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Tennis legend suspended after comment about Serena’s baby

Tennis legend suspended after comment about Serena’s baby

BY MICHELLE KAUFMAN MIAMI HERALD/TNS Romanian tennis legend and Fed Cup captain Ilie “Nasty” Nastase is in hot water after allegedly making a racist comment about Serena Williams’ unborn baby, and the next day getting tossed from a Fed Cup match against Great Britain for yelling obscenities from his courtside seat. The International Tennis Federation […]

Remembering Jackie Robinson’s debut

Remembering Jackie Robinson’s debut

Statue unveiled during  70th anniversary of player breaking the color barrier BY BILL SHAKIKIN AND MIKE DIGIOVANNA LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES – After all the lovely words had been spoken, the blue curtain raised, and the majestic statue of Jackie Robinson unveiled, his daughter reflected on a day she called powerful and inspirational. “It […]

Former NFL player’s heart saves life of baseball legend

Former NFL player’s heart saves life of baseball legend

It’s believed this is the first time a heart has gone from one pro athlete to another. BY MIKE DIGIOVANNA LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES – Mary Reuland leaned over the hospital bed and nestled her head on the chest of Konrad Reuland, the oldest of her three football-playing boys, a 6-foot-6, 270-pound NFL tight […]

Pioneer player’s legacy includes Dodgers manager

Pioneer player’s legacy includes Dodgers manager

BY RICH HAMMOND ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER/TNS LOS ANGELES – Jackie Robinson wanted baseball to hire its first African-American manager. He said so directly at the 1972 World Series, in his final public appearance nine days before his death. Robinson broke baseball’s color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947 and paved the path […]

2017 MIAMI OPEN

2017 MIAMI OPEN

No championship this time Madison Keys, a Boca Raton resident ranked No. 9 worldwide in the singles division of the Women’s Tennis Association, hits a return during an early round match in the Miami Open. She was knocked out in the tourney’s third round by Spain’s Lara Arruabarrena. The eventual winner takes home a $1.1 […]

THE FINAL FOUR

THE FINAL FOUR

A preview of the teams heading into the big dance BY DREW DAVISON FORT WORTH STAR- TELEGRAM/TNS March Madness didn’t disappoint yet again. An upset-filled tournament is always a welcome sight, and there were plenty this time around. Top overall seed Villanova didn’t make it to the second weekend. Neither did 2-seeds Duke and Louisville. […]

Out and about at the Miami Open

Out and about at the Miami Open

Florida Courier photojournalist Kim Gibson captured some of the action at the Miami Open, which is being held at the Crandon Park Tennis Center in Key Biscayne. Venus Williams advanced to the quarterfinals of the 31st Miami Open on Monday night by upsetting seventh-seeded Svetlana Kuznetzova 6-3, 7-6 (4). On Wednesday night, Venus defeated No. […]

New documentary explores history of Black hockey players

New documentary explores history of Black hockey players

BY SAMUEL JOHNSON SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER A new Canadian documentary looks at the history of Black athletes in ice hockey. The film, “Soul on Ice: Past, Present and Future,’’ by Kwame Mason, made its Tampa premiere last week at the Gasparilla International Film Festival. Mason explores a unique, almost hidden, history that Black […]

Serena withdraws from Miami Open tennis tourney

Serena withdraws from Miami Open tennis tourney

COMPILED FROM WIRE AND STAFF REPORTS The Miami Open’s star-packed field will be missing one marquee name. World No. 1 Serena Williams announced late Tuesday afternoon that she is withdrawing from the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells, Calif., and the Miami Open on Key Biscayne, citing a left knee injury. Bad knees “Sadly, I […]

Miami Dolphins re-sign legendary players

Miami Dolphins re-sign legendary players

The Miami Dolphins announced Wednesday the re-signing of quarterbacks Bob Griese and Dan Marino, wide receiver Nat Moore, guard Larry Little, defensive end/linebacker Kim Bokamper and cornerback Sam Madison. Each player signed a contract and will officially retire as members of the Miami Dolphins. According to a press release, the six former players were added […]

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