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  1. Atlanta to host Black College HOF honors

    Vaughn McClure

    On Saturday and the day after the conclusion of Black History Month, the Black College Football Hall of Fame will honor its 2014 class at the Loews Hotel in Atlanta (7-9:30 p.m.). The group includes recent NFL Hall of Famer Michael Strahan from th...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
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  3. 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
  4. Charles Parker's courage blazes trail for grandson Steven Parker ...

    Mitch Sherman

    Charles Parker played an instrumental, albeit unheralded role in integrating college football. His courage has allowed generations of black players -- including his son and grandson -- to follow their dreams.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2014
  5. Harold Varner III's dreams just getting started at Northern Trust...

    Farrell Evans Tour player Harold Varner III, in the Riviera field on a sponsor's exemption, knows that taking advantage of chances like this week at the Northern Trust Open will go a long way to getting his pro career started on the right foot, writes's Farrell Evans.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2014
  6. Allen designs shirt for Black History Month

    Michael Wallace


    Blog | February 08, 2014
  7. MLB needs to remake pitch to young black athletes - ESPN The Maga...

    Howard Bryant

    In ESPN The Magazine's Cuba Issue, Howard Bryant writes that in order to reverse the fading presence of the black baseball star, MLB needs to radically rethink its pitch to young athletes.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2014
  8. 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
  9. NBA teams to use Ray Allen's Black History Month designs

    Ray Allen's interests run much deeper than basketball.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2014
  10. Topics: Black History Month celebrates Black History Month with a series of stories that reflect on the contributions to the world of sports by African-Americans....

  11. With seven African-American head coaches, SEC makes huge strides ...

    Myron Medcalf

    Seven SEC college basketball coaches are African-American. That diversity belies the history of the schools within the conference and the entire region.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2013
  12. BHM: Justin Gatlin

    Gatlin won the Jesse Owens award in 2004 and 2005 as the best in USA Track and Field. Welcome to SportsNation! On Monday, U.S. Olympian Justin Gatlin stops by to celebrate Black History Month. Gatlin, @justingatlin, is a five-time Olympic medal...

    Chat | February 22, 2013
  13. 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
  14. The beat for HBCU football Classics goes on

    J.R. Gamble

    Time will tell if HBCU Classics will become a casualty of inevitable social evolution or remain a cultural phenomenon for generations to come.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2013
  15. WNBA's Sheryl Swoopes

    Swoopes won three Olympic gold medals (1996, 2000, 2004). Welcome to SportsNation! On Friday, WNBA legend Sheryl Swoopes, stops by to celebrate Black History Month and chat about the upcoming WNBA season. Swoopes helped lead the Houston Comets ...

    Chat | February 20, 2013
  16. Remembering Walter Payton

    Chris Wilder

    One of the greatest running backs of all time, the late Walter Payton, also made an impact off the gridiron.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2013
  17. Grambling's Doug Williams

    Williams is a 2011 inductee of the Black College Football HOF. Welcome to SportsNation! On Wednesday, former NFL quarterback Doug Williams stops by to chat as part of's tribute to Black History Month. Williams is best known as being ...

    Chat | February 19, 2013