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  1. Major League Baseball maintains progress in racial, gender hiring...

    Major League Baseball maintained its racial and gender hiring practices in the last year, while the percentage of African-American players equaled a study's all-time low set in the 2007 season.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2014
  2. David Stern leaves NBA legacy of diversity, giving

    Richard Lapchick

    From the start, David Stern worked to bring diversity to the NBA and established a legacy of giving to the community while expanding global outreach, Richard Lapchick writes.

    Story | Conversation | January 30, 2014
  3. MLB boosts senior administrators' diversity, report says

    Major League Baseball teams have improved racial diversity in hiring senior administrators, but the employment of women is still lagging.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2013
  4. Major League Baseball sees drop in gender hiring, hits race mark

    Major League Baseball received a high grade for racial diversity among its employees but a middling mark when it comes to hiring women.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2012
  5. Percentage of black players in MLB increased in 2008

    The percentage of black players in the major leagues increased to 10.2 percent last year, the first rise since the 1995 season.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2009
  6. Data on graduation rates and Black coaches calls for drastic acti...

    Richard Lapchick

    The number of African-American head coaches in college football is shrinking, while the gap in graduation rates is widening. It's time for drastic action, writes Richard Lapchick.

    Story | Conversation | December 08, 2008
  7. Bithorn paved the way for Puerto Rican players

    Richard Lapchick

    Generations of Puerto Rican baseball players followed in the footsteps of the legendary Hiram Bithorn, who made his Major League Baseball debut in April 1942.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2008
  8. MLB gets best grade for diversity in hiring; number of blacks on ...

    Major League Baseball received its best grade for racial diversity in hiring, even as the percentage of black players dropped again last year.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2008
  9. MLB's diversity would have Jackie shaking his head

    Richard Lapchick

    The number of African-Americans in baseball is down on the field, and up off the field. Who'd have thunk it? Not Jackie Robinson, writes Richard Lapchick.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2008
  10. Race, gender and the road before us

    Richard Lapchick

    Lovie Smith's success with the Bears is one of the encouraging developments as Richard Lapchick releases the latest Racial and Gender Report Card.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2006
  11. Report Card: Tagliabue's legacy includes new model for racial hir...

    Richard Lapchick

    There was never doubt Tagliabue wanted to increase opportunities for African-Americans in league and team leadership roles.

    Story | Conversation | August 17, 2006
  12. Nats' no-brainer: minority ownership

    Richard Lapchick

    Richard Lapchick says the ownership group with the strongest minority representation should be baseball's choice to buy the Nationals.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2006
  13. Do the right thing in D.C.

    Richard Lapchick

    Washington, D.C., has a major-league baseball team again, and eventually will have a new stadium. But it also needs a top-notch youth baseball academy.

    Story | Conversation | February 09, 2006
  14. Where's the next D-Train?

    Richard Lapchick

    Sure, MLB gets good grades for its overall racial mix, but that doesn't answer the question of what has happened to the African-American player.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2005
  15. Lapchick: Is racism gone?

    Richard Lapchick

    Richard Lapchick reports that the sports world is making strides, but recent comments show that racist attitudes are still pervasive.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2004