In 1997, the NBA broke down a barrier by hiring two female referees, Violet Palmer and Dee Kanter.The ground breaking referees faced the expected backlash, from both players and fa
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J.R. Todd was born addicted to racing, possessing a thirst and passion for the craft that was passed down by his dad, who had an insatiable need for speed and motorcycles.As far b
The 2015 WNBA champion will be decided on Wednesday night and for the first time since 2009 the series will go the full five games. Game 5 is Wednesday night in Minneapolis, where
MMA has Ronda Rousey and this summer we should get a peak into the future of women's boxing when 18-year-old Team USA boxer
In late March I wrote a piece for TSLs Our Game 2 series entitled
1878 Bud Fowler is the first known professional black player on an integrated team when he plays in Lynn, Iowa exhibition games.
Back when Afrika Bambaataa converted the Black Spades – by far the largest gang in New York City in the 1970s – into the Universal Zulu Nation, hip-hop’s preemi
Does America’s Pastime even want anything to do with us?
James Jones and Tayshaun Prince represent the NBA’s gradual willingness to put crucial decisions in the hands of young, Black men.
The former MLB executive and manager pays his respects to baseball’s original barrier-breaker.