By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader For the first time in history, two Chicago Public League teams have made it to the semifinal round of the state football playoffs, ensuring they will bring home a trophy. Wendell Phillips Academy defeated Lemont 15-3 last weekend to advance in 5A, while Al...

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  JB Pritzker has come a long way to earn the Crusader’s endorsement as the next governor of Illinois. His running mate, state Rep. Juliana Stratton is the perfect choice for a candidate who seeks to serve low-income neighborhoods where incumbent Bruce Rauner has failed miserably in the last four...
By J. Coyden Palmer Chicago State Athletic Director Christopher Zorich resigned from his position last week the Crusader has learned. Zorich, a former Chicago Bears defensive tackle, came to CSU in May of 2018 after signing a reported three-year contract for $135,000 per year. Previously he was the athletic director...
Marshall's girls take an easy win over Schurz in preseason play. Marshall record is to 2-0. Worsom Robinson/For Chicago Crusader
After being shot five times in the month of March, former Simeon basketball star Kezo Brown returns to score 31 points in his ABA debut By Joseph Phillips Sports Writer Thanks to 31 points, 11 assist, four rebounds and two steals by former Simeon basketball standout Kezo Brown, the Chicago Angels defeated the Libertyville Vipers...
By Joseph Phillips, Sports Writer, Chicago Crusader Not since the year 2013 has the NFL seen the amazing rise of the Black starting quarterbacks who are now leading their teams on the football field every Sunday afternoon. And, by the way, please don’t forget Monday night or Thursday night football either. Those 10...
By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Losing weight and changing to living a healthy lifestyle can be one of the toughest challenges one can take on. Doing it over a period of 10 months and losing the equivalent of weight as another above average sized human being seems almost impossible....
Forget about the glitz and glossy images of South Beach. The Super Bowl will once again be held in Miami Gardens, a predominately Black city that for years has been on the sidelines watching affluent towns in South Florida reap big bucks from fancy hotels, lavish parties and round-the-clock...
By J. Coyden Palmer When the WNBA celebrated their 20th Anniversary earlier this week, they also released a list of the Top 20 players in league history. Chicago was well represented with four local players making the list and two additional players with Chicago ties. Leading the way were Chicago...
The Mac Irvin Fire basketball program and Irvin family send their heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and teammates of former Fire player Zeke Upshaw, who was pronounced dead this morning in Michigan, two days after he collapsed during an NBA G League game. “He was one of the best shooters...