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Simone Biles starts scholarship for foster kids

By Sarafina Wright, Washington Informer American gymnast and Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles recently began her new journey as a college student at the University...

Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, Mr. T among new ‘DWTS’ cast

Bill Keveney , USA TODAY The new Dancing with the Stars cast is coming into focus. The early roster has a decidedly athletic tinge, with Olympics...

Simone Biles, Lebron James named AP’S Top Athletes of 2016

By eurweb.com U.S. Olympic gymnast Simone Biles and Cleveland Cavaliers centerpiece LeBron James were chosen by the Associated Press as its top male and female...

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...

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...

The Golden Simones’

By J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader You can expect the name Simone to become the most popular name among African American baby girls over the...

BLACK AND GOLD: Blacks ready to dominate Rio 2016 Summer Games

By Erick Johnson and J. Coyden Palmer, Chicago Crusader Gold always looks good on black. Together, they radiate the dominance and grace of a dynasty. From...

NBC’s Al Trautwig apologizes for comments on Simone Biles’ parents

By Erik Brady and Rachel Axon, USA TODAY Sports Al Trautwig, NBC’s gymnastics announcer at the Rio Games, apologized Monday for suggesting that Simone Biles’ parents...

Rio 2016: the diverse women’s gymnastics team is great. But it...

By Jenée Desmond-Harris, vox.com In the lead-up to the Rio Olympics, the United States women’s gymnastics team is generating excitement for two main reasons: First, as...