By Lorenzo Reyes, USA TODAY San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman and Chicago Bears receivers Anthony Miller and Josh Bellamy were all ejected in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game after a late attempted tackle against Chicago quarterback Mitchell Trubisky caused a fight. With 5:39 left in the game on a third-and-5 play,...
Governor Eric J. Holcomb and fitness icon Jake Steinfeld announced nominations are now open for Indiana schools to apply for a $100,000 DON’T QUIT!® fitness center from the National Foundation for Governors’ Fitness Councils (NFGFC). “We are determined to improve the health of Hoosiers and a great way to do...
By Andrea Smith “We are ALL IN!” That declaration of a new partnership between the National Pan-Hellenic Council of Chicago and the Chicago Football Classic has the unfulfilled destinies of thousands of students in the Chicago area in their sights. “We have often heard the quote, ‘if not now, when;...
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...

Golden Champions

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader While some smashed records, others made history. Some turned into overnight trailblazers by becoming the first Black in their sport to win a gold medal. As the games end, the celebrations begin in Black America. The 2016 Summer Olympics is over, but many across the nation...
By Chris Bumbaca, USA Today Baseball Hall of Famer Joe Morgan died Sunday at his home in California due to a non-specified polyneuropathy, his family announced. He was 77. Morgan played 22 seasons in the big leagues from 1963-1984. Although he began his career with the Houston Astros when they were...
The Gary Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. will host its Annual Scholarship Golf Outing and Golf Shirts & Sundresses Day Party on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at the South Gleason Park Golf Course located at 3400 Jefferson Street in Gary, IN. The Scholarship Golf Outing has a...
By Frank Schwab, Yahoo Sports Days before the Pro Football Hall of Fame welcomes a new class, it lost one of its members to cancer. Chris Doleman, who had a 15-year career that was spent with the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Falcons and San Francisco 49ers, died Tuesday after a battle with...
By Giavonni Nickson Six-time Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star Kenny Lofton delivered a keynote address during the 12th annual Gary Chamber of Commerce Corporate Luncheon at the Majestic Star Casino. Chamber President and CEO Chuck Hughes welcomed elected officials, Mayor-Elect Jerome Prince, Senator Eddie Melton, State Representative Earl Harris, East Chicago...
On Sunday, September 11, 2016 at the Indianapolis Colts season opener, Governor Mike Pence and First Lady Karen Pence honored Indiana Olympians who competed in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. “We are so proud to have watched our Indiana Olympians compete on the world stage at...