LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and other athletes who are speaking up in protest of the Trayvon Martin shooting have changed the role of sports in social activism forever, and for good.
The man who would be Marlins closer Leo Nunez -- but isn't -- is to blame, of course. But don't let Major League Baseball and the Marlins, who didn't deter the deceit, off the hook.
Even though he's saying it with a huge chip on his shoulder, Gary Sheffield's take on race isn't as off the mark as it seems.
The decline of African-Americans in baseball has nothing to do with issues of control, as Gary Sheffield said, and everything to do with wallets, writes Page 2's Jemele Hill.