On Aug. 7, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback and social justice warrior Colin Kaepernick posted a video to Twitter. The opening frame was a blacked out screen with a white scoreboard that read “Denied Work for 889 Days.” The video went on to show Kaepernick hitting the weight room for a…

Former Cahokia High track and field star Ja’Mari Ward added to his tremendous resume last weekend by winning the national championship in the long jump at the United States Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.

When Manny Pacquiao agreed to face WBA welterweight champion Keith “One-Time” Thurman, some believed “Pac Man” might be entering the ring one time too many. Though Pacquiao is a surefire future hall of famer, it’s just a matter of time before Father Time puts paws on the 40-year-old fighter …

Youth sports leagues are ubiquitous year-round, offering athletic opportunities outside of school teams. They can lead to opportunities on elite, competitive teams, including teams that travel to various tournaments, which have proliferated in recent years. Better Business Bureau (BBB) remin…

The 2019 NBA free agency period started off with a bang. Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving got the party started early by taking their basketballs and bolting to Brooklyn. That move set the tone for what became one of the wildest, craziest weeks in free agency since Tom Chambers became the first…

Former Incarnate Word Academy basketball star Napheesa Collier has already been able to make an impact as a rookie in the WNBA for the Minnesota Lynx. After her stellar collegiate career at Connecticut, Collier was the No. 6 pick in the first round of the WNBA Draft.

In last week’s column, “Big Baller banned,” I opined about the infamous interaction between LaVar Ball and Molly Qerim that resulted in Ball getting banned from ESPN. Due to the nature of the topic, I expected that some readers would experience ruffled feathers.