By Jordan Greer, Sporting News The NBA's best players are ready for Chicago. Yep, All-Star weekend is finally here. While some basketball fans will be most intrigued by the new structure of the All-Star Game, there should be plenty of highlights from the Rising Stars Game and Saturday night events prior to...
By Joseph Phillips Sportswriter The Boys and Girls Clubs of Chicago in collaboration with Nike are partnering to refurbish the Club's basketball court, locker room and game room areas for the center's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. location, located 2950 W. Washington Blvd., on the Chicago's west-side.. The club is located just 1.5 miles west...
By Joseph Phillips, Sports Editor, Chicago Crusader Newspaper After promising a great fight for her hometown fans in Indiana earlier in the week, Gary’s first boxing champion, “Merciless” Mary McGee delivered on her promise with a 9th round TKO over Australia’s Deanha “The Silencer” Hobbs, on Saturday, February 8, at the...
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 Matt Weyrich, NBC Sports The Redskins are reportedly set to make history by making Jennifer King the first full-time African-American female assistant coach in NFL history. She’d report to head coach Ron Rivera as an offensive assistant, according to ESPN. The news of Washington's interest in hiring King was...
By Joseph Phillips Sportswriter With a mission statement that reads "One Dream, One Passion, One Mission to be the greatest," Gary native and professional boxer Mary "Merciless" McGee said she developed her niche and a love for the sport at the age of 14. Fast forwarded 20 years later, McGee is now...
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 Joseph Phillips Sports Writer, Chicago Crusader In honor of the 69th Annual NBA All Star Game to beheld from February 14 through February 16 in Chicago, Jordan Brand revealed their 2020 NBA All-Star uniforms for players, participants and fans on Thursday, January 23, in a press release. According to the NBA’s...
Officials waive the customary vote' following his tragic death By Alex Raskin, Daily Mail Kobe Bryant will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, bypassing the normal election process following the helicopter crash that claimed his and his daughter's lives, as well as seven others, in California on...
By Joseph Phillips Sports writer Former NBA legend and superstar Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas California, on Sunday, January 26, the Crusader has confirmed. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's department, nine people were on board when the helicopter went down near the city of Calabasas...