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.
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.
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.
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.
(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 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.
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.
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.
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.
It took six years of eligibility and four years as a finalist, but former Rams wide receiver Isaac Bruce finally received his call to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Bruce wasn't the only player with strong St. Louis ties to be voted into the Hall of Fame. He was joined by former Denver Bronc…
(St. Louis Public Radio) - No more waiting, Kansas City: The Chiefs are Super Bowl champions again, and it’s time to party.
St. Louis native and third-year Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum was voted in by NBA coaches to the 2020 NBA All-Star game as a reserve. This is Tatum’s first All-Star selection. He’ll join Celtics teammate Kemba Walker as an All-Star.
Hall of Fame defensive end Chris Doleman died Tuesday night after a battle with cancer, the Pro Football Hall of Fame announced in a statement. He was 58.
Two Hazelwood School District student-athletes reached a career basketball milestone on consecutive nights. Mykel Mathews of Hazelwood West High School scored her 1,000th career point on January 20, and Nariyah Simmons of Hazelwood Central High School scored hers on January 21.
Kobe Bryant, considered by many to be one of the greatest NBA players of all time, was killed when his helicopter crashed Sunday morning in Calabasas. Bryant, 41, was traveling with at least three other people in his private helicopter.
Coco Gauff became the youngest player in the professional era to eliminate the reigning women's champion at the Australian Open on Friday. Gauff, 15, defeated former No. 1 Naomi Osaka 6-3, 6-4 in the third round at Melbourne Park on Friday.
St. Louis native Jayson Tatum scored 27 points against LeBron James and the Lakers last night when the Boston Celtics handily beat the team 139-107 Monday night.
New Orleans police were granted an arrest warrant for Odell Beckham Jr. over an accusation of simple battery after he slapped the buttocks of a Superdome security guard following LSU's national championship victory over Clemson.
In celebration of Black History Month 2020, the National Hockey League (NHL) has announced the return of the NHL Black Hockey History Tour presented by American Legacy for a second season. The Black History Month celebration is part of Hockey Is For Everyone, a joint NHL and NHLPA initiativ…
The WNBA and the players' union have come to tentative terms on a new collective bargaining agreement, which includes a significant salary bump for the league's highest-paid players, going from an annual base salary of $117,500 to $215,000.
The Packers enter Sunday’s NFC Divisional playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks at Lambeau Field with 31 of the 52 players on their roster having never played in an NFL postseason game.
Less than 24 hours after the Dallas Cowboys let Jason Garrett know that his contract would not be extended, former Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy has agreed to become the next head coach of the Cowboys.
The NFL's modern-era player finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2020 were announced Thursday evening. Along with safety Troy Polamalu and wide receiver Reggie Wayne are former St. Louis Rams players Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt.
ROLLA — Chantae McMillan came back to her hometown of Rolla for the holidays, in part for some help as she looks to qualify for the Summer Games in Tokyo next year.
According to SI.com, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended indefinitely from the NFL for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.
(NNPA) - While many deep-pocketed philanthropists and celebrities will write checks to support worthy causes, Tennis megastar Serena Williams routinely goes the extra mile.
The NFL announced yesterday that the indefinite suspension of Cleveland Browns DE Myles Garrett has been upheld and Pittsburgh Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey's ban has been reduced to two games following appeals.
Basketball great and NBA analyst Charles Barkley issued an apology on Wednesday morning for his comments telling Axios reporter Alexi McCammond, "I don't hit women, but if I did, I would hit you."
Jeff Nalley, the agent for Colin Kaepernick, told ESPN’s Vaughn McClure that he's "pessimistic" the free-agent quarterback is signed by an NFL team after his open workout Saturday.
ESPN.com has reported that All 32 NFL teams have been invited to a private workout for free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick in Atlanta on Saturday.
According to SI.com, Stephen Curry said Monday that he is planning on returning to the court later this season.
The NCAA governing body voted unanimously Tuesday to allow college athletes to profit from their name, image and likeness "in a manner consistent with the collegiate model."