Indiana Fever extend WNBA record by clinching 12th playoff berth

The Indiana Fever (16-15) have clinched a berth in the 2016 WNBA Playoffs presented by Verizon, by virtue of a tonight’s win at Washington....

Chicago Football Classic Week beefed up

Crusader staff report A pep rally at NBC. Several rounds of golf. Tailgate parties. A proclamation from the mayor’s office. They are among a string of...

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....

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...

Tamika Catchings announces new website, Legacy Tour and shoe design contest

Catchings, who hopes to match a USA Basketball record with a fourth gold medal in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in August, will launch TamikaCatchings.com...

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...

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...

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...

Cubs and Sox Fans Feisty as Ever During World Series

By Patrice Nkrumah, Chicago Crusader By all means the city’s rival baseball teams’ fans are civil to one another except during the annual battle for...

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...