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Len Bias had much promise

The late Len Bias was the greatest basketball player that I ever saw. Yes, I saw young Michael Jordan at North Carolina and followed with the rest of America as we all wanted to be "Like Mike." Jordan, of course, ...

Mayor honors Miami Heat Wheels

Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Gimenez and county commissioners presented a proclamation to the Miami Heat Wheels wheelchair basketball team on May 20. The team recently won the NWBA Division 3 National Championship. The ceremony, which took place at the Miami-Dade Commission ...

Dolphins host Special Olympics clinic

Miami Dolphins General Manager Dennis Hickey and all 22 rookies recently hosted Special Olympic athletes from Miami-Dade and Broward counties at the Doctors Hospital Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University. The purpose of the clinic was to promote physical fitness ...

FIU's track teams shine at meet

Florida International University performed well at the Conference USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in El Paso, Texas on May 14-17. The four-day event saw several FIU athletes score high in different categories. On day one, Bejai Fray finished third ...

Cheating, ultimate betrayal

So it seems that the NFL finally nailed the New England Patriots. It was only four months ago that the Pats raised another Lombardi trophy and triumphantly gave all of the league’s other envious franchises a big middle finger. Well, ...

Miami-Dade seeks track stars

Kids around Miami-Dade will have an opportunity to show off their running, jumping and throwing skills during the county’s inaugural “USATF Future Stars” Track and Field Meet. The event is being presented by USA Track and Field (USATF) and the ...

Baltimore Raven gives back to community

Three-time NFL Pro Bowler Elvis Dumervil, who spent seven years with the Denver Broncos and for the past two years has been the outside linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens, returned to his hometown in the City of Opa-locka on Thursday, ...

Dolphins, City Year to benefit kids

The Miami Dolphins, through their educational pillar of their foundation, officially announced the public launch of a four-year $1 million partnership with City Year Miami, an education-focused nonprofit organization that partners with public schools to help keep students in school ...

Luncheon honors Miami-Dade student athletes

Dade School's Athletic Foundation honored high school student athletes across the county at its annual Miami-Dade County Public Schools Scholar-Athlete Luncheon. The event, held at the Hilton Miami Airport Hotel on April 27, honored the top male and female scholar-athletes ...

Mayweather fight a snoozer

So today the world reacts. The epic $400 million dollar fight in Las Vegas between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio turned out to be another snoozer. That is what many of Mayweather's fights have been like in my opinion. Boring. ...

Miami Heat Wheels are basketball champs

On April 19, the Miami-Dade County Parks’ Miami Heat Wheels wheelchair basketball team was crowned NWBA Division 3 national champions after defeating the San Antonio Spurs wheelchair basketball team 70-66 at the 67th annual NWBA National Championships in Louisville, Kentucky.

Baseball has forgotten Black

I remember growing up in the Bahamas and being in the schoolyard with my friends playing a game we loved: baseball. We played with wooden sticks and occasionally bats or with tennis balls instead of baseballs before we moved on ...

Miami-Dade youth basketball players win Mayor’s Cup

The Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department hosted the Miami-Dade Youth Basketball League Championships on April 8-9 at the Northwest Boys & Girls Club in Miami. The annual event is a new addition to the Youth Sports Championship ...

Opa-locka Hurricanes win big

The Opa-locka Hurricanes track team performed well at the Tacolcy Invitational on April 11 at Curtis Park, 1901 NW 24th Ave. “Baby Lamborghini” Gregorianna Fraser won triple gold in the 100-meters, 200-meters and 400-meters for the Girls Ages 7-8 category. ...

Florida Memorial University track wins at Sun Conference

Florida Memorial University’s men's and women's track and field team closed out a successful showing at the Sun Conference Championship on Sunday, as both teams finished among the top teams in the conference. The women placed seventh overall with 48 ...