Orioles Cut Payroll, Trade Villar and Likely $10M Salary

By DAVID GINSBURG AP Sports Writer BALTIMORE (AP) — The rebuilding Baltimore Orioles further slashed their slim salary payroll by trading infielder Jonathan Villar to Miami on Monday for minor league pitcher Easton Lucas. Villar played...

Lamar Jackson throws 5 TD passes, Ravens rout Rams 45-6

By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lamar Jackson matched his career high with five touchdown passes and ran for 95 yards in another splendid all-around performance, as the Baltimore Ravens routed...

Surging Ravens Visit LA Rams for Monday Night Showdown

By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean McVay and the Los Angeles Rams know what it's like to redefine how the NFL looks at offensive football, so they appreciate what Lamar...

Lenny Moore Statue One Step Closer

By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, syoes@afro.com GOAT (Greatest Of All-Time) lists are inherently debatable, but the argument regarding the greatest NFL running backs of all-time is less controversial. The consensus of most is Jim Brown was...

Bill Russell Finally Accepts Basketball Hall of Fame Ring

By The Associated Press Bill Russell finally accepted his Basketball Hall of Fame ring. The 11-time NBA champion, five-time MVP, Olympic gold medalist and two-time NCAA champ said on Twitter on Nov. 15 that he was...

Another Viewpoint

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO NFL, NBA, MLB AND NHL are all acronyms for the professional teams that occupy the mind and eyes of us sports junkies. If you don't get enough of...

Lamar’s In The House!

By David Ginsburg, Associated Press  It’s time to take the Baltimore Ravens seriously as a Super Bowl contender. Their 14-point victory in Seattle two weeks ago put them in the discussion, and no further evidence is necessary...

Nationals Championship Celebration Brings Love To an Ailing City

By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, mgray@afro.com For a few hours in the shadow of the Canadian Embassy and the United States Capitol, the Washington Nationals World Series championship celebration personified what makes America great. Fans...

Tiger Woods Ties PGA Record for Most Wins

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Tiger Woods’ fantastic year continued in Japan, where he set another record. The 43-year-old captured the Zozo Championship in Japan with a dominating wire-to-wire victory and tying Hall...

Kenyans Take Men’s, Women’s NYC Marathons

By Jake Seiner, AP Sports Writer Joyciline Jepkosgei arrived in New York with a modest goal for her first marathon ever. "My focus was to finish the race," she said, a gold medal hanging around her neck. Not...

2nd Sister of NBA Player Killed in Baltimore

By The Associated Press The second sister of NBA player Reggie Bullock was shot and killed in Baltimore, five years after his first sister was stabbed to death in the city. News sources report Baltimore police say...

Another View Point

By Tim Lacy, Special to the AFRO Everybody in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Area, whether you’re a baseball fan or not, are aware that the Washington Nationals are participating in the World Series for the...

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