Recent firings sound alarms for Black college coaches

BY SHANNON RYAN CHICAGO TRIBUNE / TNS When Tracy Dildy was growing up, watching men like Nolan Richardson roam the sideline at Arkansas and John Thompson...

NBA’s ‘Chairman of the Boards’ Moses Malone passes away at 60

BY STEVE CHAWKINS LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS When Moses Malone was growing up in Petersburg, Va., he lived in a four-room wooden house propped up on cinder...

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...

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...

Scott’s daughters honor dad with touching video, letter

After a long battle with cancer, ESPN anchor Stuart Scott died on Jan. 4, 2014. On the anniversary of his death, his daughters posted...

The Champ and the draft

Remembering Muhammad Ali’s bold stance 50 years after he refused to go to war BY MICHAEL K. BOHN TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE “I’m the greatest! I’m the greatest!”...

THE CHRISTMAS SEASON

The Dolphins give back This week, Miami Dolphins players, coaches, cheerleaders, Miami Dolphins Women’s Organization members and mascot “T.D.” welcomed 125 preselected kids from Miami-Dade,...

FLORIDA COURIER / OUT AND ABOUT

Action at the net This was the scene last weekend at the Palm Beach Juniors Volleyball Tournament in Fort Lauderdale, which attracted girls’ volleyball teams...

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...

Top 10 bowl games to watch this season

BY MATT MURSCHEL ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS As bowl season kicks into gear later this week, here are the top 10 games I’m looking forward to watching this...

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