody knows whether Lebron James will leave Cleveland or not this summer but one thing is for sure: he’ll definitely be on somebody’s roster next year....

St. Frances Football Goes National, Local Teams Won’t Play Them

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  St. Frances Academy’s football team will prepare to take on opponents from all over the U.S. as a part of a national schedule after most of its neighboring schools in...

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...

Death, Taxes and LeBron in the Finals 

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO A believable shocker. I don’t think the phrase has been coined but it was the only words I could get off watching LeBron James clinch an eighth-straight Finals appearance in an 87-79 Game...

Will Kevin Durant Leave if Warriors Lose?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk We’ve been so busy calculating LeBron James’ next move that we totally took Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors for granted. Not that we haven’t...

The NFL Needs to Ignore Trump Before It’s Too Late

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO Colin Kaepernick has assumed the guise of a Roman Soldier.  He has thrown himself upon his sword. As a futile effort to bring a semblance of equality to the landscape...

NFL Polled Americans to Vote on If Kaepernick Should Be Signed

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor The NFL polled Americans last summer to get their opinions on whether Colin Kaepernick should have been signed by a team, according to reports. Yahoo Sports (https://sports.yahoo.com/sources-nfl-used-polling-firm-get-public-opinion-colin-kaepernick-050421636.html) reported that the NFL...

Legalized Sports Betting: Good Idea or Bad Idea?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk Supreme Court announced earlier in the week that wagering on college and pro spirits will now be legal and coming to a casino near you. While...

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...

Can the Rockets Run With the Warriors?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk The NBA doesn’t want fans to consider the Houston and Golden State series as the real NBA Finals, but it’s hard not to. The Rockets and...
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