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‘Olympic Pride, American Prejudice’

The 2016 Olympics are less than one month away, and as all eyes turn to Brazil to see the world’s best athletes compete against each other, we look at how far African American men and women have come. But we ...

Tropical Park boxing gym honors late legend

One Miami-Dade County park is paying tribute to Muhammad Ali, the late three-time heavy-weight boxing champion. The Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Dept. and County Commissioner Javier D. Souto will join members of the local boxing community to rename Tropical ...

Fun and games at Camp RED

Dwyane Wade Sr. recently hosted 500 kids at ProPops Foundation’s Fifth Annual Camp RED at North Miami Senior High School. The camp on June 17-19 allowed local children from underprivileged communities to participate in a co-ed basketball tournament, listen to ...

Cavaliers win NBA championship

History has been made.The Cleveland Cavaliers won the NBA Finals, defeating the Golden State Warriors 93-89 in Sunday's deciding Game 7. This is the first major sports championship that a Cleveland team has won since 1964. In perhaps the biggest ...

TD Bank supports Special Olympics athletes

TD Bank is working to raise more than $1 million for Special Olympics chapters across its Maine-to-Florida footprint. Along with TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation and TD Auto Finance, the company will support Special Olympics through the bank's eighth annual fundraising ...

Edison High athletes receive scholarships

On June 9, a signing ceremony was held for eight outstanding soccer players who received scholarships based on their academic achievements and athletic talent. The athletes are from Miami Edison High School. They are members of the Little Haiti FC ...

Family seeks U.S. stamp to honor basketball legend

Some men live, and some men live to make history. Earl Lloyd made history. Born April 3, 1928 in Alexandra, Virginia, Earl Lloyd, a ninth round selection out of West Virginia State College, was drafted by the Washington Capitols in ...

Barry University men's soccer assistant coach resigns

Barry University assistant men's soccer coach Henry Apaloo is leaving the program to take a similar position at NCAA Division I Florida Gulf Coast University.

Larry Little: Hometown Hall of Famer

Students and faculty at Booker T. Washington High School got a chance to meet Hall of Famer Larry Little and learn how his childhood in Miami shaped him into the successful football player that he is today. The Pro Football ...

Sending Rockets into summer

Coach Roland Smith winds down on his third year leading the Miami Central Rockets. Though there wasn’t a Spring Football Jamboree for the third year in a row, there was the usual Intra-Squad Scrimmage to send the Rockets into the ...

Serena Williams: French Open Champion?

Tennis superstar and South Florida resident Serena Williams started her campaign Tuesday, May 24 in Paris at the French Open. The defending Rolland Garros Champion is not only in search of her fourth French Title (2002, 2013, 2015) but she ...

Back in the saddle again

Coach Tim “Ice” Harris Sr. is right at home and back in the saddle again. Saturday, May 21, marked the first full scrimmage since Harris returned to Booker T. Washington High School as the varsity football head coach. The Tornadoes ...

Panthers claim eight medals at event

Seven members of the Florida International University track and field team claimed eight medals and set four school records during this year's Conference USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Miami selected to host Super Bowl LIV

The NFL Tuesday awarded Super Bowl LIV to South Florida in 2020. The announcement from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell came during the NFL’s Spring League Meeting in Charlotte. The Miami Super Bowl Host Committee now begins moving forward with proposed ...

FAMU women win MEAC crown ball crown

The FAMU women's softball team captured their third straight MEAC title on Saturday, May 14, eliminating arch rival Bethune-Cookman, 8-1 in the second and deciding game of the tournament. FAMU (27-28) dropped the opening game, 8-3 to the Wildcats (22-31), ...

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