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Honoring Jackie in 2014

Honoring Jackie in 2014

Apr. 14 | Tuesday is Jackie Robinson Day in Major League Baseball. Every player on all 30 MLB clubs will wear the number 42 on their backs — the same number Robinson wore when he broke in with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1948; the same number every club permanently...

Ever wonder how much college sports cost? Here are more numbers.

Ever wonder how much college sports cost? Here are more numbers.

Feb. 18 |     All 23 University of Minnesota sports teams generate revenue, but only football, men’s basketball and men’s hockey in the last two years have been profitable, according to reports supplied by the school. Each sport’s total operating...

RBI Softball World Series Workout Day Saturday

RBI Softball World Series Workout Day Saturday

Aug. 15 | Photos from Workout Day Saturday (August 10th, 2013) ...

Baseball offers a third option for athletic success

Baseball offers a third option for athletic success

Aug. 7 |     Baseball has existed for over a century, but among inner-city children it’s almost non-existent. Why isn’t this sport as popular as football and basketball, especially given baseball’s potential to offer the successful player both...

Walter Bond credits Clem Haskins with making men of boys

Walter Bond credits Clem Haskins with making men of boys

Nov. 28 |   Before he became a big-time motivational speaker, Walter Bond played big-time hoops at Minnesota (1988-91) and played three NBA seasons. After an appearance last week at the North Community YMCA as the featured speaker at its business speaker...

NFL cream begins to rise

NFL cream begins to rise

Oct. 31 |   GLENDALE, AZ — Here we go! Baseball is done, thankfully, before November with San Francisco sweeping Detroit to capture their second World Series in three years. The NBA starts this week, and the National Hockey League can’t figure out...

College baseball player aspires to be a major leaguer

College baseball player aspires to be a major leaguer

Sep. 26 | As young African American males think about playing professional sports, primarily football and basketball, there is a sport out there that is just as lucrative as those, but not very many Black males play — it’s baseball. Adrian Turner, a transplant...