LeSean McCoy’s Ex Backtracks Off Accusations

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor The woman who accused NFL star LeSean McCoy of sending goons over to rob her may be backtracking a tad on her accusation. According to a CBS News report, Tanya Mitchell,...

Williams Falls to Kerber in Wimbledon Grand Slam Showdown

By Howard Fenrich, AP Tennis Writer Angelique Kerber was not about to be overwhelmed by the setting or the stakes in this Wimbledon final. She knew exactly what to expect — and what to do —...

DMV’s Reed to Play in MLB Futures Game

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO San Diego Padres minor league outfield prospect Buddy Reed is the personification of Major League Baseball’s urban initiative.  He is a former three-sport athlete who gravitated to baseball...

Ex-Knicks Star Charles Oakley Arrested at Las Vegas Casino

By REGINA GARCIA CANO, The Associated Press Former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley is being accused of gambling fraud after a wager at a Las Vegas casino last weekend, casino regulators said July 12. Oakley was...

Serena Williams Nears 8th Wimbledon Title

By The Associated Press Yes, this will be Serena Williams' 10th Wimbledon final. Yes, it's her 30th title match at any major. And, well, sure, she's widely regarded as not just the best of her...

FBI Investigation Proves Maryland’s Not Ready for Big Time

By Mark F. Gray, Special to the AFRO The University of Maryland’s basketball program was supposed to have landed a gem when highly recruited prospect Diamond Stone chose to play for the Terps.  But after his...

Former UCLA basketball Player Billy Knight Found Dead

By The Associated Press Authorities say former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight has died in Phoenix. The Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office hasn't released a cause of death. Phoenix police say Knight's body was found on a...

NFL Player Sues Rape Accuser Over Lost Endorsement

By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Oakland Raiders cornerback Gareon Conley is suing a woman who accused him of rape last year to recover a “fortune” that he claims she cost him. According to court documents obtained...

Bulls Match 4-Year Contract Offer for Zach LaVine

By TIM REYNOLDS, AP Basketball Writer LAS VEGAS (AP) — Zach LaVine is staying in Chicago, with one of the biggest deals of free agency this summer now complete. The Bulls on Sunday formally matched the...

Tyler Honeycutt, Former NBA Player Dead after Police Confrontation, Said to Be Troubled

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former coach and family friend of onetime Sacramento Kings and UCLA basketball player Tyler Honeycutt says he had grown increasingly concerned about the young man before...

Can the Wizards Crack 50 Wins with Dwight Howard?

By Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley, AFRO Sports Desk The Washington Wizards haven’t won 50 games in a season in 40 years. Poetically fitting, the last time the franchise won 50 games was during the...

We All Can’t Wait to See L.A.Bron in Action

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO LeBron James is starting to understand what MLB Hall of Famer Yogi Berra meant when he uttered the yogyism, "It's like deja vu all over again!" When LeBron departed Cleveland...

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