Ezekiel Elliott’s celebration boosts donations to Salvation Army

BY CLARENCE E. HILL JR. FORT WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM/TNS A small jump for Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott has spurred a big jump in donations for...

Stanford stars helping to change the complexion of swimming

Two African-Americans sweep medals at NCAA swim championship BY ELLIOTT ALMOND SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS/TNS SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Simone Manuel was 11 years old when she...

FROM PATRIOT TO DOLPHIN

With Brian Flores’ hire, the Miami franchise becomes the only NFL team with a Black head coach and Black general manager.

USTA hires Blackman to head player development

Boca Raton’s Martin Blackman has been named the general manager of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) Player Development. He will oversee the USTA’s...

2017-18 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON

B-CU can’t pull off the upset During a week that saw Howard University pull off the biggest upset in college football history by beating the...

Snoop Dogg donates $35,000 to Kaepernick’s #MillionDollarPledge

BY NICOLE HYATT EURWEB.COM Snoop Dogg has donated at total of $35,000 to Colin Kaepernick’s #MillionDollarPledge, with all funds going to the Dallas-based group Mothers Against...

Why TV sports is driving your cable bill up

BY MEG JAMES LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS LOS ANGELES – Last year, Americans collectively spent 31 billion hours watching sports on TV – a 40 percent increase...

Diversity report shows small gains for Black coaches, GMs

BY IRA BOUDWAY BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS From the owner’s box to the sideline, White men occupy most positions of authority in the National Football League, according to...

B-CU outlasts FAMU in a Florida Classic thriller, 29-24

FROM STAFF REPORTS Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) continued its Florida Classic winning streak on Saturday, defeating instate rival Florida A&M University (FAMU) 29-24 in their annual...

REMEMBERING ‘THE GREATEST’

Courier photojournalist shares his experience in Louisville during Muhammad Ali’s funeral BY DUANE C. FERNANDEZ SR. FLORIDA COURIER Muhammad Ali was a hero to many people around...

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