Abdul-Jabbar auctions off rings, trophies to help kids in STEM program

Abdul-Jabbar BY STACY M. BROWNNNPA NEWSWIRE CORRESPONDENT When Kareem Abdul-Jabbar left the NBA in...

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...

Plenty to do during Florida Classic weekend

B-CU, FAMU event kicks off with job fair, Battle of the Bands SPECIAL TO THE COURIER Tens of thousands of fans both near and far will...

B-CU and EWC have games in Florida this weekend

Bethune-Cookman University faces Savannah State at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, in Daytona Beach. More info: BCUathletics.com Edward Waters College (EWC) will play Ava Maria...

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...

Kaepernick is GQ’s ‘Citizen of the Year’

EURWEB.COM Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick has received GQ’s coveted 2017 “Citizen of the Year” honor. The magazine on Monday released the covers of its four...

Gymnastics leaders resign as victims speak out

Scores of athletes tell their stories at sentencing hearing for doctor BY DAVID WHARTON LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS USA Gymnastics, struggling through a massive sexual abuse scandal, announced...

NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION 2016

The Heat get historically hot Miami Heat forward Luol Deng went to the hoop Tuesday as the Heat beat the Chicago Bulls 129-111 in Miami....

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...

Berlin wasn’t just Jesse Owens Olympics

‘Olympic Pride, American Prejudice’ tells the stories of other African-Americans who excelled at the 1936 games. BY RONDA RACHA PENRICE URBAN NEWS SERVICE Gymnast Simone Biles. Swimmer...

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