Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Globetrotters’ Meadowlark Lemon dies at 83

BY CARL RIVERA LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) Long before athletes tweeted, and in-your-face dunks and tackles could be shared by millions instantly, Meadowlark Lemon became...

Biles clinches sixth national title with all-around gold

JAMIE SQUIRE/GETTY IMAGES/TNS Simone Biles competes during the Women's Senior competition at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships at the Sprint Center on...

No retaliation against Heat employee who protested during anthem

BY IRA WINDERMAN SUN SENTINEL / TNS MIAMI – A Miami Heat executive told the Sun Sentinel on Saturday that there will be “no change”...

Former NFL, UF player dies after battle with rare brain condition

Neiron Ball BY JERRY MCDONALDTHE MERCURY NEWS/TNS Neiron Ball, a former Oakland Raiders linebacker who...

Numbers dwindle but not enthusiasm

Florida Classic game attendance was 45,372, slightly lower than last year. BY ANDREAS BUTLER FLORIDA COURIER Thousands ascend upon Orlando each year for the Florida Blue Florida...

68 reasons to root for 68 teams in NCAA Tournament

MARCH MADNESS 2019 STREETER LECKA/ GETTY IMAGES/TNS Duke’s Zion Williamson (1) dunks against North Carolina during...

Still in shock

THE CHAMPIONSHIPS, WIMBLEDON / 2019  COURTESY OF WIMBLEDON.COM  Cori...

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...

O’Neal gets a ‘Fun’ title with Carnival Cruise Line

BY RICHARD TRIBOU ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS Shaquille O’Neal has joined the Carnival Cruise Line team as its CFO, but he isn’t the Chief Financial Officer. No, the F,...

HBCUs teams away this weekend

Florida HBCU football teams all have games out of state this weekend. Bethune-Cookman University will play North Texas on Sept. 10 in Denton, Texas. The...