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  1. Whitlock - At what price, perfection?

    Jason Whitlock

    Supporting HBCUs and developing ourselves are as important as fighting bigotry, Jason Whitlock writes.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  2. Video results for "martin luther king jr"

  3. Giant five: Top leaders

    Ohm Youngmisuk

    This week we are rolling out some Giants top five lists. So in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Inauguration Day, the first list of the week will focus on the Giants' five most important leaders on the roster with an eye toward the 2013 se...

    Blog | January 21, 2013
  4. Athletes utilize opportunities to inspire

    Justine Gubar

    Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo and retired Atlanta Hawks power forward Etan Thomas lead the way in activism.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2013
  5. Cincinnati Bearcats' Ralph David Abernathy IV follows family's fo...

    Andrea Adelson

    As the grandson of one of the leaders of the civil rights movement, Ralph David Abernathy IV is tasked with continuing his family's work. He's looking to effect change through football.

    Story | Conversation | February 29, 2012
  6. Tony Romo remembers Martin Luther King Jr.

    ESPNDallas.com

    Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo reflects on how Martin Luther King Jr. made such a big impact....

    Blog | January 17, 2012
  7. NFL donating $1 million to MLK memorial in Washington D.C.

    The NFL is donating $1 million to the new memorial to Martin Luther King Jr. on Washington's National Mall.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2011
  8. Dent's football journey ends in Canton

    Melissa Isaacson

    Looking for little more than to one day "be someone special" whom his family could admire, Richard Dent said he was inspired by the words of fellow Atlanta native Martin Luther King Jr. as he went from an unrecruited and unwanted college player to th...

    Blog | August 06, 2011
  9. Richard Dent's long football journey ends at the Pro Football Hal...

    Melissa Isaacson

    Richard Dent's long football journey ended at the Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 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. Mike Ditka on Martin Luther King Jr.

    NFL hall of famer Mike Ditka shares his thoughts on Dr. King, and why he admires his great accomplishments....

    Blog | January 18, 2010
  14. Donald Sterling makes racist comments and settles housing bias la...

    Jemele Hill

    Donald Sterling is one of the public faces of the NBA, right? So why aren't David Stern and the players speaking out about the damage he's doing to the league's image?

    Story | Conversation | November 05, 2009
  15. NFL Players Association pledges $1 million to build Martin Luther...

    The NFL Players Association is pledging to raise or donate $1 million to help build the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial planned for the National Mall in Washington.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2009
  16. Whether it's making bold predictions and backing them up or keepi...

    David Auguste

    Bold declarations, pranks and impromptu pep talks - yeah, MLK running back Mack Brown talks a big game, but his gridiron greatness forces people to listen.

    Story | Conversation | September 22, 2009
  17. Reese becomes third black GM in NFL

    Jerry Reese says it was fitting the New York Giants tapped him for their general manager's job on the holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2007