Some things YOU need to know about the Chicago Football Classic

By Andrea Smith Hey there Chicago sports fans—it’s time to get ready for some Football!! The 19th Annual Chicago Football Classic (CFC) is just a...

NBA Super Star Isiah Thomas reveals heartbreaking childhood

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader When Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. recently honored retired NBA super star Isiah Thomas, he and scores of people were...

19th Annual Chicago Football Classic to heat up Soldier Field

By Andrea Smith, CFC Correspondent The temperatures in the City of Chicago are hotter than hot right now, and on Saturday, September 10, 2016, there...

Inaugural Golf Invitational at Jackson Park Golf Course Sept 29

The Jackson Park Golf Association (JPGA) is set to host its Inaugural Golf Invitational, Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the historic Jackson Park Golf...

Retired Major League Baseball Player LaTroy Hawkins gives Gary recognition

By Giavonni Nickson How does a city give birth to a champion? LaTroy Hawkins answered this question during his keynote address at the 11th Annual Lakeshore...

Volleyball tourney raises money in honor of Cancer Awareness

By Carmen M. Woodson-Wray, Gary Crusader There were two very important people in the life of 21st Century Charter School Varsity Volleyball Coach Markeysha Coleman....

“We Are ALL IN” with the Chicago Football Classic says National...

By Andrea Smith “We are ALL IN!” That declaration of a new partnership between the National Pan-Hellenic Council of Chicago and the Chicago Football Classic...

South Shore Drill Team in Chicago Football Classic

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader They’re back. Thousands of spectators who missed the South Shore Drill Team in the Bud Billiken Parade will see the group...

The Chicago Football Classic: It’s a different world

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader It was one fine Saturday afternoon at Solider Field a year ago. Kanye West’s “Gold Digger” thumped as old friends...

Sweet smell of Rose turns sour as star traded to New...

By Patrice Nkrumah, Chicago Crusader On the same day when one million people gathered to pay homage to their hometown hero LeBron James in Cleveland...