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  1. Jackie Robinson's widow, Rachel, proud of New York Yankees' Maria...

    Ian O'Connor

    Rachel Robinson decided Mo Rivera was worthy of her late husband's number 42.

    Story | Conversation | March 06, 2013
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  3. Ernie Banks remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

    ESPNDallas.com

    Dallas native and baseball Hall of Famer Ernie Banks tries to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by emulating his teachings and actions....

    Blog | January 21, 2012
  4. MLB to honor three during Civil Rights weekend

    Major League Baseball is coming to the home of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. to pay tribute to those whose life's work embodies the spirit of the Civil Rights movement.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2011
  5. Martin Luther King III: Talk of buying share in Mets premature

    Martin Luther King Jr.'s oldest son says any discussion of his potential interest in becoming a minority owner of the Mets is premature.

    Story | Conversation | January 31, 2011
  6. Report: Martin Luther King III wants to buy share of New York Met...

    Adam Rubin

    The son of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. is interested in buying the New York Mets, according to a published report.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2011
  7. MLB: Roberto Alomar's Hall of Fame election is a result of his fa...

    Doug Glanville

    Sandy Alomar Sr. has groomed hundreds of ballplayers to play the game the right way, but his best work was exhibited in his two sons, new Hall of Famer Roberto and Sandy Jr.

    Story | Conversation | January 18, 2011
  8. Darren Oliver volunteers on MLK Day

    Richard Durrett

    Rangers reliever Darren Oliver spent Martin Luther King Jr. Day volunteered to help clean-up a building at Fort Worth's Wesley Center. MLB.com's Rush Olson wrote about it here....

    Blog | January 17, 2011
  9. Memphis Grizzlies honor Willie Mays, Willis Reed, Lenny Wilkens o...

    Willie Mays, Willis Reed and Lenny Wilkens are being honored by the Memphis Grizzlies on Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2011
  10. The role of Henry Aaron, Braves, Falcons, Hawks and pro sports in...

    Howard Bryant

    Atlanta civic leaders embraced pro sports as a catalyst to change attitudes in and about the South. But Henry Aaron had to be persuaded to return when the Braves moved.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2011
  11. There are still heroes in the world of sports who would make Dr. ...

    Michael Wilbon

    Today's athletes know Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as an idea rather than as a man. But that doesn't mean his message has been lost.

    Story | Conversation | January 12, 2011
  12. Survey: Black, white fans see sports as racially progressive

    Mark Fainaru-Wada

    Twenty five years after Martin Luther King Jr.'s life was first honored with a national holiday, black and white sports fans alike view the sports world as far more racially progressive and unifying than the rest of society.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2011
  13. ESPN players survey: Jackie Robinson most important

    A survey of 100 African-American athletes conducted in December 2010 found that the most important African-American athletes ever were Jackie Robinson (62.5 percent), Muhammad Ali (57.3 percent) and Michael Jordan (54.2 percent).

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2011
  14. Robinson autographed book to Martin Luther King Jr.

    A book written by Jackie Robinson and autographed to Martin Luther King Jr., was auctioned for $42,288 at the latest Lelands sports auction.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2002