Dana Evans chooses the Louisville “Cards”

The dynamic West Side Leadership Academy point guard, who commands the floor at only 5-foot-6 inches, announced at a Sept. 27 press conference her...

Highlights of the Chicago Football Classic

Crusader staff report When the rain cleared, the battle began. When the sun went down, Central State University went with it in style while Clark...

Governor, First Lady honor 2016 Indiana Olympians at Lucas Oil Stadium

On Sunday, September 11, 2016 at the Indianapolis Colts season opener, Governor Mike Pence and First Lady Karen Pence honored Indiana Olympians who competed...

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....

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...

CFC name change is a game changer

What’s in a name? Everything. For 18 years, the Chicago Football Classic has taken place in the fall, bringing the pageantry and majesty of...

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...

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...

Golden Champions

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader While some smashed records, others made history. Some turned into overnight trailblazers by becoming the first Black in their sport...

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...