Name change coming for Washington NFL and Cleveland MLB teams?

More than a dozen Native American leaders and organizations sent a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Monday calling for the league to force the Washington NFL team owner Dan Snyder to change the team name immediately.

L.A. Lakers looking to get back on top after long drought

In recent years, the Los Angeles Lakers have turned from prince to frog and, now, back to prince.

American players hold spotlight in Korean baseball

You’d never guess who’s tearing up the Korean Baseball Organization, or KBO.

Makur Maker chooses Howard University

Well-traveled Makur Maker has selected Howard University for his next basketball stop.

3 more schools exit MEAC

The Mid-Eastern Athletic Con- ference, or MEAC, continues to shrink.

Richard Bland College suspends sports for 2020-21

Richard Bland College athletics are down, but not out.

‘Tip Your Cap’ in honor of 100th anniversary of baseball’s Negro Leagues

A monthlong “Tip Your Cap” campaign hon- oring the formation 100 years ago of baseball’s Negro Leagues got underway June 29.

Price and Betts boost L.A. Dodgers’ World Series dreams

Since the Los Angeles Dodgers’ last World Series championship in 1988, 17 different franchises have won baseball’s top prize. To help snap the drought in Tinseltown, the Dodgers have beefed up its roster with a pair of likely future Hall ...

African-American baseball standouts snapped up in MLB draft

Who will be the Major League Baseball’s nextAfrican- American All-Star?

Claudell Washington, former MLB All-Star, succumbs at 65

Claudell Washington, who was among the youngest players to become an All-Star in Major League Baseball history, has died.

NBA’s Vince Carter ends record 22-season pro career

Vince Carter, among the most dynamic and durable players in NBA history, has announced his retirement.

FBI finds no hate crime in old noose in Bubba Wallace’s NASCAR garage

NASCAR went to Talladega Superspeedway last weekend on heightened alert after Bubba Wallace, its only Black driver, took on an active role in a push for racial equality.

Local high school-to-college talent picked for fantasy ‘Home Sweet Home’ hoops team

With a lull in the sports world, it’s time to announce Richmond’s all-time “Home Sweet Home” basketball team.

Few African-American golfers on PGA tour

When Tiger Woods burst onto the PGA scene in 1997, many expected a deluge of African-American golfers to follow.

Actor Jamie Foxx to play heavyweight champ Mike Tyson in biopic

Jamie Foxx is in the gym muscling up for what he hopes will be a knockout performance.