Hampton defeats Howard at 2019 Chicago Football Classic

By Joseph Phillips In the Battle of the Real "HU," Hampton University prevailed over Howard University 41-20 in the 22nd Annual Chicago Football Classic September...

Darvish K’s record 8 straight batters in Cubs 4-2 loss to...

By Joseph Phillips, Sports Writer Chicago Crusader In spite of 13 strikeouts and one walk by pitcher Yu Darvish, the Chicago Cubs fell to the Cincinnati Reds...

Chicago Cubs Kris Bryant named National League Player of The Week

By Joseph Phillips, Sports writer Chicago Crusader After batting .500 with five homers and 13 RBIs last weekend, Major League Baseball named Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant...

Schwarber swings hot bat as Cubs earn fifth win in a...

By Joseph Phillips, Sports Writer Chicago Crusader Kyle Schwarber hit his 37th home run of the season in a 8-2 Cubs victory over their NL Central rivals Cincinnati...

Military veteran and sports enthusiast impacts African American history

By J. G. Phillips As a civil rights leader, military veteran, sports enthusiast, educator and advocate for social justice, Hyde Park resident Dr. James W....

Cubs pound Pirates 17-8 at Wrigley Field

By Joseph Phillips Sports writer Chicago Crusader Thanks to two home runs by catcher Wilson Contreras and a clutch grand slam by first baseman Anthony Rizzo in...

Hampton University Marching Band practices at Kenwood High School field in...

By Joseph Phillips, Sports writer Chicago Crusader For the first time in school history, the Kenwood Academy High School Broncos, 5015 S. Blackstone, opened up their field...

The Chicago Football Classic Scholarship Fund, Inc., to pair students with...

Surpassing the $1.5MM awarded in scholarships during the 2018 Football Classic HBCU College Fair will be a key goal for this year On Saturday, September...

Chicago Sky prevail over Phoenix Mercury 105-76 in first round of...

By Joseph Phillips, Sports Writer Chicago Crusader In the first round of the 2019 WNBA Playoffs, the Chicago Sky dominated the Phoenix Mercury 105-76 on their...

Kenwood’s football team falls to De La Salle 14-7 on the...

By  Crusader Staff  Report The Kenwood Broncos football team fell to the De La Salle Meteors 14-7 on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019. It was the...