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.
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.
The 2014 NFL Draft was held on Friday, May 9 at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall.
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).
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.
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.
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.
The NBA has banned Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life for racist comments, league commissioner Adam Silver announced Tuesday.
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.
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, 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 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, 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.
Golden Boy Promotions announced Monday the donation of portraits of boxing legends and future Hall of Famers Floyd Mayweather and Bernard Hopkins to the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.
If you're a college hoops fan, it would be an understatement to say the last two weeks have been pure basketball excitement.