Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry told ESPN that he plans to play for Team USA in the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.
The Gateway Scholars Classic was an all-day football extravaganza that produced a huge crowd at Clyde C. Jordan Stadium in East St. Louis. As usual, the Classic produced some tremendous individual performances. Here are some of the highlight performers from last Saturday’s games:
With the announcement that St. Louis will soon be home to an expansion team in the MLS, a raging debate has emerged among St. Louis sports fans. Is St. Louis a baseball town or a soccer town? Let’s not forget the St. Louis Blues drew an estimated 500k fans to celebrate the team’s first Stanl…
101 ESPN’s former program director Jason Barrett was crazy enough to let me join the team as a weekend host of 101 SportsLine during its first month of operation in 2009.
Marshawn Lynch discussed his upcoming ownership stake in a new professional arena football team that will be located in his native Oakland, California starting next spring.
Bianca Andreescu defeated Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 to win the U.S. Open title, earning her first Grand Slam title with a straight-set victory over the greatest player in the history of the women's game.
Serena Williams dominated Elina Svitolina to reach the U.S. Open final. The win takes her one step closer to tying Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles.
Cardinal Ritter College Prep opened the season with a huge statement win as it ventured to the Chicago area and defeated Nazareth 32-21. It was arguably the biggest victory in the history of the Lions’ football program.
During the flight home from a frustrating 37-31 loss to unheralded Wyoming on Saturday night, Missouri quarterback Kelly Bryant had to be thinking “every other team I’ve played for would have won that game.” That includes Clemson, high school and youth football.
Ezekiel Elliott raised eyebrows when he decided not to return to the Dallas Cowboys without a new contract. There was little doubt that the star running back’s on-the-field talent warranted being one of the top players at his position. However, his penchant for problematic behavior off-the-f…
If last Saturday night’s football display by East St. Louis against Illinois Class 7A No. 2 Batavia is any indication of what’s in store for football fans against Trinity Catholic this weekend, the new artificial turf at Clyde C. Jordan Memorial Stadium just might need repairs after the game.
Justin Robinson was named the 2018-2019 Gatorade Missouri Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year. A senior at Hazelwood West High School, he won three individual events and anchored the winning 4x200 relay team at the Missouri Class 5 State Championships. He also volunteers as a mentor f…
According to SI.com, the Dallas Cowboys have confirmed that Ezekiel Elliott has agreed to a six-year contract extension with the team.
Defending U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka suffered an upset straight-set loss (7-5, 6-4) to No. 13 Belinda Bencic in the fourth round on Monday, ending the world No. 1's hopes of winning her second-straight title in New York and third Grand Slam in the last 12 months.
15-year-old Coco Gauff defeated Timea Babos at the US Open on Thursday, becoming the youngest woman to reach the third round since Jennifer Capriati in 1991.
24-year-old Tevin Biles–Thomas, brother of Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles, was charged in Ohio with being responsible for the deaths of three people following a shooting on New Year’s Eve.
It was an unprecedented year for postseason success in area high school football as four St. Louis teams won state championships and two others were state runners-up last season. There are so many talented players in the St. Louis area to watch in 2019.
Mizzou has been relatively blessed in recent years at the quarterback position. Brad Smith, Chase Daniel, Blaine Gabbert and Drew Lock have all vaulted from signal-caller in Columbia to NFL rosters. High draft picks Lock and Gabbert went the traditional route. Smith was selected as a WR/KR. …
Kirkwood opens its season at home against Jefferson City on Friday night and I plan on being there – and I hope the place is surrounded by police.
Serena Williams took down Maria Sharapova (6-1, 6-1) in an opening night blockbuster match at the U.S. Open on Monday. Williams is now 20-2 in their WTA Tour matchups.
The sole connection that many black Americans have with golf, especially those under 40, can be summarized in two words: Tiger Woods. If Woods is in contention in a major tournament, black folks will tune in, turn into golf experts and turn all the way up if he pulls out a victory.
It’s official. St. Louis has landed an MLS franchise and the sport with a storied history here will return on a national level in 2022.
Harris-Stowe State University Athletic Director Dorianne Johnson announced former Olympian Garth Robinson as the new head track and field coach for the men’s and women’s programs.
(St. Louis Public Radio) - St. Louis soon will be home to a top-tier professional soccer team. Major League Soccer officially awarded St. Louis an expansion team on Tuesday.
Former Chicago Bears running back and Texas Longhorns legend Cedric Benson has died, family and friends confirmed on Sunday. Benson's death was reportedly the result of a motorcycle accident in Austin, Texas that also claimed the life of an unnamed woman. Benson was 36 years old.
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…
Hopefully, a white man with red hair and the first name of Race will stir a passion among black athletes in America and move them to visibly demonstrate their opposition to racism. Maybe a black woman wearing blue lipstick with the guts to emulate American icons John Carlos and Tommie Smith …
Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced that Former NBA player Sebastian Telfair has been sentenced to three and a half years in prison for gun possession.
Old heads, it’s time to raise your glasses of Geritol. An NBA legend is vowing to make Metamucil great again. Vince Carter, the NBA’s gracefully-aging graybeard will roam the courts again.
The St. Louis Cardinals have proven that a wild-card berth into the postseason can be a path to a championship.
According to Espn.com, eight-time All-Star Vince Carter,42, has agreed to a one-year contract to return to the Atlanta Hawks for his final NBA season.
Sources close to LeBron James told ESPN.com that the four-time MVP was "shocked" by the comments made by Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations David Griffin about his time with the Cavaliers and the trouble of building a team around James in a Sports Illustrated feature …
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.
Longtime readers of In the Clutch surely know that, at times, I have been a critic of LeBron James. LeBron stans may even venture to say that I’ve tiptoed and tap danced across the border of criticism into the land of hating a time or two. However, as a fan of the man, an appreciator of his …
While the U.S. Women’s National Team won the World Cup with a roster that included three African-American players, America creates few black professional players – especially stars on the international stage.
According to Espn.com, Michael Thomas and the New Orleans Saints have agreed on a five-year, $100 million extension that includes $61 million guaranteed. The deal reportedly makes him the NFL's highest-paid wide receiver.
Alfred Morris will return to the Dallas Cowboys as St. Louis area native Ezekiel Elliott is absent from camp while seeking a new contract.
Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid told the Charlotte Observer that he will continue to kneel before the playing of the national anthem as he done over the past few seasons.
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 …
As the St. Louis Cardinals prepare to honor third baseman Scott Rolen, and pitchers Jason Isringhausen and Mort Cooper with enshrinement into its Hall of Fame on August 24, it’s time the team consider one of the most important players in franchise history.