Eric Dickerson Demands $300k Lifetime Salary for NFL Hall-of-Famers

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor  NFL Hall of Fame running back Eric Dickerson made headlines this week when he announced that he and a group of fellow Hall-of-Famers would be boycotting future Hall ceremonies and...

Tiger Woods Shares Lead Going into Weekend at East Lake

By Doug Ferguson, AP Golf Writer For thousands of fans crammed into every corner of East Lake, it looked as though Tiger Woods was closer than ever to capping off this remarkable comeback season by winning...

Was It Disrespectful for Vontae Davis to Retire Mid Game?

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Buffalo Bills cornerback Vontae Davis, younger brother to Washington NFL star tight end Vernon Davis, shocked his entire team Sunday when he quit during halftime of the Bills’ matchup against...

Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Says Rematch with Pacquiao Will Happen This Year, But Are Fans...

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor Floyd Mayweather, Jr. announced Saturday that he plans on coming out of retirement again, this time to fight Manny Pacquiao in a rematch. Mayweather used his personal Instagram account to make...

Chasing the High: Will Josh Gordon Play Again in NFL?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk If you’re a fan of just plain football talent and ability, then you like ex-Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon. If you’re an avid rule-follower plus...

Another Viewpoint – Like Kaepernick, Serena Williams Exposed An Ugly Prejudice Still Exists In...

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO Colin Kaepernick and Serena Williams have something in common: They both have recently used their platform at the top of the world of sports to fight injustice. Colin has...

Louisiana City Mayor Backtracks on Citywide Nike Ban After Facing Criticism

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor A Louisiana city mayor who banned the purchase and use of all Nike products after Colin Kaepernick was signed to a Nike endorsement deal retracted his order after facing widespread...

Celtics Jabari Bird Domestic Violence Troubles

By Malcolm Lemmons, Special to the AFRO Boston Celtics guard Jabari Bird just signed his first full-time NBA contract. Unfortunately, he might not be seeing the floor anytime soon. Bird was arraigned in Brighton District Court this...

Mack Off to Good Start, Bears Try to Rebound Against Seattle

By ANDREW SELIGMAN, AP Sports Writer LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Khalil Mack sat out offseason workouts and the preseason, had just one week to learn a new system following a blockbuster trade, and still...

Serena Williams Talks Fashion, Not Fouls at Las Vegas Event

By KEN RITTER, Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Serena Williams talked about her fashion business and her family, but not tennis fouls during a Friday appearance before a business trade group in Las Vegas. The...

Saints’ Onyemata Fined $40.1K for 2 Roughing Passer Calls

By The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Two illegal hits cost David Onyemata more than he made for playing in New Orleans' season opener. The Saints defensive tackle was fined $40,108 by the NFL on...

Anchor Who Called Trump a White Supremacist Leaving ESPN

By PAT EATON-ROBB, AP Sports Writer BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Outspoken ESPN personality Jemele Hill announced Friday that she is leaving the company after 12 years as a commentator, anchor, reporter and writer. Hill attracted attention...

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