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Colombian soccer star was national hero
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Colombian soccer star was national hero
Colombian soccer player Freddy Rincon is forever linked with one of the most rapturous moments in the history of his resource-abundant but historically-turbulent country.
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Contracts: when NBA players play themselves
Former NBA star Latrell Sprewell two decades ago turned down a $21m contract extension, foolishly exclaiming that he “had a family to feed.” Unless he was preparing his offspring as future candidates for “My 600-Lb. Life,’’ his comment was highly misguided. Sprewell never got another offer, and despite making close to $100 million in career earnings, he allegedly fell on hard times, although it’s never quite clear if athletes in these situations go completely broke or just lose portions of their vast earnings.
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MLB Finally Recognizes Negro League Players as Major Leaguers
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MLB Finally Recognizes Negro League Players as Major Leaguers
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VIDEO: Rob Parker Talks Major League Playoffs
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VIDEO: Rob Parker Talks Major League Playoffs
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The NFL still says Kaepernick isn’t being blackballed; here’s why they’re wrong
The NFL guys routinely back up their assertion that Kaepernick is unemployed by endlessly saying, first, it’s a football decision, and second, the NFL is not racist because it is overwhelmingly black, with lots of black coaches and GMs. Many are making big bucks and often make key personnel decisions.
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Deborah Riley Draper’s ‘Olympic Pride, American Prejudice’ to screen at Vineyard film fest
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Deborah Riley Draper’s ‘Olympic Pride, American Prejudice’ to screen at Vineyard film fest
Named earlier this year by Variety magazine as one of their “Top 10 Documakers to Watch,” Deborah Riley Draper is driven by passion to tell the stories of the numerous unsung African American trailblazers and heroes whose achievements and lives have been either ignored or buried in our collective history.
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'Jesse Owens' star on CityLine Sunday
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'Jesse Owens' star on CityLine Sunday
CityLine Host Karen Holmes Ward talks with movie actor Stephan James who portrays Olympic legend Jesse Owens in the new biopic 'Race' that opens this weekend. Holmes Ward's interview airs Sunday at Noon on WCVB followed by a discussion on the intersection of sports & politics.
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In the news: Harshana Godamanna
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In the news: Harshana Godamanna
Shri Lankan Tennis pro Harshana Godamanna has been appointed coach at the Sportsmen’s Tennis Club.
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Celtics, Boston officials showcase Brother’s Keeper initiative
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Celtics, Boston officials showcase Brother’s Keeper initiative
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan met with members of the Boston Celtics and City of Boston officials to discuss the Obama administration’s My Brother’s Keeper effort to improve educational and life outcomes for black and Latino boys and men.
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Get Ready for the 3rd Annual Alumni Weekend for TheBASE
The BASE Annual Alumni Weekend & Showcase—a highly engaging experiential event featuring great baseball, as well as health, education and wellness activities designed to provide information, resources and inspiration to hundreds of participants
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Burke High School graduate discusses stint on Libyan basketball team during uprising
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Burke High School graduate discusses stint on Libyan basketball team during uprising
Former Dorchester resident Alex Owumi speaks to gathering at Grove Hall Library about his harrowing ordeal as a member of a Libyan basketball team during the uprising that removed former dictator Muammar Quaddafi from power
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The Boston Astros - Summer Playing Schedule
Come and watch great baseball playing this summer - the Boston Astros were the 2013 Triple Crown Sports’ US Baseball Champions”, and “2012 Team of The Year”. Here's their summer schedule.
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