The University of Maryland has announced the creation of an annual award that will be given to a sports journalist or broadcaster who has made “significant contributions to racial and gender equality in sports.”
Several hundred Anne Arundel County high school students attended a special movie screening Thursday morning, one with an important message.
Count me among those who applaud Jason Collins for his courage in announcing that he is gay. It is a gutsy step.
Zinno had national writer Dan Levy of Bleacher Report on to discuss Jason Collins’ coming out as the first openly gay player for an American pro sports team.
Jackie Robinson broke racial barriers on and off the baseball diamond. In 1947, he played for the Brooklyn Dodgers, becoming the first black Major League Baseball player.