Jackie Robinson's story, as told in "42," is incomplete and has some historical gaps, but it allows one father to begin a conversation with his son.
In a nonstop culture consistently unwilling to allow time for perspective, legacy is easily the most overused, misappropriated word in sports.
LeBron overlooks a thing or two when he says the NBA should retire Michael Jordan's No. 23. Like Jackie Robinson. And American history. King James should know better.
The Red Sox like to celebrate 'Pumpsie' Green, their first black player. On the 50th anniversary of Green's first appearance, Howard Bryant questions the propriety of those celebrations.
Baseball honors Jackie Robinson on Wednesday, as it should. But why has only one major league player donated to the Jackie Robinson Foundation?