In 1995, the percentage of African-American players on the Cardinals was above the league average. In 2009 it was one-fourth the league average, and as the 2010 season begins there are no African-American players on the Cardinals roster or coaching staff.
Ryan Franklin’s concern for his gun rights just doesn’t measure up to Curt Flood’s personal sacrifice to remove the shackles of the rules of the game that bound a player to a single team for the entirety of his career.
Back in the 70s and 80s, the Democratic Party was a fairly uniformly libertarian organization. It was the party of civil rights for minorities,
Like many people, two of my primary interests are politics and sports. They both lend themselves to statistical analysis; they have “seasons” (in both cases too long); and winners are sometimes the wealthy front-runners (George W. Bush or the New York Yankees); other times they are among those with the least resources (Dennis Kucinich or the 2008 Tampa Bay Rays).
Homeowners insured under the National Flood Insurance Program [NFIP] could soon find themselves up the proverbial creek—literally—because Senate Republicans have allowed the federal flood
The U.S. Census Bureau really, really, really wants everyone to fill out their 2010 Census forms–a process that takes about 10 minutes. So, they’ve
It’s so obvious when it’s personalized. It’s dinner-time for the family. Let’s say that you have five mouths to feed, but as you check the cupboard you see that you only have food for three.
When I watch Tea Partiers’ faces twisted in anger, and hear their blatantly racist remarks and threats of violence, I have to admit, empathy
At 2,300 pages, including a lot of fine print, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act recently enacted into law contains some obscure provisions
We are just beginning to piece together the various causes for the current recession, from sub-prime lending, to reckless behavior on Wall Street, to