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  1. Black History Month

    Black History Month

    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.

  2. One Prize Left For Althea Gibson: Presidential Medal Of Freedom

    DJ Dunson

    Twelve years after Althea Gibson's death, bestowing our nation's highest civilian honor on the African-American tennis and golf legend would finally do justice to her legacy, and add just the third female sports figure to the illustrious list.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2015
  3. Video results for "black history"

  4. Lloyd McClendon 'carrying the torch' for African-American manager...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Seattle's skipper on the responsibility and scrutiny of being MLB's only black manager: "Do I have a certain responsibility? Absolutely. I have a responsibility to my organization, my players, my family and my race."

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2015
  5. Bob Motley called the game with grace, dignity

    Steve Wulf

    The former Negro League umpire is a reminder of the glory and outrage of segregated baseball.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2015
  6. Tennis - Katrina Adams leads U.S. charge

    Donald Hunt

    Katrina Adams worked tirelessly to get where she is today. Now, the former doubles star is the first African-American president of the USTA.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2015
  7. Behind The Scenes With Mo'ne Davis And Jackie Joyner-Kersee

    Little League superstar Mo'ne Davis and track and field legend Jackie Joyner-Kersee talked to ESPN's Jemele Hill for an upcoming "SportsCenter" segment. We got the scoop on the pair's favorite music, among other things. Let's just say, Beyonce is boss.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2015
  8. Baltimore Orioles' Adam Jones a unique player and person

    Tim Kurkjian

    In Adam Jones, the Orioles have a bright, funny and intense team leader who would never think of missing a day of work.

    Story | Conversation | February 15, 2015
  9. Audio results for "black history"

  10. NHL - Pioneer Val James not bitter about his tortured playing day...

    Katie Strang

    Val James, the first African-American to play in the NHL, is not bitter about the tough times he suffered through in the 1970s and '80s, writes's Katie Strang.

    Story | Conversation | February 14, 2015
  11. Philadelphia Eagles say they're not responsible for team calendar...

    Phil Sheridan

    The Eagles on Thursday said they were not responsible for an unfortunate juxtaposition in the official team calendar, which features Riley Cooper in February -- Black History Month.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2015
  12. Music for Black History Month


    "Glory," a collaboration between Common and John Legend for the "Selma" motion picture soundtrack, is being featured on ESPN during Black History Month. To purchase and download the song or the album, click here: (iTunes | Amazon)...

    Blog | February 05, 2015
  13. Jarrett Jack of Brooklyn Nets amends Black History Month with T-s...

    Ohm Youngmisuk

    Brooklyn Nets guard Jarrett Jack warmed up in a T-shirt that had the words "BLACK HISTORY MONTH" on it but the word "MONTH" crossed out with the word "YEARS" underneath it.

    Story | Conversation | February 02, 2015
  14. 'Rembert Explains' Podcast: Marshawn Lynch, Shonda Rhim...

    Rembert Browne

    The Nation's Mychal Denzel Smith joins Rembert to discuss Marshawn Lynch, the NFL's Super Bowl ad, Shonda Rhimes, and Black History Months of days past. Listen to the podcast here. Subscribe to the Grantland Network on iTunes and check ou...

    Blog | January 29, 2015
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. Allen designs shirt for Black History Month

    Michael Wallace


    Blog | February 08, 2014