A Spiritual, Mental and Physical Journey to Losing 187 pounds in...

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Losing weight and changing to living a healthy lifestyle can be one of the toughest challenges one can take...

Gary’s Steel City Superstars to compete in national pom-pom competition

By Louise Scott, Gary Crusader Tami Reynolds, a teacher at Gary Lighthouse Charter School, started the Steel City Superstars in 2000 as an activity for...

PHOTOS: Marshall’s girls take an easy win over Schurz

Marshall's girls take an easy win over Schurz in preseason play. Marshall record is to 2-0. Worsom Robinson/For Chicago Crusader

George Taliaferro, first African-American ever taken in NFL draft, dies at...

By Zach Osterman, Indianapolis Star George Taliaferro, an All-American at Indiana and a trailblazer for African-Americans in football, has died. He was 91. A cornerstone of...

White athlete with just one medal wins over Shani Davis to...

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader Chicago’s Shani Davis, one of America’s most decorated gold medal-champion in the Winter Olympics, lost the opportunity to carry the...

Chicago mourns death of basketball player Zeke Upshaw

The Mac Irvin Fire basketball program and Irvin family send their heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and teammates of former Fire player Zeke...

PUT A RING ON IT

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader The championship trophy has been awarded. Celebrations all over Chicago have been held. Scholarships have been offered. The only thing...

Four Chicagoans among Top 20 WNBA Players in History

By J. Coyden Palmer When the WNBA celebrated their 20th Anniversary earlier this week, they also released a list of the Top 20 players in...

Public indoor track facility at Gately Park

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael Kelly joined After School Matters, Exelon Corporation, local and state officials and community members...

CPS Girl’s Basketball Makes History

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader For decades CPS boys basketball teams have had a consistent presence in the state finals. But this year the...