Lou Brock Jr. was not the only son of Lou Brock nor his first-born child, but he was the first son of the Hall of Fame ballplayer and he bears the man’s name. Perhaps that is why, when offered a chance to talk to him about his father (who passed September 6 at 81), I wanted to start by telli…
Jackie Brock, wife of former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder and member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame Lou Brock, thanked everyone for the love they showed her husband after a wreath laying ceremony at his statue at Busch Stadium, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020. Brock was 81.
Lou Brock spent 15 of his 19 years with the Cardinals, where he became one of the franchise’s all-time great players. Known as the “Base Burglar” for his base stealing prowess, Brock stole 893 bases in his career, which is still a National League record. In 1974, he stole a Major League reco…
St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Dexter Fowler has never been a fan favorite.Regardless of his stature as the game's best young pitcher, ace Jack Flaherty probably assured on Wednesday night that he never will be either.Both black men boycotted the Cardinals' 6-5 win over the Kansas City Royal…
Washington Football Team named former NFL running back Jason Wright as its team president, making Wright the first Black team president in league history.
St. Louis-based law firm Lewis Rice will donate $25,000 to the Golf Foundation of Missouri’s newly formed Larry L. Deskins Sr. Scholarship Fund. The foundation is a not-for-profit charitable organization dedicated to teaching life skills such as sportsmanship, etiquette and honesty to underp…
(KSDK) -- The Cardinals will not be traveling to Detroit to play the Tigers this week. Major League Baseball announced on Monday the team's series against the Tigers was postponed, as the Cardinals now report 13 members of the organization have tested positive for COVID-19.
Three players and a staff member of the St. Louis Cardinals have tested positive for COVID-19, prompting the team to freeze their playing schedule. The Cards were in Milwaukee set to play a 3-game series against the Brewers Friday, July 31, when the positive test results were discovered. Tha…
As the movement for social justice prompts sports organizations to allow athletes to express solidarity for Black Lives Matter, a group of African American college basketball coaches have formed a new group called Coaches for Action to address racial and social injustice.
Veteran running back LeSean McCoy has reached agreement on a one-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, agent Drew Rosenhaus told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Thursday.
Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles became the WNBA's all-time leading rebounder Tuesday night, as her team lost 90-66 to the Seattle Storm in Bradenton, Florida.
Dana Stubblefield, who played for the San Francisco 49ers for seven years, was convicted of rape and other charges in a California courtroom Monday.
Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving is is committing $1.5 million to supplement the income of players who choose not to play this season, whether because of coronavirus concerns or social justice reasons.
The Florida Marlins have canceled their Monday night home opener against the Baltimore Orioles. According to ESPN’s Jeff Passan, the decision comes after eight more players and two coaches on the Miami Marlins have tested positive for COVID-19, which brings the total amount of infected staff…
The National Women's Soccer League announced that it has awarded rights to a new expansion team in Los Angeles, for now known as "Angel City."
Philadelphia Sixers forward Tobias Harris used his time with the media to address Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron take action by arresting the police officers responsible for the death of Breonna Taylor, who was fatally shot in her home by Louisville law enforcement in February.
On Tuesday, the NBA unveiled the new court for the league’s restart in Orlando – giving reporters in the "bubble" a tour. Black Lives Matter is written on the floor in large, glossy black print.
According to Espn.com, The NBA and the National Basketball Players Association said Monday that coronavirus tests of 346 players at the league's bubble campus in Orlando, Florida, since July 13 have yielded zero positive results.
Retired NBA veterans Tracy McGrady and Jermaine O’Neal, both 41, are reportedly planning to launch a player representation agency this fall.
As the home to the New York Black Yankees, Hinchliffe Stadium was the place where Josh Gibson, Monte Irving and Josh Doby played. And today, supporters are looking to reopen one of the last remaining Negro League stadiums in the country.
The rising number of positive COVID-19 cases among young people, particularly those involved in youth sporting events, prompted St. Louis County to enact new public health guidelines that went into effect July 20.
According to ESPN.com, The Cleveland Browns are finalizing a massive five-year extension worth $125 million with star pass-rusher Myles Garrett. An NFL league source reportedly confirmed the news to the sports network – who claims that the deal is not done yet, but the sides are said to be close.
St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Jordan Hicks has opted out of the 2020 MLB season due to health concerns. Last June Hicks underwent “Tommy John” elbow surgery and was expected to return to the team’s roster during 2020.
Broadcaster, league president and St. Louis Cardinal’s baseball player Bill White has been inducted into the 2020 Cardinals Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony has been postponed due to COVID-19 and is expected to take place in August, 2021.
The Washington NFL team formerly known as The Redskins announced Monday that they will be retiring their nickname and logo after completing a thorough review that began on July 3.
The 2020 Show-Me State Games has canceled its summer events to protect the health and safety of athletes, spectators, volunteers, officials and the community due to current COVID-19 concerns.
WNBA stars and the Women's National Basketball Players Association are calling for the league to remove Kelly Loeffler as co-owner of the Atlanta Dream.
The Kansas City Chiefs and quarterback Patrick Mahomes have reached agreement on a 10-year contract extension that ties him to Kansas City through the 2031 season. ESPN’s Adam Schefter was first to report the news. Schefter said The agreement is expected to be worth more than $400 million, w…
President Donald Trump took to Twitter Monday morning to claim that the incident involving a noose found in the garage of Bubba Wallace, NASCAR’s only Black driver, was a hoax – and that Wallace owes NASCAR drivers an apology.
SpringHill Entertainment, the production company founded by LeBron James and lifelong friend Maverick Carter, has received $100 million in investments from various companies.
The Undefeated Presents Time for Change: We Won’t be Defeated will feature a roster of thoughtful and respected ESPN anchors, analysts and contributors, high-profile athletes, authors and a psychologist exploring Black athletes’ experiences with injustice on Wednesday, June 24, at 8 p.m. ET …
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that the league should have listened to players earlier about racism concerns. His video statement came in response to several top NFL players requesting that the league to condemn racism and support its black players.
Michael Jordan and Jordan Brand is pledging $100 million over the next 10 years to nationwide organizations "dedicated to ensuring racial equality, social justice and greater access to education."
Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett took to Twitter to express his desire to help the family of David Dorn. Dorn, a retired St. Louis City police captain and former police chief of Moline Acres, was shot and killed during a looting attempt at Lee’s Pawn and Jewelry early Tuesday morning.
Kirkwood High School alumnus and former NFL player Maclin, along with several other Kirkwood High School alumni and volunteers, handed out $15,000 worth of non-perishable and perishable food items, and hygiene items to KSD families on Monday, May 18. This donation will support nearly 200 fam…
COLUMBIA, Mo.ー The discipline Tajudeen “T.J.” Soyoye forged on the Hearnes Center hardwood as a student-athlete now guides the University of Missouri alumnus with a sense of calmness and purpose as he cares for patients as an emergency room physician on the front line of the nation’s COVID-…
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, told The New York Times that the country is not ready for sports to return as normal.