CBS News When hotel security video surfaced last month showing Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt in a physical fight with a woman, it reminded many people of another incident involving NFL player Ray Rice nearly five years ago. In February 2014, the former Baltimore Ravens running back was seen...
Nearly 15 years after he began his educational journey, Indianapolis native and NBA star George Hill is an IUPUI college graduate. The starting point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers took time out of his playoff schedule to travel to his hometown and participate in commencement ceremonies. In his commencement address,...
African American athletes have long been the darlings of American society. It didn’t start out that way, however. Back around the early part of the last century the great Jack Johnson boxed his way to glory. He bucked the system and even flaunted his white lover. Jackie Robinson broke barriers...
CHICAGO (WLS) -- Five Chicago Bears players have been voted into the 2019 Pro Bowl, the team announced Tuesday. The Bears selected are outside linebacker Khalil Mack, defensive tackle Akiem Hicks, defensive backs Eddie Jackson and Kyle Fuller, and return specialist Tarik Cohen. This is the most players selected for the Bears...
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...
Music and laughter filled the Fitness and Recreation Center at Purdue University Northwest as student athletes played their favorite sports to raise money for pediatric cancer research. Donations were collected for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, which funds pediatric cancer research. The foundation began in 2005 after the death of Alexandra...
Sharon Coolidge, Mark Curnutte and Bob Strickley, The Cincinnati Enquirer A Facebook post from a black officer in this city's police department is under review Thursday after the officer commented that white officers are "looking for a reason to kill a black man." It wasn't immediately known when Freddie Vincent made...
The Gary for Life Basketball League has been burning up the court on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Hudson-Campbell Fitness Center. The League’s inaugural season of exciting basketball kicked off on July 13th and will end August 17th. Gary for Life is sponsoring this first youth and adult basketball league...
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...
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...