Who Emerges as the Best Prospect from the 2018 NBA Class?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk The 2018 NBA Draft is recorded and in the books. The incoming rookie class is hailed as a talented group with several promising players that could...

Now That Hockey Is Over, We Can Get Back to Sports We Really Love

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO The Washington Capitals had monopolized our TVs for the past two weeks. One couldn't turn on the tube without seeing Ovechkin's missing tooth smile looking out at you. Hockey isn't...

Fire Ernie! Wizards Use First Rounder on Third String Forward

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO Despite handing an already athletically-challenged small forward $100-million-plus last summer, the Washington Wizards decided to dive back into the small forward pile and draft Troy Brown Jr. with the...

Wizards Willing to Move Back in Draft, Botch Another Season

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO On the heels of the Washington Capitals bringing home the Stanley Cup Trophy to the streets of Washington D.C., the Washington Wizards are on the clock. The 2018 NBA...

Capitals, Ovechkin Bring Stanley Cup to Southeast D.C. for Black Youths to See Up...

By Dion Johnson, Special to the AFRO Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonis and Capitals star captain Alex Ovechkin capped what has become the most legendary team, fan interactive week in D.C. sports history by visiting the...

Could Potential New Super Lakers Team Beat the Warriors?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Writers All we can do is dream at this point, but the thought of a potential Los Angeles Lakers team featuring some type of combination of LeBron...

You Can Bet Money LeBron Won’t Be Back in Cleveland

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO LeBron James can't catch a break. This man is arguably the greatest player to ever step on the hardwood.  The LeBron James versus Michael Jordan debate will be around...

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...
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