Apostolic Faith Church hosts Golf Outing to support local youth

All Golfers are invited to tee up and participate in the Apostolic Faith Church 10th Annual Golf Outing, which funds the church’s Summer Enrichment...

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....

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)...

World Vision to hold 6K walk to bring clean water to...

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader Josephine Hamb Robinson, partner coordinator with World Vision US Program Chicago, a Christian humanitarian organization that partners with churches in...

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...

Blacks power America to the top in Rio

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader The gold rush is on. On Wednesday, a trio of sistas from America executed a clean sweep in the 100-meter hurdles...

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...

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...

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...

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...