By Christoper Tidmore Contributing Writer The New Orleans Hornets basketball team was re-dubbed the Pelicans, in an announcement by the team’s new majority owner Tom
By J. Kojo Livingston Contributing Writer They are already being compared to Venus and Serena Williams, just in different sports. Actually, a variety of sports.
(Special from New America Media and Loop21) – Adulation and the perks of celebrity should accompany becoming the first of your race or ethnic group to achieve international acclaim or ... Retired athletes excited about chance to inspire young people in N.O.
By Ro Brown Contributing Writer If you are a basketball fan you are familiar with names like Oscar Robertson, Dave DeBusschere, Dave Bing, Dave Cowens and Archie Clark. They were teammates…not on ... The Olympics in retrospect N.O.’s own Audrey Patterson Tyler set the London Olympics on fire
By Ro Brown Contributing Writer Fanny Blankers-Koen was fast! So fast, that the sprinter from the Netherlands was the star of the 1948 Summer Olympic Games — the last time London hosted ... Super Bowl to kick off return to pre-Katrina tourism
By Chris Villere and Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writers Eight months from now, New Orleanians will be hoping and praying for the Saints to have home field advantage in the Super Bowl XLVII. ... Roland Martin debacle: Race is always hiding under the carpet
By Rev. Barbara Reynolds TriceEdneyWire.com Columnist Eliot Spitzer, the disgraced governor of New York, spent thousands of dollars committing adultery with prostitutes on company time. He resigned, apologized for his scandalous behavior ... New Orleans Saints honor journalist Peter ‘Champ’ Clark
The Louisiana Weekly staff reports Two-time Xavier University of Louisiana graduate Peter W. “Champ” Clark is one of 10 New Orleans sports journalists and publicists honored by the New Orleans Saints ... Boxers, even former opponents, mourn Smokin’ Joe Frazier
(Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from the Afro American Newspapers) — Several boxing greats expressed their bereavement following the death of Smokin’ Joe Frazier including the former heavyweight ... PGA exhibit honors pioneer Black golfers
(Special to the NNPA from the CrossRoads News) — History buffs and golf aficionados can delve into the history of African-American golf at “Celebrating African-American Golf Pioneers,” an exhibit at ...
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