Atlanta Falcons honor Michael Vick and Roddy White

BY D. ORLANDO LEDBETTER ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION/TNS Former Falcons quarterback Michael Vick and wide receiver Roddy White were humbled and appreciative of the franchise’s honoring them as...

Rattlers or Wildcats? Florida Classic returns Nov. 18

FROM STAFF REPORTS Thousands ascend upon Orlando each year for the Florida Blue Florida Classic, which features instate rivals Bethune-Cookman University Wildcats and the Florida...

Diversity at Olympics

Blacks participating in Winter Games the highest in history BY WILLIAM DOUGLAS MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Forget about using #OlympicsSoWhite during the 2018 Winter...

Basketball Hall of Fame to honor Wade

Former Miami Heat player to receive Human Spirit Award at Sept. 7 dinner BY IRA WINDERMAN SUN SENTINEL/TNS MIAMI – Dwyane Wade has been named one of...

FAMU coach resigns days after loss to B-CU in close Florida Classic

BY ANDREAS BUTLER FLORIDA COURIER Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) rallied past Florida A&M University (FAMU) on Nov. 18 for a thrilling 29-24 win in the Florida Blue...

2017 NBA FINALS

Winning at home Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson fouls Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James (formerly of the Miami Heat) in Game 2 of the NBA Finals....

Olympics features diversity in broadcast booth too

BY WILLIAM DOUGLAS MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS PYEONGCHANG, South Korea – Anson Carter expects to surprise some casual sports fans who tune into the 2018 Winter Olympics...

In a league of her own

Claire Smith made history last week by becoming the first female and fourth Black to receive Baseball Hall of Fame award. BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Sports...

Sorority helps to boost numbers of Blacks who swim

Sigma Gamma Rho has partnered with USA Swimming to provide clinics around the country. BY ANDREA K. MCDANIELS BALTIMORE SUN/TNS The children lined up along the side...

Black driver hard on himself after rough NASCAR debut

BY JAKE LOURIM PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr.’s first NASCAR Cup Series start did not go as he planned — he finished 26th...

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