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  1. Oscar Robertson and his Crispus Attucks teammates the forgotten H...

    Wayne Drehs

    Oscar Robertson and his Crispus Attucks teammates fought segregation and discrimination en route to becoming the nation's first all-black team to win a state championship. More than 50 years later, Wayne Drehs writes that the fight continues.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2009
  2. Family of Walter Payton works to increase organ donor awareness

    Wayne Drehs

    The story of a celebrity like the late Walter Payton or professional basketball player Alonzo Mourning, a kidney recipient, is helping raise awareness of the need for African-Americans to sign their organ donor cards, writes ESPN.com's Wayne Drehs.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2008
  3. Middle East team in Midwest football

    Wayne Drehs

    At Dearborn's Fordson High, an all-Arabic football team shows its opponents the way the game was meant to be played.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2006
  4. Faces of Diversity: Closing the cultural divide

    Wayne Drehs

    A seven-hour drive separates Long Beach Poly and tiny Lee Vining. But students at the schools are closing that gap.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2006
  5. Faces of Diversity: No guts, no glory

    Wayne Drehs

    Vanessa Lucero is out to prove that sports are for boys only until a girl joins in.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2006
  6. Faces of Diversity: All in the family

    Wayne Drehs

    The Linkimers embraced the differences in their family, while remaining indifferent about them.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2006
  7. Searching for diversity

    Wayne Drehs

    First it was Steve Spurrier. The it was Urban Meyer. Soon the exception to the minority hiring guidelines of college coaches will be actual compliance with the rules.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2005
  8. Coloring within the (guide)lines

    Wayne Drehs

    ESPN.com's examination of hiring practices of college football coaches reveals not all schools follow the rules.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2005
  9. It's about character, not color

    Wayne Drehs

    Sylvester Croom set out to prove that character, not color, is what matters when he hit the recruiting trail.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2004
  10. The musical rainbow

    Wayne Drehs

    With racial tensions high and the country divided, the NFL called upon Grambling's marching band in Super Bowl I.

    Story | Conversation | February 01, 2004