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NFL escapes "judicial nets" with concussion deal

The most recent "whale" to escape meaningful legal accountability was the National Football League (NFL) who settled over 4,000 lawsuits from former players and families.

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2 million in Chicago celebrate Blackhawk victory

"What an incredible feeling it is to be here with all these people. It's something I won't easily forget."

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell defends indefensible

The racist slur that adorns the Washington, D.C. football team continues to be an embarrassment for all sports fans, and resistance to the name is growing.

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The man behind D.C. football team’s outrageous name

Many people, myself included, wonder how, in 2013, a multimillion-dollar professional football team can continue to be named after a racial slur.

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Jon Fromer: A political life in song

 

In 1965, Fromer marched from Selma to Montgomery, Ala. with civil rights marchers, kick-starting his life-long devotion to fighting for justice through song.


 

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Super Bowl offers beauty and disgrace

Super Bowl 47 offered football fans an incredibly dramatic game, but there was a multitude of drama even before the first snap commenced.

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People’s World sports writer honored by public TV

When he is not doing journalism and community media Neil teaches history at a local junior high school, reads comic books and spends time with his girlfriend, Lisa.

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In memoriam: baseball labor pioneer Marvin Miller

Marvin Miller, the labor leader who built the Major League Baseball Players Association into sports' most powerful union, died Nov. 26.

2012 baseball season showcased Venezuelan talent

This baseball season and World Series showcased the level of talent from Venezuela.

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Peter Norman: Third man in memorable Olympics protest

This October is the 44th anniversary of the 1968 Summer Olympics and one of the most iconic events in American history.