By Robert Cassidy, News Day Patrick Day is almost too nice of a guy to be a fighter. Known just as much for his smile as his ample boxing skills, Day is “fighting for his life” in a Chicago hospital after suffering a brutal 10th-round knockout on Saturday at Wintrust...
Crusader staff report A pep rally at NBC. Several rounds of golf. Tailgate parties. A proclamation from the mayor’s office. They are among a string of events that are beefing up the week of the Chicago Football Classic as part of an effort to generate excitement and boost turnout for the...
The 22-year-old Detroit native said she lives by the saying “be so good they can’t ignore you.” By Alanna Vagianos, Huffington Post Toni Harris is tackling barriers left and right. The football player just became the first woman in history to receive a non-kicker football scholarship. Harris, a free safety, played football...
Surpassing the $1.5MM awarded in scholarships during the 2018 Football Classic HBCU College Fair will be a key goal for this year On Saturday, September 14, 2019, at Soldier Field, the Chicago Football Classic Scholarship Fund, Inc. will host the 22nd Annual Chicago Football Classic between two iconic institutions of...
  By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader Black History Month is about to get very interesting, On the other side of the globe is a fresh crop of Black athletes on a mission to break racial barriers in sports that for decades were not popular among people of color. With the socio-economic...
The Western Michigan Men's Soccer team and head coach Chad Wiseman announced the addition of six future Broncos on January 16. Brennan Creek, Daryl Newell, Dylan Sing, Jordan Walker, Max Keenan and Charlie Sharp have made commitments to WMU and will be eligible to compete for the Brown and Gold...
By Joseph Phillips, Crusader Sports Editor Chicago Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward donated $200,000 last week to families who have suffered from the COVID-19 outbreak. The 2016 World Series Champion and five-time Golden Glove winner is the latest athlete to donate funds to families impacted by the virus. Heyward agency, Excel...
By Joseph Phillips Sports Writer The Chicago Bulls, in collaboration with the Chicago Park District and Zenni Optical, (the Bulls’ first-ever jersey patch sponsor and Official Eyewear Partner), hosted an event titled “Framing the Future,” on Thursday afternoon December 12, at Fosco Park, 1312 S. Racine Ave. The group launched a pep...
"Jackson Park Wolfpack" qualifies for Nationals. Now they need our help before Dec. 7th! By Joseph Phillips Sports writer The Southside Wolfpack Youth Football Team celebrated its 22nd season in style after a huge win over several opponents in the city to help qualify for the Nationals, but most recently their joy...
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....