Cubs pound Pirates 17-8 at Wrigley Field

By Joseph Phillips Sports writer Chicago Crusader Thanks to two home runs by catcher Wilson Contreras and a clutch grand slam by first baseman Anthony Rizzo in...

Hampton University Marching Band practices at Kenwood High School field in...

By Joseph Phillips, Sports writer Chicago Crusader For the first time in school history, the Kenwood Academy High School Broncos, 5015 S. Blackstone, opened up their field...

The Chicago Football Classic Scholarship Fund, Inc., to pair students with...

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...

Lisa Leslie to Become the 1st Female Athlete to Receive Statue...

By Jay Conner, The Root The Star Plaza outside of the Staples Center in Los Angeles is about to get a little more crowded, as...

NFL kicks off 100th season with free festival in Grant Park...

BY WGN Web Desk and Erik Runge, WGN The NFL is opening its 100th season Thursday with the league's oldest rivalry, Bears against the Packers. To...

Chicago Bears honor football legend and hero Walter Payton with new...

By Joseph Phillips, Sports writer, The Chicago Crusader In honor and celebration of their 100th year anniversary as the National Football League's Charter Franchise, "the Chicago Bears," honored legendary...

Tiger Woods’ designed course will benefit south side

By Joseph G. Phillips, Sports writer, Chicago Crusader Proponents of creating a new professional quality golf course from the 27 holes in Jackson and South...

US Open: Defending Wimbledon champion Simona Halep stunned by Taylor Townsend

By Wayne Coffey, Special for USA TODAY Sports Taylor Townsend, a 116th-ranked qualifier from Atlanta, scored the biggest victory of her career Thursday, knocking Wimbledon...

New Statue At U.S. Open Honors African American Tennis Pioneer Althea...

By Richard Gonzales, NPR In a long overdue tribute to the first African American to break international tennis' color barrier, a new statue of Althea...

Former NFL player Cedric Benson dies in tragic motorcycle accident

Police suspect speed and poor visibility are the cause of the crash into a minivan By Megan Sims, The Grio Former NFL player, Cedric Benson lost...