African American Athletes

Hue Jackson to lead Colin Kaepernick workout; 13 NFL teams have committed to attend | ESPN

FacebookTwitterMailFormer NFL head coach Hue Jackson will lead the drills during quarterback Colin Kaepernick‘s scheduled workout in Atlanta on Saturday, and former NFL head coach Joe Philbin will be in attendance to assist, the league announced Thursday. The NFL said 11 teams have committed to attend: the Arizona Cardinals, Atlanta Falcons, Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos, Detroit Lions, Miami Dolphins, New […]
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The Forgotten All-Star Game That Helped Integrate Baseball | Deadspin

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Stephanie Liscio, Deadspin The 1939 East-West All-Star Game in Chicago. Photo: Getty. Featured Image Cleveland celebrated its sixth time hosting MLB’s All-Star Game last week, it might have seemed an odd event to commemorate baseball’s integration. But when Jackie Robinson stepped onto the field in a Brooklyn Dodgers uniform in April of 1947, becoming the first African-American to play in […]
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