Whether They Wanted it or Not, Jackie Robinson Raised Americans’ Consciousness | The New York Times

George Vecsey, The New York Times | BOSTON, MA – JANUARY 1: Former professional baseball player Jackie Robinson at Boston University. Exact date unknown. (Photo by Frank O’Brien/The Boston Globe via Getty Images). Featured Image This happened at Shea Stadium a few decades ago: My son and I were in a half-empty section, not far […]

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The War on Black Athletes | The Atlantic Trump isn’t the first president to show such overt interest in sports, but he’s the only president in recent memory to attack athletes for their politics.

Trump isn’t the first president to show such overt interest in sports, but he’s the only president in recent memory to attack athletes for their politics.

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Mo’ne Davis, Little League World Series Legend Is Headed To Hampton University | HBCU Buzz

Facebook0Twitter0MailHBCU Editors , HBCU Buzz Mo’ne Davis, who four years ago hurled her way into the annals of the Little League World Series and the hearts of the sports world as a pitcher for the Taney Dragons of South Philadelphia, has decided she will attend Hampton University next fall. Davis, who used a 70-plus mph […]

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Simone Biles makes history, wins 4th all-around world gymnastics title while battling kidney stones – but she’s still disappointed | CBS News

Facebook0Twitter0MailCAITLIN O’KANE , CBS News Simone Biles made history on Thursday by becoming the first woman gymnast to win four all-around world championships. Not only did Biles break a record at the 48th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships in Doha, Qatar, she overcame several challenges — including her own high standards, The Associated Press reports. Biles […]

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Willie McCovey, Hall of Famer and Giants legend, dies at age 80 | ESPN Willie McCovey, the Hall of Fame first baseman who played 19 of his 22 seasons with the San Francisco Giants and slugged 521 career home runs, died Wednesday at age 80.

Willie McCovey, the Hall of Fame first baseman who played 19 of his 22 seasons with the San Francisco Giants and slugged 521 career home runs, died Wednesday at age 80.

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