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Stellar Attorneys Step Up To Defend Dawnta Harris

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By Sean Yoes, Baltimore AFRO Editor, [email protected] Dawnta Harris, 16, sits in the Baltimore County Detention Center awaiting trial as an adult for the killing of Baltimore County Police Officer First Class, Amy Caprio. On May 30, just nine days after Caprio’s...

Another Viewpoint: ‘The Saga of Sam Continues’

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As a child, I was among the fortunate.  Jim Crow and poverty were around me, but none of this touched me directly.  I had my group of buddies, and although we hadn't experienced hard knocks, we were tough enough. I...

Wizards Open up 3-0 Series Lead over Toronto

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The Washington Wizards came into their series against the Toronto Raptors as the underdog, but they quickly turned themselves into the favorites after two impressive road wins to open up the series. Washington kicked off the series with a 93-86 overtime...

Washington Rounding Back into Form for Playoff Push

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There isn’t much time left in the NBA regular season, and the Washington Wizards are starting to find their sense of urgency. It took nearly two months for the team to  show some signs of life but three straight...

Is Suh Worth the Money in Miami?

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Pro-Bowl defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh signed the richest NFL contract ever for a defensive player when he inked his $114 million contract with the Miami Dolphins earlier this week. The former Detroit Lions star tackle took his talents to...

Who Will Go First in the 2014 NBA Draft?

The NBA Finals and LeBron James’ cramps have taken center stage for the NBA in the past week. But a few weeks prior, the Cleveland Cavaliers were fortunate enough to land the top pick in this summer’s NBA Draft,...

Does the Loss of Serge Ibaka Quiet the Thunder’s Championship Chances?

The Oklahoma City Thunder’s win over the Los Angeles Clippers in a second-round playoffs series came with a huge price tag, as starting power forward and integral piece for his team, Serge Ibaka was lost for the remainder of...

Why Did the St. Louis Rams Draft Michael SamSkill-Set or Publicity?

It was the kiss seen around the globe. With the seventh round of this weekend's National Football League (NFL) Draft ebbing away, the St. Louis Rams selected openly gay defensive end Michael Sam at pick 249 before ESPN cameras...

Are Durant’s Days in Oklahoma Dwindling?

It took some time, but the Oklahoma City Thunder finally advanced over the Memphis Grizzlies in a Game 7 grudge match to cap a turbulent first-round playoff matchup. Despite winning the series, Thunder star swingman Kevin Durant was often...

Should Clippers Players Retaliate Over NBA Team Owner’s Alleged Racist Remarks?

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Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling is in some hot water after audio tapes released over the weekend allegedly captured Sterling chastising his biracial girlfriend about racial alliances after she posted a photo on Instagram with former Los Angeles...

Should the NBA Do Away with the “One-and-Done” Rule?

New NBA commissioner Adam Silver is on a warpath. As the newly appointed face of the NBA, Silver needs to make his mark somewhere—and if that involves changing the current NBA age restriction which requires players entering the league...

Should UConn’s Coach Kevin Ollie Jump to the NBA?

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It didn't take long for UConn coach Kevin Ollie to make a big splash at his former stomping grounds. The former Huskie coached his team to a title just two years after being named the men's head basketball coach...

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