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  1. NBA retains Dr. Richard Lapchick for help with Donald Sterling fa...

    Darren Rovell

    The NBA has retained Dr. Richard Lapchick, an authority on race relations and diversity, for help with the fallout from Donald Sterling's racist remarks that were captured on an audio recording.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 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. Lapchick: Nelson Mandela laid to rest at home

    Richard Lapchick

    Richard Lapchick observes the funeral of Nelson Mandela with the "Born Free Generation," and reflects on how sports continue to effect change in South Africa.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2013
  4. Study gives MLS high marks for diversity hiring

    Associated Press

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- Major League Soccer set a record for the fifth consecutive year for the racial diversity of its players, according to a study released Thursday by the University of Central Florida's Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport. MLS ...

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2012
  5. Study -- NBA still setting bar for diversity hiring

    The NBA remains the leader among professional sports leagues in diversity hiring practices, according to a report released Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2012
  6. Sanders' HOF contributions

    Chris Forsberg | @ESPNForsberg | Email

    Melissa Majchrzak/Getty ImagesSatch Sanders educated incoming NBA players about the benefits and dangers of their new lives.As Celtics legend Tom "Satch" Sanders preps for entry in the Basketball Hall of Fame this weekend, Richard Lapchick explains h...

    Blog | August 11, 2011
  7. Satch Sanders contributed to basketball and NBA on, off court

    Richard Lapchick

    Satch Sanders should have been in the Hall of Fame as a player a long time ago. His story will now be retold to a new generation that needs -- but rarely does -- to see athletes who stand up for their communities.

    Story | Conversation | August 11, 2011
  8. WNBA receives combined 'A' in diversity report

    The WNBA remains a leader in hiring women and minorities to top positions.

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2011
  9. NBA earns A grade from sports diversity institute

    The NBA isn't resting on its laurels as a pacesetter in sports diversity.

    Story | Conversation | June 16, 2011
  10. DeSagana Diop, Luc Mbah a Moute, Hasheem Thabeet and other NBA st...

    Richard Lapchick

    NBA stars such as DeSagana Diop, Luc Mbah a Moute and Hasheem Thabeet brought the joy of hoops to Senegal in the latest Basketball Without Borders trip to Africa.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2010
  11. Dwight Howard, Chris Bosh, Dirk Nowitzki and other NBA stars lend...

    Richard Lapchick

    The lessons of apartheid still resonate for Dwight Howard, Dirk Nowitzki, Chris Bosh and others on a Basketball Without Borders trip to South Africa.

    Story | Conversation | September 14, 2009
  12. 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
  13. John "Wonder Boy" Isaacs was a world champion for the Harlem Rena...

    Richard Lapchick

    It would be appropriate for the Basketball Hall of Fame to induct another pioneer, John "Wonder Boy" Isaacs.

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2009
  14. Gustav evokes memories of tragedy, triumph

    Richard Lapchick

    Richard Lapchick has witnessed sport transform society, help it heal and help people believe that strength will return. As he watched Hurricane Gustav approach the New Orleans area, he reflected on the role of sport in the wake of Katrina three years ago.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2008
  15. Report card underscores WNBA's diversity in ownership, coaches

    The WNBA has received the first A-plus given in Richard Lapchick's annual diversity report card on race and gender.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2008
  16. 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