Can the Rockets Run With the Warriors?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk The NBA doesn’t want fans to consider the Houston and Golden State series as the real NBA Finals, but it’s hard not to. The Rockets and...

Sam Lacy Always Loved This Time of Year In Sports

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO A potpourri of sports was available for the viewer’s pleasure last weekend. It was hard to make a choice with The Kentucky Derby, the NBA Playoffs and the...

LeBron’s Not Jordan, He’s Better

By Stephen D. Riley, Special to AFRO The LeBron vs. Jordan debate has raged since James’ rookie season back in 2003. It’s time to cut it out, LeBron’s better. No, he’s not better skill-wise and probably...

John McEnroe Says Trump Once Offered Him $1Million to Face Serena Williams

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Most folks who’ve seen tennis superstar Serena Williams play before thinks that she could probably beat just about anyone, men included. Williams is the only tennis player ever, male or female,...

Raptors Fire ‘Coach of the Year’ Dwane Casey After Another Sweep by Cavs

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Raptors have fired Dwane Casey after the team was swept in the playoffs by the Cleveland Cavaliers for a second straight season. Toronto President Masai Ujiri on Friday said the...

Trump Wants to Talk Race with Kaepernick at White House Summit

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor President Donald Trump wants Colin Kaepernick to attend a summer summit at the White House to discuss race, according to People.com. Darrell Scott, a Cleveland-based pastor and adviser to the president,...

Who Has Had the Better Playoff Run: Boston or LeBron?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk  The Boston Celtics are missing two all-stars and the Cleveland Cavaliers are missing consistent contributors around LeBron James, yet both teams stand a game away from meeting...

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 NFL Team Expresses Concern about Cheerleader Allegations

The Associated Press The Washington NFL Team said it is concerned by allegations made by cheerleaders in a New York Times article about a trip to Costa Rica for a photo shoot in 2013. Team president...

Eric Reid Joins Kaepernick in Suing NFL for Alleged Collusion

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor It looks like the NFL’s owners will be facing another grievance suit alleging collusion, this time filed by Colin Kaepernick’s former teammate Eric Reid. According to TMZ Sports, Reid has decided...

NFL Legend Jim Brown Says He Wouldn’t Sign Kaepernick

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Jim Brown recently said that if he was a general manager of an NFL team that he wouldn’t sign Colin Kaepernick. Brown, a former Pro Football Hall of Famer for the...

Wasn’t It Sweet Watching Ozzie Newsome Use His Last Ever First-Round Pick on a...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  Isn’t it fitting that Ozzie Newsome would use his last ever first-round draft pick on Lamar Jackson? Just think about it: The very first African-American general manager in NFL history used...

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