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...

Unifying Purdue Northwest campuses select future nickname and mascot

DARIEN THOMPSON, 10, holds the ball as the No. 14 Purdue University Calumet women’s basketball team overcame a slow shooting start with a strong...

Orr Wins First State Title in School History

By Patrice Nkrumah, Chicago Crusader While the student population at Orr Academy has plummeted to 376 students, the basketball culture at the West Side school...

“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...

Bears and NFL criticized over national anthem policy

U.S. Representative Robin Kelly (IL-02), along with U.S. Representatives Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), Congressmen Bobby Rush (IL-01) and Danny Davis (IL-07), sent a letter to...

Purdue Calumet’s Sebree earns CCAC Player of the Week Honors

After an outstanding offensive performance in his final two games of the season that led to two Peregrine victories, Purdue Calumet junior guard LaBradford...

An Adult’s ‘Clerical Error’ Threatens a Girl’s High School Hoop Dreams

By Kevin Draper, New York Times Appeals to state boards and outcries from some of the most prominent voices in the sport have not been...

Holiday Traditions Program at National Lakeshore

The community is invited to celebrate “Holiday Traditions in the Dunes” on Saturday, December 5, from 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Indiana Dunes...

Public indoor track facility at Gately Park

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Park District General Superintendent Michael Kelly joined After School Matters, Exelon Corporation, local and state officials and community members...

Community encouraged to support next Ms. Basketball

DANA EVANS THE star player of the Gary West Lady Cougars continues to dazzle hoop fans with her exploits of the court. Recently she...