Tampa Bay Lightning Makes NHL History with All-Black Starting Forward Line

By Vanessa Etienne, People NHL history has been made in Tampa Bay. On Monday night, Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Jon Cooper started three Black forwards...

Bears select Ohio State QB Justin Fields with 11th NFL Draft...

Joseph Phillips, Sports Editor With the 11th pick of the 2021 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears selected Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields on Thursday, April...

Bulls and Blackhawks welcome fans back to United Center Friday

In a recent announcement made by both organizations, the Chicago Bulls and the Chicago Blackhawks said the United Center received permission from city and...

No Action Taken by NWSL in Incident Involving Black Player

By J. Coyden Palmer After a week’s long investigation into an incident involving Chicago Red Stars Defender Sarah Gorden, the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL)...

Game developers’ opportunity to brand game creations with NFL/Skillz

Submissions open ’til May 31 for NFL/Skillz Game Developer Challenge By Joseph G. Phillips, Chicago Crusader Sports Editor The National Football League (NFL) in collaboration with...

Bears select Ohio State QB Justin Fields with 11th NFL Draft...

By Joseph G. Phillips, Crusader Sports Editor With the 11th pick of the 2021 NFL Draft, the Chicago Bears selected Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields...

Westside Basketball stars sign college commitments

On Thursday, April 15, two young men from the West Side Leadership Academy Basketball team made a public commitment for their post-secondary education. Signing with...

Sistah athletes speak their peace for Women’s History Month

By Patrice Nkrumah As the month of March came to a close, the Chicago Crusader and SportsZone Chicago podcast “What’s Up Cuz?!” with hosts Lance...

Cubs beat Brewers 5-3 at Wrigley 

By Joseph Phillips, Sports Editor Chicago Crusader Newspaper  Following a 2-1 series win against the Pittsburgh Pirates over the weekend, the Chicago Cubs defeated the Milwaukee Brewers...

NBA Legend and Lakers Hall of Fame great Elgin Baylor dies...

By Joseph G. Phillips, Chicago Crusader Sports Editor Former NBA legend and Los Angeles Lakers Hall of Fame great Elgin Baylor passed away at the...