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Does Baseball Need To Diversify Its Portfolio?

It took a good fight, but eventually, blacks were welcome to play alongside whites in American professional baseball. Exactly a week ago, on April 15th (the day that Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier many years prior), the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport told the press that the percentage […]

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Putting A Price On Street Cred

A couple of very good articles have recently been published by excellent journalists. Jason Whitlock and LZ Granderson both, in their own ways, address an escalating problem in popular culture: the furtherance of a “hood” culture through displays of immaturity. It is not only rappers that contribute to the problem. Athletes often use their money […]

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NFL Players Race Issues

Donovan McNabb: It Don’t Matter If Your Black or White

Recently Donovan McNabb appeared on HBO’s Real Sports where he discussed how he believes black QB’s are treated unfairly in the NFL. He said that fans just don’t accept black quarterbacks. I personally think Donovan is just a little off base with his comments. His situation is a rather odd one, I will admit that. […]

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MLB Players Race Issues

Sheff Serves Up The Race Card

Do Major League Baseball owners, GMs, and scouts tend to favor a specific type of race over another when in the draft room? Gary Sheffield says yes. Not only have Latin players replaced African-Americans as the largest minority group in the MLB since the 1980s, but the gap is rather large. In 2005, it was […]

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Race in the Sports Agent world

Since Martin Luther King, Jr. day is right around the corner, I dug up an article from espn.com on Feb. 28th of last year that deals with race in the Sports Agent world. Agents of change see slow progress in sports I find it interesting that the big Sports Agencies (IMG, ProServ, Octagon, etc.) still […]