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...

Blacks power America to the top in Rio

By Erick Johnson, Chicago Crusader The gold rush is on. On Wednesday, a trio of sistas from America executed a clean sweep in the 100-meter hurdles...

“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...

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 kicks off Sept. 10

By Chinta Strausberg, Chicago Crusader It’s that time of year again to not only support Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s), which graduate more African...

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...