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National Freedom Week: Three People in Sports Business Who Embody Freedom

The growth of the American sports industry throughout history has mirrored the United States’ journey to freedom, in many cases leading our society in breaking down social barriers that once barred participation of women and racial minorities in the pastimes now enjoyed by all.  Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in professional baseball in 1945,…

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Ebbets Brings Historic Feel to ’42’

Last Friday, the film ’42’ was released in theatres in anticipation of Jackie Robinson Day, which the baseball world celebrated on Monday. The film is based on the life story of Jackie Robinson and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey. The film has already received rave…

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