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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

ESPN commentator removed after ‘gorilla’ remark about tennis star

EURWEB.COM An ESPN tennis commentator learned the hard way that you don’t use the word “gorilla” or even “guerilla” when you’re trying to be cute...

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