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Donald Sterling OKs Sale of Clippers, Drops Suit

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has officially agreed to sell the team and drop a $1 billion lawsuit against the NBA, his lawyers said Wednesday.

Redskins Name Controversy Heats Up Again

For some in the Native American community and at least 50 Democratic senators, the Redskins' moniker should be banned. It's racist, they said, and many have even labeled the team's name as taboo, one they've refused to verbalize.

Wendell Scott, First Black NASCAR Driver, Posthumously Inducted into Hall of Fame

Wendell Scott, the late African-American race car legend who broke NASCAR's color barrier during the civil rights era, was posthumously inducted Wednesday into the racing association's Hall of Fame in Charlotte.

AIDS Institute Leader Condemns Sterling's Rants

Disgraced Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling publicly stumbled when he attacked NBA Fall of Famer and entrepreneur Ervin "Magic" Johnson and other people living with HIV/AIDS, during a May 12 interview with CNN's Anderson Cooper.

COMMENTARY: As Expected, Clowney Goes First

The 2014 NFL Draft was held on Friday, May 9 at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall.

Washington Redskins Pick Eight in NFL Draft

In a draft where the Washington Redskins quietly acquired eight new players, Michael Sam of the St. Louis Rams will probably go down as being the first openly gay player in the National Football League (NFL).

Sharpton Hails Parsons as Clippers Interim Head

The Rev. Al Sharpton, president and CEO of the New York-based National Action Network has given a thumbs-up on the selection of noted business leader Richard “Dick” Parsons as interim president of the Los Angeles Clippers.

Washington Drops Eastern Conference Semifinals Game 3 to Indiana

Before Washington and Indiana tipped off for Friday’s Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals, an advertisement for season tickets splashed across the Verizon Center’s jumbotron.

Mayweather Wins Majority Decision over Maidana

For a moment, it seemed like Marcos "El Chino" Maidana could do the unthinkable — hand pound-for-pound champion Floyd "Money" Mayweather the first loss of his brilliant career. Only for a moment.

NBA Commissioner Bans Donald Sterling for Life

The NBA has banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life for racist comments, league commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday.

Obama, Sharpton Denounce Racist Comments by Clippers Owner

The backlash against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for purportedly making racist comments about blacks has intensified, with President Obama and several civil rights dignitaries weighing in on the growing scandal.

Remembering 'The Hurricane': Famed Boxer Rubin Carter Dies at 76

Boxing fans may remember Rubin Carter as a fearless and ferocious puncher with a left hook that few opponents had the chin to withstand.

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, 76, Remembered in Death as True Fighter

Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer who spent 19 years in prison for a wrongful murder conviction, died Sunday in Toronto from complications of prostate cancer. He was 76.

Bernard Hopkins Continues to Defy Age

Bernard Hopkins claimed the World Boxing Association and International Boxing Association titles Saturday night as the 49-year-old living legend won a split decision over Beibut Shumenov at the D.C. Armory in Southeast.

Kevin Ollie Makes History as 4th African-American Coach to Win NCAA Tournament

Kevin Ollie, head coach of the University of Connecticut men's basketball team, has pulled off a remarkable feat, becoming just the fourth African-American coach to win the NCAA tournament.