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Adam Jones, Colin Kaepernick and the Indomitable Whiteness of Baseball

Last week, Adam Jones of the Baltimore Orioles, one of baseball’s few remaining black stars, spoke out on why Major League Baseball hasn’t seen a…

12 of Donald Trump’s Professional Athlete Endorsements, Ranked

What’s the best way to choose who you’re going to vote for in the general election? By which party they’re running for? By picking the…

Destroying Jackie Robinson’s Easy Myth

Ken Burns’ new Jackie Robinson documentary peels back the layers of the baseball hero to reveal one of the twentieth century’s fiercest advocates for equality.

Baseball May Not Be the Sport We Want, But It’s the Sport We Need

Why baseball—not football, not basketball or soccer—has the most to teach us about what it means to be present in the twenty-first century.

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