Mizzou women’s basketball is off to a hot start with a lot of help from Junior Aijha Blackwell, who hails from Berkeley and starred at Whitfield High School.
Don Victor Mooney and his family from Queens, New York, were humbled to have a moment with Pope Francis at the conclusion of his General Audience on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2021.
Golf legend and pioneer (Robert) Lee Elder has died at the age of 87. Elder was the first Black golfer to play in the Masters tournament and he paved the way for Tiger Woods and others to follow. In 1975, he became the first African-American to play in the Masters Tournament, where he missed…
The East St. Louis Flyers continued a dominant march through the Illinois Class 6A state playoffs with a 42-21 road victory at LeMont in the state quarterfinals last Saturday.
The popularity of Formula 1 racing has risen over the past decade, partially due to the increase in internet and television coverage.
Officials for World Wide Technology Raceway keep racing to help youths at the Jackie Joyner Kersee Center prepare to compete in a technology-driven economy.
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.
Charles Renken brings international experience to St. Louis Academy squads. A native of Zambia, Charles Renken has followed up his outstanding career as a player by entering coaching. Charles Renken’s soccer journey has taken him from his native Zambia to the U.S., Europe, and Canada.
I know what I want for my 61st birthday on Sept. 6. It’s a themed baseball cap created by local Black artist Brock Seals for the St. Louis Cardinals. It will be available to fans on Labor Day, Sept. 6 before the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Big crowds returned to high school football stadiums around the St. Louis metro area last weekend, and fans witnessed several tremendous games.
It certainly did not help Cam Newton’s chances of keeping his starting quarterback position in New England when he missed five days of practice last week after being in close contact with a person who contracted COVID-19. The Patriots released him Tuesday, making rookie Mac Jones the startin…
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.
Golf hall of famers Jack Nicklaus and Tom Watson were in St. Louis last week to assist in getting the word out about an upcoming tournament. The two spoke at the Legends Luncheon at Norwood Hills Country Club on behalf of the Ascension Charity Classic which is set for September 6-12 at Norwood.
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.