Thanks for Nothing, Loyola-Chicago

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to the AFRO Thanks for all the bracket-busting and Cinderella Story specials but the postseason dance for the Loyola-Chicago Ramblers is officially over. The Ramblers became a quick darling after...

Can the Wizards Make a Legitimate Title Run Now that John Wall is Back?

It’s funny how your perception of something or someone can change drastically in a short matter of time, especially during the current era of social media, which fuels instant hot takes. Just a few weeks...

Should Texans Owner Bob McNair Be Pressured to Sell Team after Racially Offensive Remarks?

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Houston Texans owner Bob McNair just can’t seem to keep his foot out of his mouth, especially when it comes to talking about race.   McNair made headlines March 25 for...

Do Fans Really Want to See Loyola-Chicago In the Final Four?

The 11th-seeded Loyola-Chicago Ramblers are headed to Final Four. Marching their way through the tournament and issuing a slew of upsets along the way, the Ramblers tied Louisiana State University, Virginia Commonwealth University and George Mason as the...

Is Eric Reid Being Blacklisted by the NFL Like Kaepernick?

Former San Francisco 49ers safety Eric Reid hasn’t been signed by any team since becoming a free agent this offseason, causing he may be getting blacklisted by the NFL like his friend and former...

Redskins Should Tank for No. 1 Pick In 2019

Goodbye Kirk Cousins; hello 3-13 in the NFC East. Washington Redskins fans watched one of the better quarterbacks in the league walk away over Jedi mind games and, instead, management picks up longtime average...

Is UMBC’s Upset over UVA the Greatest Upset in Sports Ever?

Never has a No. 1 seed lost in the opening week of the NCAA Tournament. Never. Until last Friday when UMBC issued a convincing 74-54 thrashing over top-seeded Virginia. There was nothing fluke about...

UMBC Ruins Everyone’s Bracket By Becoming First Ever No. 16 Seed to Upset a...

You can consider pretty much everyone’s bracket for the 2018 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament officially destroyed after the No. 16 seed University of Maryland Baltimore County Retrievers shocked the world by knocking off the...

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...

Miami Dolphins Owner May Have Accidentally Helped Kaepernick Prove His Collusion Suit Against the...

Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross may have shared some comments publicly that could end up helping Colin Kaepernick grievance suit that claimed the NFL’s owners colluded to keep him from being signed to a...

Are the Wizards Better Without John Wall?

The more the Washington Wizards play without John Wall, the easier it is to forget his impact on the team. “Everybody eats” has been the team slogan since Bradley Beal infamously announced it to the...

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...

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