20 Black and Hispanic Players Sign Baseball Letters of Intent

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader In a scene that would have made Satchel Paige, Minnie Minoso and Jackie Robinson proud, 20 minority baseball players...

Raby and Phillips Guaranteed Trophies in State Football Playoffs

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader For the first time in history, two Chicago Public League teams have made it to the semifinal round...

Houston Texans owner: ‘We can’t have the inmates running the prison’

By Erick Johnson During an intense meeting at the NFL headquarters in New York, Houston Texans owner Bob McNair said “We can’t have the inmates...

Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep’s New Stadium

The Pullman and Roseland neighborhoods celebrated the opening of the Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory School’s new $3 million state-of-the-art multi-sport stadium and the momentum...

First Step basketball season begins with another round of tryouts

One of Chicago’s oldest independent basketball programs, ‘First Step’ is embarking on its 16th season with open tryouts for travel teams from grades third...

The Chicago Football Classic at Soldier Field

The pride and cultural legacy of the Chicago Football Classic (CFC) will fully be on display on Saturday, September 30, Soldier Field at 3:30...

Detective Alexander Jones brings home Gold with Team Indiana

Gary Police Department’s own Detective Alexander Jones traveled to Los Angeles, California with Team Indiana to compete in the World Police and Fire Games....

COLIN’S CAPERS AND THE NFL

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...

Teens and police unite for 5-on-5 basketball tournament

Teenagers from seven different communities within Thornton Township teamed together with police officers in the first annual Taste of Thornton Township Basketball Tournament as...

Gary for Life Basketball League Tuesdays and Thursdays

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...