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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 ...

Athletes inducted into UM Sports Hall of Fame

Olympic Champion Lauryn Williams, Super Bowl Champion Jonathan Vilma and Kym Hope, head women’s basketball coach at Johnson & Wales University, all joined a long and distinguished list of University of Miami athletic greats who were inducted into Sports Hall ...

NFL draft picks have promise

The NFL draft is coming up fast and once again the prized pick is expected to be a franchise changing quarterback. This year two names stand out at the top of the heap and the truth is they may be ...

Big sporting event in the Bahamas

Track and field teams from around the world are scheduled to compete in the IAFF World Relays on May 2-3 in Nassau, Bahamas. The international biennial track and field sporting event will be held at the Thomas A. Robinson Stadium, ...

Stanton boosts Marlins’ chances

The $325 million dollar man, known as Giancarlo Stanton, is ready to lead the Miami Marlins into the next phase in their pursuit of greatness. The Marlins’ super slugger has accomplished a lot in his young career. However, this offseason ...

Northwestern girls break GMAC track record

Miami Northwestern High School senior La’Kayla Harris broke a GMAC championship meet record, leading the girls’ track team to a seventh consecutive county team title at the GMAC Track and Field Championships at Southridge Park on March 17.

Falcon player gives back to community

Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall, Miami-Dade School Board Member for District 2, recently organized a meeting with Brownsville Middle School students, administrators and Atlanta Falcons running back Devonta Freeman.

FMU track stars shine at the Hurricane Invitational meet

The Florida Memorial University track and field team had a strong showing at the Hurricane Invitational at Cobb Stadium on the campus of University of Miami in Coral Gables March 21. Brittany Starling ran an impressive performance in the 100-meter ...