Jackie Robinson's wife, Rachel, and daughter, Sharon, supported him as he faced the racism depicted in "42," and decades later they are still working to preserve his legacy.
While there's "no crying in baseball," Monday brought plenty of sob stories in track and field.
In a bad version of turn-back-the-clock day, a high school team wouldn't play for a state championship because the opponent had a -- gasp! -- girl on the team. No girls allowed? Seriously?
From Jamie Moyer to a pair of Olympic-caliber swimmers and Bruce Springsteen and Madonna, age is only a number -- and certainly not one that's holding them back from more success or pushing them to retirement.