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Kevin B. Blackistone, ESPN panelist and visiting professor at the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, writes sports commentary for the Post.
When Don Newcombe, Frank Robinson, Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, Ernie Banks, Larry Doby, Roy Campanella and others joined Jackie Robinson, more than history was made.
Baseball’s commissioner is being honored by the National Congress of American Indians, but the message is being sent more widely.
Beyond his statistics, Frank Robinson was in the vanguard of the liberated black American athlete.
Restricting transfers clearly demonstrates players’ status as indentured servants.
It is a historical lack of respect for people of color, for whom hair style is a particularly significant part of culture and history.
It would be a zenith of insincerity for Kaepernick to continue his stand for racial justice and at the same time take a paycheck from a team that symbolizes racial injustice through its nickname.
It's been quite a week to follow the Wizards. Let's get it all out.
The running back is taking a stand against a league that treats players as replaceable.
After months of Minnesota discord, can Butler get along with his new Philly teammates? What does the future hold for Tom Thibodeau?
Columnist Kevin Blackistone answers your questions about the upcoming NBA season.