By Joseph Phillips, Crusader Sports Writer The Chicago Bulls, in collaboration with BMO Harris Bank, donated 10,000 face coverings to several community partners during the month of June. According to nba.com, the face coverings, recommended by health professionals to help slow the spread of COVID-19, were donated to five local nonprofits...
Major League Baseball will look to kick off the 2020 baseball season on either Thursday July 23rd or Friday July 24th, according to Commissioner of Baseball Robert D. Manfred, Jr. last week. Manfred said Major League Baseball anticipates beginning its 2020 regular season approximately one month from now. “Major League Baseball...
By Joseph Phillips, Sports Editor, The Chicago Crusader Newspaper With a projected launch date on Friday July 31, the NBA are making sure players are receiving the proper testing and proper medical treatment in preparation of future COVID-19 out- breaks. But according to Jeff Zillgitt of USA TODAY, sixteen of the 302...
By Joseph Phillips, Crusader Sports Editor The Chicago Crusader in collaboration with SportsZone Chicago, will be launching a new sports talk show titled “What’s Up Cuz,” featuring Crusader journalist Jason C. Palmer and basketball coaching legend Lance Irvin in July. During a phone interview with the Crusader, both Irvin and Palmer...
By Joseph Phillips, Sports Editor, Chicago Crusader Newspaper With the baseball season on hold due to COVID-19, the White Sox and other MLB teams might be adding a few changes to their current look: “advertisements to their uniforms.” The move could be coming soon, as Major League Baseball and the players’ union...
By Joseph Phillips, Crusader Sports Writer After drafting him with the 16th pick in the first round of the 2020 MLB Draft, the Chicago Cubs signed Mt. Carmel High School short stop prospect Ed Howard to his first ever major league baseball contract this weekend. According to The Bigs Media Network,...
By Joseph Phillips, Crusader Sports Writer Since the successful debut of the 10-part documentary series “The Last Dance” in May, Michael Jordan’s memorabilia has continued to skyrocket through the roof. His most recent item is a game worn jersey from the 1998 Eastern Conference finals. According to a report from TMZ Sports,...
By Joseph Phillips, Crusader Sports Writer In spite of an NBA vote last week to return to play on July 30 in Orlando, Florida, a growing number of players still may have concerns about returning due to the possible spread of COVID-19. According to Bleacher Report, Nets guard Kyrie Irving, who...
By Joseph Phillips, Crusader Sports Writer After hiring African American and Canadian born general manager Marc Eversley in the month of April, the Chicago Bulls might look to hire a new head coach after receiving word from the NBA League Office that their team will not qualify for the 2020...
By Joseph Phillips Sports Editor Known as one of the star players on the 2014 Jackie Robinson West Little League World Series Championship team, Mt. Carmel High School's baseball star player Ed Howard’s dream came true on Wednesday night June 10 in the 2020 MLB Draft. Howard was selected in the...