Saturday, January 16, 2021

Lou Brock, Hall of Fame baseball player, dies at 81

By Amir Vera and Kevin Dotson, CNN Lou Brock, one of the best hitters and base stealers in baseball history, died Sunday at the age...

Legendary Georgetown coach John Thompson Jr. dies at age 78

ABC Legendary basketball coach John Thompson Jr. has died at the age of 78, according to ESPN. Thompson was the first African-American head coach to win...

Kenny Smith walks off ‘Inside the NBA’ set to show solidarity...

By Frank Pallotta, CNN Business Kenny Smith, one of the hosts of Inside the NBA, walked off the set of the show on Wednesday night. Smith...

Athletes across US sports take a stand, as games are called...

By Jill Martin, Leah Asmelash and David Close, CNN What began as the Milwaukee Bucks' decision to boycott their playoff game following the police shooting...

Lebron James and the Los Angeles Lakers Wear Red ‘Make America...

By Cedric 'BIG CED' Thornton, Black Enterprise Ever since the NBA was planning its return from the coronavirus pandemic that has taken over the world,...

Thunder players all kneel during anthem after threat from Oklahoma lawmaker

By Jason Owens, Yahoo Sports Oklahoma City Thunder players did not heed a lawmaker’s threat about kneeling during the national anthem. All the Thunder players knelt...

WNBA players honor Black women who have died

This move was made as an act of protest and solidarity for the Black Lives Matter movement. By Chinekwu Osakwe, The Grio WNBA players from both...

Baseball is making Black Lives Matter center stage on Opening Day

By Paul P. Murphy, CNN America's pastime is sending a loud message as it begins its condensed season: Black lives matter. For decades, fans have claimed...

Stanley Robinson, former UConn basketball star, found dead at 32

By Alicia Lee, CNN Stanley Robinson, a former star forward for the University of Connecticut's basketball team, has died, the school announced on Wednesday. He had...

The Chicago Crusader and SportsZone Chicago to launch the “What’s Up...

By Joseph Phillips, Crusader Sports Editor The Chicago Crusader in collaboration with SportsZone Chicago, will be launching a new sports talk show titled “What’s Up...