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  1. espnW -- Friends of late Wilma Rudolph recall athletic talent, en...

    Andrew Linnehan

    African-American sprinter Wilma Rudolph's talent made her a sports legend when she won three gold medals at the 1960 Olympics. Friends recall how her character made her an American icon.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2014
  2. espnW -- Celebrating Black History Month by saluting pioneers at ...

    Black athletes are expected to land in the Sochi spotlight like never before at a Winter Olympics. In celebration of Black History Month, we salute some of the African-American pioneers who paved the way for a more diverse Winter Games.

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | February 07, 2014
  3. Negro Leagues first baseman James 'Red' Moore still living the dr...

    Adena Andrews

    Sports legends are often celebrated once they are gone, but Negro Leagues legend James "Red" Moore, 94, is basking in the glow of his legacy while he can still feel the warmth of the bright lights.

    Blog | Conversation | February 25, 2011
  4. Melissa Jacobs on the move with Dominique Dawes

    Melissa Jacobs

    In part two of her conversation with the co-chairs of the President's Council on Fitness, Melissa Jacobs sat down with former Olympian Dominique Dawes to discuss the "Let's Move" campaign, working with the Obamas and the importance of role models.

    Blog | Conversation | February 14, 2011