By Denise Jordan Special to Frost Illustrated BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Former Northrop High School track star Whitney McDonald won two silver medals at the 2014 SWAC Indoor Championships held in Birmingham, Ala., Feb. 21 and Feb. 22. McDonald, a junior at Texas Southern University, took silver in the 400 meter dash with a time of 55.42 and anchored […]
Phil Jackson says Lakers dynasty broke up because of Shaq’s ‘clown role’ By SEAN HIGHKIN 5 hours ago (Photo via USA TODAY Sports Images) BOSTON — As arguably the greatest coach in basketball history, Phil Jackson won 11 championships with Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant. If anybody would know the differences […]
By Malorie Marshall Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News Vonetta Flowers, the first African-American to win a gold medal at a Winter Olympic games is also an honorary member of the historically black sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha. The olympian, who won the gold in bobsledding at the 2002 Olympics in Salt […]
World Cup 2014: Nigeria’s Dike will miss tournament By Oluwashina Okeleji BBC Sport, Lagos Toronto striker Bright Dike has been ruled out of Nigeria’s World Cup squad after surgery on an Achilles injury. via BBC Sport – World Cup 2014: Nigeria’s Dike will miss tournament.
Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Joe Concha U.S. NEWS 02.23.14 Image is Everything…Unless We’re Talking About the NFL From DUI’s to domestic abuse and disorderly conduct, no matter how out of bounds football players go off the field, fans are still game to place bets for them winning big on it. Whenever a notable NFL player […]
Jason Collins becomes the first openly gay NBA player A Boston Celtics player in 2012, Mr Collins will rejoin the team he has played seven of his 12 seasons with. Veteran basketball player Jason Collins has become the first openly gay athlete to play in a competitive game for a major US professional sports league. […]
Whitney McDonald, a junior runner at Texas Southern from Fort Wayne, was recently named Southwestern Athletic Conference Female Track Athlete of the Week.
Barrier breaking athlete Nate Northington is scheduled to visit Fort Wayne on Feb. 6, thanks to the efforts of a number of community organizations.
In the collegiate sports industry, black athletes and the black community are exploited, enriching others while leaving the community and, ultimately, the athletes themselves destitute.
17-year-old Randon Moore and 16-year-old Quantez Elijah Jet have been accepted to participate in an invitation only Top Gun for Elite Players clinic.