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MLBs 20th Futures Game at Nationals Park on Saturday was indeed that -- a glimpse into the multicultural futu
Cleveland Indians skipper Terry Francona isnt considered an elite strategist or sabermetrics genius. Hes rarely mentioned among the upper echelon of managers in MLB, despite having two World Series rings.
It really doesnt matter, because hist
The story of Jackie Robinson breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier is well documented. It was in 1947 when Jackie made his debut, and he went on to win the Rookie of the Year award. While he would make steady improvem
The SEC’s reigning Defensive Player of the Year, Michael Sam, shocked the NFL community over the weekend by becoming the first openly-gay NFL draft prospect.
"I'm not afraid of who I am," Sam told Outside the Lines journ
The most storied franchise in baseball history, and perhaps even all of sports is the New York Yankees. Established in 1901, the Yankees have racked up more hardware than most other teams combined. With 27 World Series titles
A guy once asked the late great Negro League player and ambassador Buck O’Neil, “Well, Mr. O’Neil, what do you think about steroids?”
O’Neil’s blunt reply: “The only reason we didn’t use stero
- 1878 Bud Fowler is the first known professional black player on an integrated team when he plays in Lynn, Iowa exhibition games.
It all started in March of 1945.
Wendell Smith, a young sports writer with the Pittsburgh Courier (the nation's largest African-American newspaper), called a Boston councilman, Mr. Isadore Muchnick, who was campaigning for re-e