This is the first of an eight-part series that breaks down every division in the NFL before the kickoff of the 2011 season on Sept. 8. Today we preview the AFC North. Our next preview tomorrow will focus on the AFC East Baltimore Ravens (12-4 last season). Losing popular vets Derrick Mason, Todd Heap, Willis […]

Social networking has definitely changed sports for the fan as well as the athlete. Fans can follow the lives of their favorite players and subsequently, the stars can stay connected to their fan base when they’re not in action. Everybody’s tweeting nowadays, from President Barack Obama to Papa John’s Pizza. Here are the top 10 […]

Some pro athletes are magnets to trouble. Consciously or unconsciously, it seems they’re always causing bad things to happen to themselves as well as to the people around them. Here are nine of the biggest troublemakers in sports over the years. Please read, enjoy and in the comments share a list of your top problem […]

PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Women’s Soccer team’s World Cup finals appearance did not only inspire the nation, it inspired an inner-city girls team in the heart of Philadelphia. The Anderson Monarchs gathered on a couch, relishing in the sports spectacle, stimulated by the team’s profound showmanship. The predominantly African-American team is coached by Walter Stewart, […]

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Roy Williams can breathe a little easier after the $76,000 engagement ring he sent to ex-girlfriend Brooke Daniels was returned to him a month after she declined his proposal. A signed affidavit by Williams said that when he initially asked for the ring back, Daniels said she had lost it. But […]

ARLINGTON, Texas–A man fell out of the stands 20 feet to the ground while reaching for a baseball thrown his way during a Texas Rangers’ game Thursday night. He landed behind a 14-foot-high wall that has a video board that shows replays and scores from other games. The fan was rushed to a Fort Worth […]

Six-time NBA champion Scottie Pippen caused a stir among sports fans Friday morning after saying LeBron James may be better than his longtime teammate and five-time league MVP Michael Jordan. “Michael Jordan is probably the greatest scorer to ever play in the game,” Pippen said, “but I may go so far as to say that […]

The New York Times sits down with basketball greats Dwayne Wade, Allen Iverson, Tim Hardaway and Pearl Monroe to  breaks down “The Crossover” one of the games most effective offensive weapons. “I used to always tell my friends ‘when I get on that stage, I’m going to try my move on the best…” ~Allen Iverson […]

Rick Adelman, who led the Rockets to their only playoff series win in 17 years and a franchise record 22-game winning streak, will not return as Rockets coach, a person with knowledge of the decision said Monday. After consecutive seasons in which the Rockets failed to reach the playoffs, Adelman and Rockets general manager Daryl […]

Texas A&M Aggies Coach, Gary Blair joined Roland Martin on the Tom Joyner Morning Show to discuss how massive cuts in education spending are affecting Title IX programs and women’s sports. LISTEN:

Marion Jones was the fastest woman on earth; her name was mentioned among some of the greatest track and field athletes of all time. Jones won five medals at the 2000 Sidney Olympic Games. But it all came crashing down based upon telling a lie to a federal investigation, landing her in prison for six […]

This week, a judge in Chicago gave NBA star Dwayne Wade sole custody of his two sons. The decision was made after a prolonged legal battle between Wade and his ex-wife, Siohvaughn. The boys are currently 8 and 3 years old. Wade has argued that his ex-wife has become violent toward him and falsely accused […]