Are You Okay, Washington NFL Fans?

After two awful performances by the Washington NFL team’s starting offense in their first two preseason games against Baltimore and Green Bay, I ask one question of my fellow fans: are you okay? Are you...

Durant’s Diss of Trump Becomes Latest Athlete Protest of America

Another athlete, another White House snub. The latest protest comes from the Washington, D.C. area’s own Kevin Durant, who recently won an NBA title with the Golden State Warriors this past June. During a...

Imagine If LeBron James Sat or Kneeled in Protest like Kaepernick

It’s good to know that Colin Kaepernick is not alone.  NFL stars Marshawn Lynch and Michael Bennett both decided to sit down during the national anthem in recent preseason games. Their gestures not only served as...

Will Support from White Players Ease Angst over Anthem Protests?

(Updated 8/20/2017) It’s not just about Colin Kaepernick anymore. Several Black and White NFL players have been spotted this preseason making their own protests during the playing of the national anthem before games, reflecting shades of Kaepernick’s...

Another Viewpoint: “The Soapbox is Back”

In my last effort, I was all geared up to mount my soapbox and expound on the reasons I felt the sanctions against MLB star Pete Rose were unjustified when compared to other players...

Chris Long Supports Malcolm Jenkins During Anthem Protest

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chris Long, the Philadelphia defensive end who grew up in Charlottesville, Virginia, put his arm around teammate Malcolm Jenkins as a show of unity during the national anthem before the Eagles'...

It’s Not Just Colin Kaepernick: Other Athletes Have Also Protested

Criticism continues to mount against NFL teams for failing to offer a contract to Colin Kaepernick after the quarterback took a stand—or, rather, a knee—during performances of the National Anthem last season in protest...

Morgan State Counts on Big Things from Staley To Challenge In MEAC

If Morgan State is going to be a factor in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) championship race Mississippi State transfer quarterback Elijah Staley will have to play a big role this year. At 6’7’’ Staley...

County Athletes Stand Out in UMD Football Program

As the University of Maryland football program prepares to take on the University of Texas Sept. 2 as the 2017 regular season kick off, fans will have a chance to see local Prince George's...

Raiders’ Marshawn Lynch Stepping into Big Shoes?

The NFL regular season hasn’t even started yet but Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch may already be stirring the pot. The recently un-retired Lynch returned to the NFL from a one-year hiatus after...

Kaepernick’s Girlfriend May Have Ruined His Chances in Baltimore

Colin Kaepernick may have blown his chance of getting signed by the Baltimore Ravens, and he may have his girlfriend to thank for it.  The 29-year-old free agent quarterback hasn't spoken to the public in...

Lynch Sits During Anthem in Raiders Loss in Arizona

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — In his first game in an Oakland Raider uniform, Marshawn Lynch didn't play a down. Yet he provided the most vivid image of the night, sitting for the national anthem before...