D.C. Girls Represent America In Street Child World Cup in Moscow

By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO FIFA World Cup frenzy may be fading for male stars after the tournament ends next weekend; but it’s just heating up for nine teenage girls from D.C....

Who Had the Worst Week? Maryland Terps or Washington Redskins?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Writers If you’re a local football fan in the DMV then it’s been a bad week. Spare the Baltimore Ravens, but the Maryland Terrapins and the Washington...

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...

High School Football Coming to RFK Stadium

By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO Without tenants RFK Stadium no longer rocks like it did when NFL, Major League Baseball, and Major League Soccer franchises called it home.  However, for one afternoon in...

What Were the Wizards Seriously Thinking Signing Another Point Guard in Ty Lawson?

By Dion Johnson, Special to the AFRO In another installment of, “What in the world is Ernie Grunfeld thinking?,” the Washington Wizards have signed DMV native Ty Lawson to join the Wizards’ playoff roster. Now, these sort...

Olympic Athlete Holds First-Ever Track and Field Clinic

Former track star Ato Boldon didn't always have all the confidence in the world before he represented Trinidad and Tobago in the Olympics. The four-time Olympian admitted to using several then-unorthodox training techniques such...

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...

Black Capitals Player Says He’s Not Visiting White House After Winning Stanley Cup

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor NBA champions Kevin Durant and Steph Curry have Long made it clear they won’t be attending the White House so long as President Donald Trump is in office. But they’re...

District Sports Teams Living up to ‘Scandal’ Series

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO Sex, bigotry and racism—Washington, D.C., has it all, and I’m not even talking about politics. If you’re a sports fan trapped in the District I don’t know who you’re...

Washington Could Win NFC East This Year

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO Don’t blink but the Washington football team could actually win the NFC East this year, and that’s crazy. Behind the 33-year-old Adrian Peterson, who added 160 total yards and...

Reimagining the Wizards with DeMarcus Cousins Next Season

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO The NBA rumor mill isn’t exactly spinning with DeMarcus Cousins-to-D.C. predictions but it is definitely moving. With no cap space available and a gaping hole in the middle of their roster...

Will Baseball Ever Be as Big as Football in DC?

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO Major League’s Baseball’s commitment to diversity and inclusion of minorities and the next generation of urban fans gained unprecedented momentum during All-Star week in D.C.  The chance to...

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