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Florida A&M University women’s cross country team shines again

The Florida A&M University women’s cross country team won their fourth straight Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference championship on Oct. 31, becoming the third school in league history to do so. FAMU, which has now won the last four titles (2012, 2013, ...

Miami Northwestern and Miami Central High Schools

They go back a long way, both on the defensive side of the football. Miami Central High School Rockets Coach Roland “Paddy” Smith and Miami Northwestern High School Bulls Coach Max Edwards went into last weekend on two different paths. ...

Coaches Aubrey Hill and Rodney Harris speak

There were stories upon stories beyond the obvious of the high stakes battle for a spot in the playoffs when the Carol City Chiefs took on the Miami Northwestern Bulls at Traz Powell Stadium last weekend. But first, it was ...

A champion beyond the game

Vickie M. Smith Jackson, pictured center, was honored in Tallahassee, Fla. by the Florida State University Athletic Department on Oct. 18 as a Champion Beyond the Game. Jackson was awarded the honor at Bobby Bowden Field/ Doak Campbell Stadium’s University ...

FIU tight end Jonnu Smith is on a roll

Florida International University junior tight end Jonnu Smith tied a career-high with 10 catches, including two touchdowns, while registering a career-best 183 yards receiving as FIU defeated Old Dominion, 41-12, on Saturday night. For his performance, the American Sports Network ...

‘Be A Voice Soccer Cup’ raises money for kids

More than 100 Voices For Children supporters recently put on their soccer cleats and competed in Voices For Children Foundation’s fourth annual “Be A Voice Soccer Cup” at Futbox Futsal Center in Doral. The event, sponsored by Mercantil Commercebank, raised ...

Miami Jackson and Booker T. Washington High Schools

High school football is nearing the end of the 2015 regular season. It is a battle for district titles, wild card berths, and, for some, just a battle for pride to salvage a season of disappointments. But for a moment, ...

Miami Central wins Commissioner’s Cup

For the second year in a row, the Miami Central Rockets defeated the Miami Northwestern Bulls, keeping the coveted Commissioner’s Cup in District 2. The football game took place at the Traz Powell Stadium, located on the campus of Miami ...

Norland Vikings win Miami Gardens Mayor’s Cup

Miami Gardens Mayor Oliver Gilbert III took time away from the pressures of politics to enjoy athletic competition in the fifth annual Miami Gardens Mayor’s Cup football game between the Carol City Chiefs and Miami Norland Vikings. Gilbert, who was ...

FIU throttles UTEP in home game

Florida International University’s football team scored as quickly as an ice cube melts in the midday Miami heat when the Panthers played UTEP on Saturday at high noon at FIU Stadium. FIU scored six touchdowns before halftime to rout the ...

Orange Bowl Committee honors select youth parks

Now in its 17th season, the Orange Bowl Youth Football Alliance (YFA), presented by Sports Authority, visited four sites across Miami-Dade and Broward Counties on Sept. 26. The program recognizes select youth football parks across South Florida each Saturday during ...

Dolphins fire coach Joe Philbin

Dolphins fire coach Joe Philbin. Joe Philbin has been fired four games into his fourth season as coach of the Miami Dolphins, and one day after a flop on an international stage sealed his fate. The firing came Monday after ...

Florida Memorial University track coach to retire

Roosevelt Richardson Jr., whose association with Florida Memorial University and Miami Dade College goes back to the early 1970s, has announced that he will retire as the head men’s and women’s cross country and track and field coach. His retirement ...

Orange Bowl launches girls’ golf program

The Orange Bowl, in conjunction with The First Tee Miami, launched the Orange Bowl “Drive for Excellence” girls’ golf program on Sept. 17. It is the Orange Bowl’s first girls’ sports initiative. The program is designed to empower young South ...

Irving Thomas honored in Opa-locka

“Who said great things don’t come from Opa-locka?” gloated Opa-locka Commissioner Terence K. Pinder, as he introduced his childhood hero, Irving Thomas Jr., during a regular commission meeting on Sept. 9. Thomas, a retired NBA basketball player, returned home to ...