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Smart Move on Helmet-to-Helmet Hits

As today's professional football athletes have become bigger, stronger and faster, it was only a matter of time before the National Football League (NFL) cracked down ...

Sports and Politics Are Married

Sports are an unquestionable vehicle that galvanizes entire communities, towns and even countries into a collective discourse that move many into civic, regional ...

Fists of Freedom

In American history there has never been a sports human rights protest that has rang louder and stood the test of time, like John Carlos' and Tommie Smith's...

NASCAR Continues Its Focus On Diversity

For those of you who traditionally label NASCAR as a haven for good 'ol southern country boys, welcome to the new age. You should have noticed by now that NASCAR ...

World Cup Aftermath: Limited Opportunites Hurt Our Youth

Okay, we all love football, basketball, hockey and baseball here in the good ol' USA; however, the sports planet in which we all are members have a different viewpoint ...

NASCAR's Diversity Program Success

The Drive for Diversity® program is enjoying a breakout year in just its third season. Drive for Diversity® is an ethnic and gender minority driver and crew member...

Beauty and Game

I can remember back in elementary school when it was considered odd for girls to play in sports. For those who dared to cross the chalky lines, the term, "tomboy" was often used ...

Glory Road Gave Hope For What Could Be

Glory Road, the much ballyhooed Hollywood movie, has it place as it weaved a positive spin during a turbulent time concerning race relations. When Texas Western (now the University of Texas at El Paso)...

Pioneer Ernie Davis Finally Remembered

When the late-great Ernest R. Davis, commonly known as Ernie, became the first African American to win college football's most prized award, the Heisman Trophy in 1961 ...

Eddie Robinson: The Mentor

Grambling State University football coaching legend, Eddie Robinson's recent passing at 88 from Alzheimer's disease, made many across America revisit a time when segregation ...

Lovie Smith/Tony Dungy and the Superbowl

Not since the days of Walter Payton, Jim McMahon, Mike Singletary, and William "The Refrigerator" Perry have the Chicago Bears experienced the glory of the Big Dance. Their defense is the ...

Field Generals: Former NFL Quarterbacks Teaching Youth, Preserving History

Founded by ex-NFL quarterbacks Warren Moon, Doug Williams, Marlin Briscoe, James "Shack" Harris, Vince Evans and Randall Cunningham, this group of African-American males is taking dead aim ...

Nike Partners With Negro Baseball League

This February, as part of Black History Month, Nike celebrates the accomplishments, heritage and history of Negro Leagues Baseball when it unveils the Untold Truth Collection ...


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