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...

2015 U.S. OPEN

Two of the greatest On Tuesday, Serena Williams and big sis Venus walk off the court after Serena won their quarterfinal match, 6-2, 1-6, 6-3,...

2015-16 COLLEGE FOOTBALL SEASON

It’s about that time! Bethune-Cookman University and Florida A&M University both play their first football games of the season on Sept. 5 against the University...

Florida Memorial has new basketball coach

Florida Memorial University has hired Artis Maddox from Mountain State University as the head coach of the men’s basketball team. “I’m excited about the possibilities...

Sports reporter to speak at FAMU graduation

Fox Sports reporter Pam Oliver will address graduates at Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) summer commencement on Aug. 7. Oliver received her bachelor’s degree in broadcast...

Miami Dolphins schedule evening scrimmage

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER For the first time in team history, the Miami Dolphins will host an evening scrimmage at 6:30 p.m., Friday, Aug....

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...

Champion to become anchor for ESPN ‘SportsCenter’

EURWEB.COM The dream is now a reality for ESPN2’s Cari Champion. After two and half years as co-host of the network’s “First Take,” Champion has graduated...

EWC starts football season Aug. 22

SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER The Edward Waters College (EWC) Athletics Department has released its 2015 Tiger football schedule, which includes games against Kennesaw State...

2015 NBA FINALS

Going to the hole The Cleveland Cavaliers’ Tristan Thompson (13) can’t stop NBA Finals’ Most Valuable Player Andre Iguodala on a third-quarter dunk in Game...

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