MLK holiday—It’s what it means to you

According to The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport, the NBA was estimated to be 74.3 percent Black during the 2015-16 season. The institute, at the University of Central Florida, estimated that 69.7 percent of this season’s NFL players ...

Employing activism, sports figures can alter the course of this nation

Utilizing their wealth and vast media platforms, sports figures can alter the course of this nation by ardently engaging in the upcoming midterm campaigns and accompanying elections to help loosen the Republican stronghold in the House and regain a Democratic ...

Nigeria continues to make Olympic history

Simidele Adeagbo has had significant achievements in her life as an All-American in track and field at the University of Kentucky and as a Nike executive.

Fraser brings Brooklyn swagger to College Park

The nationally ranked University of Maryland women’s basketball team is filled with talented, driven players.

Miracle in Minnesota sweeps Vikings into NFC Championship Game

If any Minnesota Vikings player or coach was skeptical regarding the notion of miracles, their disbelief has vanished as dramatically as the New Orleans Saints’ late game lead this past Sunday.

New England delivers and prepares for their seventh consecutive AFC Chip 

The only thing that could have been more shocking than the results of this weekend’s NFL postseason games, the AFC Divisional rounds, would have been the Tennessee Titans defeating the New England Patriots to advance to the AFC Championship this ...

Will the Knicks’ long road trip be an unlikely cure for their ills?

In his 15-year NBA playing career with the Phoenix Suns, Philadelphia 76ers and Utah Jazz, Knicks head coach Jeff Hornacek experienced the capacity a long road trip can build.

Despite some adversity, Brooklyn does have some bright spots

With the Miami Heat in the building tomorrow and a five-game road trip beginning in Detroit against the Pistons Sunday, followed by Russell Westbrook, Paul George and Carmelo Anthony in Oklahoma City Tuesday, the Brooklyn Nets...

Simone Biles says she, too, was abused by former USA team doctor

On the eve of former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar’s sentencing for sexually abusing girls in his care, American gymnast Simone Biles has come forward to say me, too.

Tennessee vs. New England, Jacksonville vs. Pittsburgh—It’s on in the AFC!

At the beginning of the NFL season, the Kansas City Chiefs were ranked with this season’s most elite teams.

Eagles look to prove they can win without star QB Wentz

Before tearing his left anterior cruciate ligament Dec. 10 against the Los Angeles Rams, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz was widely considered to be the leading candidate for NFL MVP.

African-Americans etched historic mark on U.S. Olympic speed skating team

Speed skating, like most Winter Olympic sports, has long been devoid of sizable representation by African-Americans and people of color.

Ewing returns home-with a brand new start

Patrick Ewing has entered Madison Square Garden as a college basketball player, a New York Knick for 15 years, an opposing player for two and as an opposing assistant NBA coach for another 15.

LIU becoming more competitive

Although the Long Island University women’s basketball team hasn’t yet reached .500, there is still reason for optimism.

Fordham hoops in fine form

Frigid cold winter temperatures cannot dim the competitive fires of the women of Fordham University basketball.