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.
"Glory Road," just like "Hoop Dreams" and "Remember the Titans" before it, has prompted a discussion of racial inequality in America.
The NBA isn't being racist by instituting a dress code, says Richard Lapchick. In fact, NBA players should want to dress better.
Eight out of the nine African-American NFL and Div. I-A head coaches won this past weekend -- a sign of better things to come, hopefully.
Richard Lapchick flew down to Baton Rouge and saw firsthand how much sport still matters to the victims of Hurricane Katrina.
Richard Lapchick says it's past time for the NCAA to move beyond the "teachable moment" of its recent decision about mascots.
Richard Lapchick applauds historically black Delaware State for having the courage to hire the right athletic director.
Richard Lapchick has the numbers: The NBA and WNBA lead the way in the push for diversity in hiring practices.
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.
The latest graduation-rate study for NCAA Tournament teams leaves a lot to be desired from our institutions of higher learning.
Reggie Fowler is about to buy the Minnesota Vikings, becoming the first African-American NFL owner.
With the hiring of Romeo Crennel and the election of Fritz Pollard to the HOF, the NFL continues to improve.
If you believe in equal opportunity in sport, Tuesday might have been the saddest day in the history of American college football.
If you want to know more about the lack of diversity in Division 1A coaching, look no further than the people doing the hiring.
In a time where there is still too much prejudice in sports, some stories remind us of the value of personal conviction.
There have been thousands of African-American college football players, but how has there been only a handful of coaches?