St. Louis native Jonathan Owens, a CBC High School football standout and the boyfriend of U.S. Olympic champion gymnast Simone Biles was recently cut by the Houston Texans of the NFL.
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…
In response to “The Big Lie” pawned off by a lawfully deposed former president, the state of Georgia has passed several laws designed to reduce ballots cast by Black voters.
Last weekend’s Missouri State High School Activities Association state championships in Springfield was a showcase for some of the St. Louis area’s leading basketball dynasties.
Of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament’s “Sweet 16” teams, just three have Black head coaches. Unfortunately, two must match off for the right to move to the Elite Eight.
The New Orleans Pelicans became the first major sports franchise in America to announce “some” of its players and staff had received a first vaccination shot.
St. Louis Blues rookie Dakota Joshua scored a key goal in his team’s 5-4 win over the Anaheim Ducks last week and became one of a growing number of NHL players of color.
St. Louis area basketball stars Bradley Beal and Jayson Tatum share many things in common other than the fact that they were products of Chaminade College Prep.