He merely, apparently, tolerated these African Americans, and he did not want maybe one of the most prominent sports figures in the world Magic Johnson to attend his games because of his race. That really shed a light on where we are. It is not so important that this one man did what he did but just the fact that this still exists and exists in the most powerful position in sport at the ownership level..
MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) Mississippi’s All Stars defeated Alabama 96 91 in the 27th Alabama Mississippi All Star boys basketball game played at the Dunn Oliver Arena Friday night on the Alabama State University campus.Mississippi MVP Jarkel Joiner of Oxford led the winners with 24 points, 12 in the first half and 12 in the second. Joiner is a Cal State Bakersfield signee. He was 10 of 15 from the field for Mississippi.Alabama MVP Herb Jones of Hale County finished the game with 17 points, eight rebounds and three steals to lead Alabama.Mississippi, coached by Clay Norton of Clinton and Kim Windham of Port Gibson, led 47 45 at halftime and outscored Alabama 49 46 in the second half.
File This file booking photo provided Tuesday, March 6, 2018, by the San Francisco Police Department, shows Aldon Smith. San Francisco police say the 28 year old former Oakland Raiders NFL football play.Former Oakland Raiders player Aldon Smith has surrendered to police on charges he violated a domestic violence restraining order.Former Oakland Raiders player Aldon Smith has surrendered to police on charges he violated a domestic violence restraining order.Baseball players in minors to lose minimum wage protectionBaseball players in minors to lose minimum wage protectionUpdated: Friday, March 23 2018 7:33 PM EDT2018 03 23 23:33:06 GMTMinor league baseball players who make as little as $5,500 a season would be stripped of the protection of federal minimum wage laws under a provision in government spending legislation expected to be approved by.Minor league baseball players who make as little as $5,500 a season would be stripped of the protection of federal minimum wage laws under a provision in government spending legislation expected to be approved by Congress this week.Second half of Sweet 16 filled with compelling matchupsSecond half of Sweet 16 filled with compelling matchupsUpdated: Friday, March 23 2018 6:41 PM EDT2018 03 23 22:41:18 GMT(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Villanova’s Jalen Brunson drives during practice at the NCAA men’s college basketball tournament in Boston, Thursday, March 22, 2018.