Nation Topics - Sports
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Sports has a rich tradition of resistance politics.
From Jackie Robinson and the first integrated sports teams to Pat Tillman and our wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, sports is woven into the fabric of our nation.
There was a time—not too long ago—when black players were not allowed to play on "white" teams.
Numerous cities are littered with “downtown catalysts” that failed to catalyze.
Roller Derby marries an underground vibe with the fun of athletic competition.
Make no mistake about it: the owners lost.