Another Viewpoint: African-American Quarterbacks in the NFL

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO Few people know the history of African-American quarterbacks in the NFL. This question has come to me, and I thought it to be a good idea to share. ...

James’ Dunk Lifts Lakers to 107-106 Win Over Hawks

By BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyson Chandler had quite a week with the Lakers. Plucked from last-place Phoenix, Chandler played a key defensive role in his first three games with his new...

Documentary to Feature School Backed by LeBron James

By The Associated Press AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio school backed by NBA star LeBron James will be the subject of a feature-length documentary. The Akron Beacon Journal reports the Akron Public Schools has approved...

AP Source: Jimmy Butler Going to 76ers From Minnesota

By DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer Jimmy Butler has his wish: He's out of Minnesota. And just like that, Philadelphia has a new Big Three — one that could make serious noise in the Eastern Conference. A...

Taylor, Douglas, Boozer Among Latest Black College HOF Class

By The Associated Press John Taylor from Delaware State and Hugh Douglas from Central State are among the seven new inductees to the Black College Football Hall of Fame. Joining Taylor and Douglas in the 10th...

Roger Federer Defends Serena Williams’ Catsuit, but Said She “Went Too Far” Blowing Up...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Roger Federer recently came to the defense of fellow tennis star Serena Williams on the U.S. Tennis Association banning her from wearing the all black catsuit she sported during the...

Is DC’s New NBA G League Team “Washington Go-Go” Appreciating or Appropriating DC’s Black...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor The Washington Wizards’ new NBA G League team, the Capital City Go-Go, launched its inaugural season, Nov. 3, in a game against the Greensboro Swarm in D.C.’s New Entertainment and...

Cavs Sign Drew to New Coaching Contract for Rest of Season

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Larry Drew's awkward impasse with the Cleveland Cavaliers is over. The team relented to Drew's requests by restructuring his contract and signing him to be their coach for...

49ers Cheerleader Kneels During Anthem. Will She Lose Her Job?

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor A cheerleader for the San Francisco 49ers took a knee during the playing of the National Anthem prior to the start of a game against the Oakland Raiders Nov. 1. The...

Which Wizard Gets Traded First?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Writers Mired in an early season collapse, the Washington Wizards are a few more blunders away from clearing house and listening to the sounds of the Capital...

Minnesota Timberwolves Unveil Prince-Inspired Uniform

By The Associated Press CHANHASSEN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves are paying tribute to Prince with a purple-highlighted uniform. The team Thursday unveiled Prince-inspired City Edition uniforms. The new look uniforms were created in collaboration...

Hill Returns to TV Post-ESPN with ‘Shut Up and Dribble’

By JOE REEDY, AP Sports Writer Jemele Hill's first couple months since leaving ESPN have been busy. There have been speaking engagements, writing for The Atlantic and starting to set up her own production company. What Hill...

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