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The Winning Spirit

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Arthur Ashe, Wilma Rudolph, Jackie Robinson and Marcus Haines are all legends in the sports world. These renowned athletes are among the personalities profiled on this edition for their “winning spirit.” (2205)

1980 Olympics: Lost Gold

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A discussion of the pros and cons of the U.S. boycott of the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow.   (306)

Jim Brown: Out of Bounds

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This 1989 program features National Football League (NFL) Hall of Famer football player Jim Brown. It has been said by many sports observers that Jim Brown is one of the greatest football players that have ever lived....

The Mystery of Black Survival in Sports

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Educators Dana Brooks and Ron Althouse, editors of “Racism in College Sports,” provide a scholarly approach to the issue of racism in college athletics.(2810)

Arthur Ashe’s Whistleblower

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A journalist talks about Ashe’s youth and tennis. (2804)

Legends of Sports

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TBJ #2205 – “LEGENDS OF SPORTS” Arthur Ashe, Wilma Rudolph, Jackie Robinson, Jim Brown and John Thompson are all legends in the sports world.  These renowned athletes are among the personalities profiled in this edit...

No More Jackie Robinsons

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Shaun Powell, Newsday sports columnist and author of Souled Out? How Blacks Are Winning and Losing in Sports, dissects issues like the reluctance among many sports stars to engage in Black activism or their indifferen...

Gold Is Also Black: The Story of a Black Quarterback

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Sandy Stephens was the first Black man to play quarterback for the storied University of Minnesota football team. In many ways, he was a forerunner of the athletic quarterbacks in the NFL today, scrambling to extend p...