SERENA WILLIAMS / FRENCH OPEN 2015

Still doing it Palm Beach County resident Serena Williams celebrated during a second round win in the French Open in Paris. Williams also defeated Broward...

Orlando City Soccer to privately build stadium

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Soccer franchise Orlando City is going forward with plans for a downtown soccer-only stadium, privately paying for a project that...

A WINNING COMBINATION

Dolphins donation will help students excel   Miami-Dade School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, Miami Dolphins President/CEO Tom Garfinkel and Dan Marino join Norland High School students in...

Abdul-Jabbar recovering from bypass surgery

FROM WIRE REPORTS Kareem Abdul-Jabbar underwent quadruple coronary bypass surgery on April 16 and is expected to make a full recovery. Abdul-Jabbar was admitted to...

2015 NCAA WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

Huskie women celebrate in Tampa The University of Connecticut women’s basketball team erupts in celebration after defeating Notre Dame, 63-53, Tuesday in the NCAA Championship game...

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...

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...

Mission accomplished for Duke freshman

Jahlil Okafor and Tyus Jones help Blue Devils defeat Kaminsky and Wisconsin BY DAVID HAUGH CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS INDIANAPOLIS — Somewhere beneath Jahlil Okafor’s bear hug Monday night,...

UConn women No. 1

UConn forward Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis (23) hoists the NCAA championship trophy after they defeated Notre Dame, 63-53, in the title game at the Amalie Arena...

Illinois State coach among 7 killed in plane crash

BY PATRICK M. O’CONNELL AND ALEXANDRA CHACKKEVITCH CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS CHICAGO — Two members of Illinois State University’s athletic department were among seven people killed when a...

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