TORONTO. – Week 4 of the XFL saw teams continue to build on early trends to begin the season, whether it be in the winning or losing direction. Saturday featured games between L.A. and New York, as well as Seattle taking on St. Louis. Sunday saw an all-Texas matchup between the Roughnecks and Renegades before DC and Tampa Bay closed out the action.
In celebration of Black History Month, we are continuing our acknowledgment of pioneers in their sport. Last week we highlighted some of the African-American Jockeys that dominated the Kentucky Derby.
Women's tennis was similar to most other sports in the 1940s, and the United States Lawn Tennis Association (USLTA) did not allow African-American's to participate. Instead, the American Tennis Association (ATA) is where Althea Gibson received her start in tennis.
Toronto. – No hay mucha gente que haya impactado las vidas de generaciones enteras en todo el mundo, pero el domingo pasado, la trágica muertede Kobe "Black Mamba" Bryant y su hija Gianna paralizaron completamente al mundo.
Para mí y para los muchos que tuvieron el honor de haber sido dichosos por la humildad, la gracia y la pureza justa de Kobe, la noticia creó un vacío inmediato en nuestras almas.