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  1. Spartans' 1960s teams blended for success

    Adam Rittenberg

    As part of ESPN's Black History Month celebration, I took a look back at Michigan State's national championship teams of the 1960s, which blended white, black, North and South at a time when the country itself was changing. Michigan State coach Du...

    Blog | February 21, 2013
  2. Profile: Ralph David Abernathy IV

    Brian Bennett

    I had a chance to profile Cincinnati running back/kickoff returner Ralph David Abernathy IV for Black History Month. Here is an excerpt from the story and a link to the full article. Ralph David Abernathy cradled Martin Luther King Jr. in his arms a...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  3. Cincinnati Bearcats' Ralph David Abernathy IV follows family's fo...

    Andrea Adelson

    As the grandson of one of the leaders of the civil rights movement, Ralph David Abernathy IV is tasked with continuing his family's work. He's looking to effect change through football.

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2012
  4. Big Ten lacks coaching diversity -- College Football

    Adam Rittenberg

    The Big Ten once led the way in providing opportunities for coaches of color. But while the numbers of black and minority coaches have risen nationally, the Big Ten has fallen behind.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2012
  5. Opportunities for black coaches on the rise -- college football

    Ted Miller

    In the last four years, substantial progress has been made in the hiring of black coaches. The 15 who hold top jobs are focused on finding ways to continue to open doors.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2012
  6. Pioneering African-American football coach Ron Dickerson sees pro...

    Ivan Maisel

    Former Temple coach Ron Dickerson says he's elated but not satisfied by number of African-Americans hired to coach football.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2012
  7. Former Grambling Tigers players, coaches pay tribute to Eddie Rob...

    Graham Watson

    This month includes two important tributes to Eddie Robinson. Last week, Grambling State honored the legendary coach with a memorial museum. This weekend, he will be inducted into the inaugural HBCU Hall of Fame, along with 10 others.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2010
  8. Bowl season an opportunity for Big Ten, ACC to end on high note -...

    Adam Rittenberg

    The beauty of bowl season is it provides every league a chance to salvage something. The Big Ten and the ACC are no exceptions. So which league is in most need of a strong postseason showing?

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2012