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In The Life Of Jackie Robinson: Branch Rickey

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Without Branch Rickey, the world of baseball, and sports for that matter, would be totally different.  A flamboyant, cigar-smoking, Bible-quoting, 63-year-old midwesterner whose ordinary speech often resembled a sermon, Rickey was the presid

This Day In Sports: Minnie Minoso Becomes The Chicago White Sox’ First Black Player

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Jackie Robinson broke baseballs color barrier in 1947 with the help of Dodgers owner Branch Rickey, who saw the benefits of Robinsons arrival and the overall need to integrate a game that was only half as good as it could be because of its prejudic

Bo Porter’s New Baseball Academy Was Inspired By Jackie Robinson

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Bo Porter has over 28 years of MLB experience as a player, coach, manager, front office executive, and baseball analyst. He's worked as an on-air...

Black History Month In Focus: Dodgers Great Don Newcombe

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This is part of The Shadow League's Black History Month In Focus series celebrating Black exc

The Shadow League Was Inspired By The Negro League’s Fighting Spirit, Underdog Excellence

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The Shadow League name was created in the spirit of the Negro Leagues

Roger Goodell Should Reinstate Colin Kaepernick During George Floyd Memorial

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The public memorial for George Floyd in Minneapolis is taking place today. I'm crying as I watch the cornucopia of people joining together in...

Don Newcombe, MLB’s First Black Cy Young Winner, Dies At 92

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Newcombe was the first Black Cy Young Award winner, 20-game winner, and All-Star in MLB history.  Brooklyn Dodgers legendary pitcher, Don Newcombe died Tuesday morning...

Crystal Hogan Blazes A Trail For Women Refs In Men’s College Hoops

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In November, Crystal Hogan became the first woman in history to referee a men's D-I college basketball game when Seattle University met Pudget Sound. Before...

Standing Up And Having The Courage To Ignore White Rage In The NFL

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The NFL didnt have to do this. 

They didnt have to collude against Colin Kaepernick and

Where’s The Risk In Hiring Becky Hammon If She’s Qualified?

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Wheres the risk in hiring Becky Hammon if shes qualified? 

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