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A decade or so ago, a friend asked if I could referee a 5th grade championship game at a local elementary school. Apparently, the… Read More

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Earlier this Spring, a team of New Jersey officials collaborated with the National Preservation Committee to restore Hinchliffe Stadium… Read More

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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has banned Donald Sterling "for life" after an audio clip surfaced on TMZ featuring the Los… Read More

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The emotional weekend for the NBA continued Sunday in Oakland, as the Los Angeles Clippers suited up for their first game… Read More

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America has come a long way since the integration of Black athletes into major sports. The first active and openly gay NBA player… Read More

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Major League Baseball (MLB) has partnered with the New York Yankees to co-host a Diversity Business Summit, scheduled for April 14… Read More

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It’s not often that one gets the opportunity to have a conversation with a former NCAA champion, WNBA Finals MVP and three-time… Read More

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The narratives that we hear about ourselves are powerful because they become mapped onto our identities. The mind believes what it… Read More

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When Chicago native Shani Davis put on his first pair of roller skates at two years old, all he wanted to do was go fast. Now, as… Read More

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