A pair of Power 5 conferences are teaming with HBCU athletic departments to raise awareness and big-time pay days for the smaller schools.
The McCluer Comets have streaked to a 6-1 record behind a powerful offense that has helped the team score more than 50 points in each of its victories.
Black NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace has always shown promise on the demanding circuit. On Monday, Oct. 4 he fulfilled that promise by winning the first race of his career.
Lewis Hamilton notched his 100th Formula 1 victory with a triumph at the Russian Grand Prix in Sochi on Sunday, Sept. 26, with a blend of strategy and sound driving.
The St. Mary’s Dragons were prepared to make a big run in the Class 3 football playoffs after winning a district championship last season. But their fire was put out before a sectional game due to the COVID-19 protocol.
World Wide Technology Raceway (WWTR) in Madison, Ill., just east of downtown St. Louis, has been awarded a June 5, 2022, race date, and millions of racing fans can tune in to watch the demanding race on the 1.25-mile oval track.
A former star two-sport athlete at Kirkwood in football and basketball, Maclin went on to success as a collegian at the University of Missouri, and then in the National Football League.
Seven Black and one Samoan American quarterback led their respective teams into the NFL’s opening season games and, apart from two, brought home impressive victories.
Big crowds returned to high school football stadiums around the St. Louis metro area last weekend, and fans witnessed several tremendous games.
US National cycling champion Justin Williams will compete in the Gateway Cup events in St. Louis over the Labor Day weekend. Williams, a Belizean American cyclist who is Black, has won 11 US national championships. Races will be held in Lafayette Park, Francis Park, The Hill and Benton Park …
Playing a sport means being told what to do. If you can’t get with that, your career is going to be short lived.
As I sat down with my popcorn to watch Team USA take on France in the Olympic gold medal game for men’s basketball on Friday night, Aug. 6, I was confident that the USA would win.
The St. Louis Rams first game in 1995 after departing Los Angeles was at Green Bay. They beat the Packers. 17-14.
Congratulations to Incarnate Word Academy girls’ basketball star Saniah Tyler on her recent commitment to the University of Kentucky.
There are two distinct connections between St. Louis and newly hired Washington Wizards coach Wes Unseld, Jr.
I was in my hotel room in Indianapolis last Saturday morning when I got an upsetting early phone call. Former Cardinal Ritter College Prep basketball star Cameron Biedscheid had been shot and killed back home in St. Louis County.
First-year Tennessee State University head coach Eddie George was a guest on ESPN’s “First Take” last week as the show starring Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Molly Qerim Rose would broadcast live from Memphis Sept. 10.
Major League Baseball moved its 2021 All-Star Game from Atlanta to Denver in response to draconian voter restriction laws targeting African Americans passed by the state of Georgia.
Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal and Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum’s respective seasons ended after the first round of the National Basketball Association playoffs. While dismissed early, their seasons ended with bangs, not whimpers.
It was a banner weekend for St. Louis area athletes at the Missouri State High School Activities Association Track and Field Championships in Jefferson City for Classes 3,4, and 5.
Most Americans and I had never heard of the Yurchenko double pike in gymnastic vaulting events until last Saturday at the U.S. Classic in Indianapolis.
The immediate past POTUS declared the NFL dead in fall of 2017. Like so many other of his acts and prognostications, he was wrong.
When outfielder Justin Williams landed a spot on the St. Louis Cardinals 25-man opening-day roster, he helped make his team an oddity in Major League Baseball.
It was another banner year of girls basketball in the St. Louis metropolitan area and it shows in the collective talent of the member of the 2021 St. Louis American “Fab Five” Girls All-Star Team. The members of this year’s team all share a common bond, which is winning.
Baylor put a beat down on undefeated Gonzaga to win the NCAA men’s basketball championship. Stanford won a thrilling game against underdog Arizona to capture the women’s title.
The members of the 2021 St. Louis American “Fab Five” Boys All-Star Basketball Team represent an abundance of size, talent and versatility. The shortest member of the team is 6’3” Mario Fleming of Cardinal Ritter, but he plays much bigger than his actual size. The biggest member of the group…