Tag Archives: Gale Sayers

Indy’s Morning Sports List – Top 10 necessary corrections of racism in sports
January 18, 2016

I’m a white guy from one of the whitest areas on the planet.  The village of 5,000 where I grew up north of Chicago boasted exactly zero blacks.  None.  To say I am not an expert in the area of the challenges blacks face in succeeding in this country is a grotesque understatement.  But I try […]

Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream Speech” Turns 50
August 28, 2013

by Kent Sterling Sports is a meritocracy.  Good is good.  Great is great.  And bad is bad.  The belief systems of those watching has no bearing upon the analysis of productivity.  So sports was always ahead of the curve in race relations. Long before Dr. King’s milestone prayer that one day his children would be […]