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...

Richard Sherman ejected for role in 49ers-Bears brawl after late hit

By Lorenzo Reyes, USA TODAY San Francisco 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman and Chicago Bears receivers Anthony Miller and Josh Bellamy were all ejected in the fourth...

It’s no backhanded compliment to say Gibson was tennis trailblazer

While Althea Gibson became famous for expertly lobbing a tennis ball over a net; it was the color barriers of the time that really...

Special Olympics athletes scrimmage with MV Women’s soccer team

Youthful voices chanted, “Soccer, soccer, soccer,” in the Moraine Valley Community College Cyclone Center on Oct. 6, signaling the end of a scrimmage game...

United Negro College Fund salutes Chicago Football Classic Founders

The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) will salute the co-founders of the Chicago Football Classic – Larry Huggins and brothers Timothy J. Rand and...

Open Letter on the IHSAA Ruling From a Student’s Perspective

Dear IHSAA: The recent ruling by the Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) prohibits every athlete in every sport at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy (TBLA)...

2016 Lakeshore Classic Corporate Basketball Challenge

For high school basketball lovers the 2016 Lakeshore Classic Corporate Basketball Challenge was a riveting display of athletic prowess and sportsmanship as teams competed...

21st Annual Chicago Football Classic creates winners

Morehouse wins with a Hail Mary victory in the final seconds against the Golden Bears Millions pledged to support HBCU education at CFC This year’s...

Whitney Young wins CPS first Tennis State Championship

By Natalie Valles, Chicago Crusader The Whitney M. Young Magnet High School Girls 2017 Tennis team has just become the first Chicago Public School to...

Golf industry aims to diversify “The Game of Kings”

By Michael H. Cottman Steve Mona, CEO of the World Golf Foundation, says strong words about an overwhelmingly white, $70 billion business. “The golf industry should...