President Donald Trump says he's considering a posthumous pardon for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after the late Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines.
Super Bowl champion Philadelphia will host Atlanta to kick off the 2018 NFL season on Thursday night, Sept. 6.
Joel Embiid had trouble with his new mask.
Jackie Robinson's daughter thinks black baseball players are more reluctant to speak publicly about racial issues than their NFL and NBA colleagues because they constitute a lower percentage of rosters.
The Philadelphia Eagles have released cornerback Daryl Worley, hours after he was arrested.
A day before playing in the 2005 final at the All England Club, Venus Williams addressed a meeting of the Grand Slam Board, urging Wimbledon and the French Open to offer equal pay to male and female players.
Thousands of fans lined up in downtown Philadelphia to celebrate another sports championship with a parade, this time for Villanova University's Wildcats.
The Philadelphia 76ers are paying tribute to Hall of Famer Julius Erving with a sculpture depicting him soaring.
They chanted his name from the cheap seats: "Di-Vin-cen-zo, Di-Vin-cen-zo." By the time Donte DiVincenzo was done doing his damage, Villanova had another title and college basketball had its newest star.
Markelle Fultz heard 20,000 fans chanting "Fultz! Fultz! Fultz!" and for a fleeting moment he thought they were serenading Philly's most popular athlete.
With all of the underdogs and upsets that have upended the NCAA tournament, no one has managed to come close to Villanova.
The Philadelphia 76ers want Markelle Fultz back this season, but only when the No. 1 pick in last year's draft is comfortable that he's regained his shooting stroke.
The controversy over protests during the national anthem at NFL games last season helped propel issues of racial inequality and social injustice to the forefront and gave athletes a stronger voice to bring about change, current and former players said ...
A FedEx employee in 1997, Marsell Colbert wasn't surprised to learn he was Coeur d'Alene's first African-American courier.
The red shirt didn't have a collar. His head doesn't have quite as much hair. His lower spine has been fused.