The members of the 2020 St. Louis American Boys “Fab Five” All-Star Team are a collection of talented perimeter players that have experienced a lot of winning during their stellar careers.
In a major (mythical) upset, the 10th-seeded Houston Rockets stun LeBron James and the second-seed Los Angeles Lakers in a quarterfinal matchup in the NBA Championship Tournament concocted by yours truly.
Bobby Mitchell, the first African American player to sign with the Washington Redskins, passed away on Sunday, according to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He was 84.
Vanessa Bryant is "incredibly proud" of her late husband Kobe Bryant, after he was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Tokyo organizers said Monday the opening ceremony for the Olympic Games will take place on July 23, 2021 – nearly one year to the day after the Games were due to start.
One year ago, the Los Angeles Rams were a threat to return to the Super Bowl after a 13-3 setback to the New England Patriots. In fact, the score was 3-3 late in the game and the Rams had multiple possessions to take the lead. Alas, they lost.
ATLANTA, March 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Fred "Curly" Neal - the Harlem Globetrotters icon known worldwide for his trademark shaved head and charismatic smile - passed away this morning in his home outside of Houston at the age of 77.
The progress of the Saint Louis University basketball program under the direction of Travis Ford in the past four years has been well documented as the Billikens have become one of the top programs in the Atlantic 10 Conference.
The University of Missouri football program received some great recruiting news last week when East St. Louis High football standout Tyler Macon gave a verbal commitment to the Tigers and first-year coach Eli Drinkwitz.
Jordan Ta'amu captivated St. Louis Battlehawks fans during the shortened XFL season. Now, he'll get a chance to entertain fans on the other side of the Show-Me State. According to Yahoo Sports, Ta'amu has agreed to sign a one-year contract with the Kansas City Chiefs.
Cardinal Ritter College Prep just didn’t win its eighth state championship in boys basketball last weekend. The Lions stormed into Springfield and demolished two excellent teams in Blair Oaks and Charleston, winning the Class 3 state championship.
On Monday evening I attended what will most likely be the last board of directors meeting I’ll be at for many weeks. Instead of the room we usually gather in, we met in a gym – there was much social distance between the 10 people there.
In last week’s column about the novel coronavirus’ impact on sports, I wrote that the global pandemic was “traveling across the globe at light speed.” At the time, the NCAA had announced that the NCAA Tournament would be held in nearly empty arenas. The NBA had announced it was considering p…
Tom Brady took to social media to officially say goodbye to the New England Patriots Tuesday morning. It had been rumored that the Super Bowl-winning quarterback would part with the Patriots, the only NFL team he has ever played for. He confirmed the rumors with a series of Instagram posts.
The high school basketball season was brought to a close on Monday morning when the Missouri State High School Activities Association canceled its upcoming Class 4-5 state tournament in Springfield due to the outbreak of COVID-19, caused by the new coronavirus.
(St. Louis Public Radio) - Since the spring of 2019, WNBA All-Star Maya Moore has not missed a single one of Missouri state inmate Jonathan Irons’ court hearings.
The boys at Cardinal Ritter College Prep and girls at Whitfield School will be playing for state titles this weekend at the Missouri State High School Activities Class 3 Basketball Championships in Springfield.
A Congress that is more about battling against each other than working for the people, has found common ground in the late Cardinals star. With U.S. Rep. William “Lacy” Clay (D-Mo.) a part of the effort that launched in the final week of Black History Month, hopefully Flood will win the need…
The NBA, NHL, MLB and MLS are all closing their respective locker rooms to the media due to the coronavirus outbreak, the leagues announced in a joint statement.
The Democratic Party’s primary process has, at times, been a knock-down, drag-out affair. However, at a time when it seemed that both the country and the Democratic Party could not be more polarized, an interesting thing occurred. Progressives, moderates and Democratic socialists came togeth…
Spurs legend Tim Duncan picked up his first career win as the team's acting head coach on Tuesday night against the Charlotte Hornets, filling in for Gregg Popovich, who missed the game for personal reasons.
(St. Louis Public Radio) - In professional sports, female athletes continue to fight for equality. They are pushing for equal pay, combating sexism within their particular sport and demanding maternal protections from sponsors.
The road to the state championship begins next week for Class 4 and 5 schools in the state of Missouri with the beginning of the district playoffs. Here is a preview of the upcoming district tournaments involving St. Louis area teams. For a complete look at the district tournament brackets, …
On Saturday, February 22, 12 students from McCluer North High School in the Ferguson-Florissant School District competed in the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Boys and Girls Wrestling State Championship. Triniya Walker and Ibrahim Ameer both took third place in th…
St. Louis’ own Bradley Beal became the first player since Kobe Bryant to score 50 points in back-to-back games.
Former Redskins running back Matt Jones led the St. Louis BattleHawks to victory in team's 29-9 debut home opener against the Guardians.
(St. Louis Public Radio) - The region’s new XFL team will play its home opener Sunday in downtown St. Louis at the Dome at America’s Center.
The road to Springfield and the state championships will begin this weekend for Class 1, 2 and 3 schools around with the beginning of the district playoffs. All roads will lead to Missouri State University, which is the site of the Final Four from March 12-14 at the John Q. Hammons Arena in …
To call Tyson Fury a confounding individual would be a bit of an understatement. At 6-foot-9 and north of 250 pounds, Fury is one of the biggest heavyweight champions in history. His name – Tyson Fury – is the perfect name for a heavyweight fighter. It’s a name I might have chosen for the cr…
After a 42-25 home loss to Michigan on Oct. 12, it looked as though Illinois’ Lovie Smith would be yet another black head coaching casualty at season’s end.
Ole Miss senior point guard Breein Tyree was open at the top of the key down three with under 10 seconds to play. His primary defender, Missouri guard Dru Smith, slipped after Tyree stepped on his foot and the All-SEC selection from last season rose up for the game-tying shot.
Kawhi Leonard became the first winner of the Kobe Bryant MVP Award, scoring 30 points in the first half of the game that saw Team LeBron edge out Team Giannis 157-155 in Chicago Sunday night.
CBC basketball standout Caleb Love added a pair of basketball honors to go along with his recent selection to the McDonald’s All-American Game in April.
Disbelief is an understatement. My jaw dropped wide open, like a cartoon character, when I learned that John Burroughs decided to remove Lutheran North from its football schedule. As a graduate of Lutheran North, the decision just didn’t make sense.