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Nation’s First African-American US World Series Little League Team Stripped of Title

In a strange twist of fate of a story that had millions cheering for the underdog across the U.S.,  people are saddened to hear about Jackie Robinson West, the US champions at the Little League World Series, were stripped of their title. The team attracted significant attention after becoming the first all African-American team to win the US title before losing the world championship to South Korea’s Seoul. ...

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Former Gator Willie Jackson Named EWC Athletic Director

Former National Football League (NFL) wide receiver, Willie Bernard Jackson, Jr. was officially named the new Athletic Director for Edward Waters College (EWC)last week at a press conference in the Adams-Jenkins Sports and Music Complex. Jackson played in the NFL for eight seasons during the 1990s and 2000s. Jackson also played college football for the University of Florida from 1990 to 1993 under coach Ste ...

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ESPN Anchor Stuart Scott Dies From Cancer at 49-Years Old

 Longtime ESPN anchor Stuart Scott died recently from cancer. He was only 49 years old. Scott, who was diagnosed with cancer back in 2007, battled recurring bouts of the disease but continued in his career as an award-winning sports journalist. Just last year, he delivered an epic speech about his fight with cancer at the ESPYs, when accepting the Jimmy V Award for Perseverance. During his acceptance speech ...

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Rice wins appeal, ‘suspension vacated’

by Barry Wilner NEW YORK (AP) - Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, the players' union said Friday. NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah told The Associated Press in an email that "I can only confirm the suspension has been vacated, effective immediately." The appeal was heard earlier this month by former U.S. District Judge Barbara S. Jones. She was deciding whe ...

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