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Jeremy Lin on the Loneliness of Asian-American NBA Trailblazing

J.Lin talks race, turnovers, and the Bible verse that’s getting him through.

Marcus Mariota Becomes First Polynesian Heisman Winner

The University of Oregon quarterback won college football’s most sought-after prize.

'9-man' Film Explores the Little-Known History of a Chinese-American Sport

Ostensibly a film about a variation on volleyball, “9-man” tackles race, identity, and masculinity head on.

Powerful Short Film Captures High School Football Team in Oakland's 'Kill Zone'

Follow the new coach of Castlemont High School’s football team.

Watch Spike Lee's Documentary on Mo'ne Davis

It gives viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the teenager’s path to stardom at last summer’s Little League World Series.

Little League Star Mo'ne Davis Stars in World Series Ad

The 13-year-old pitcher took center stage during World Series programming.

The NBA Just Signed Its First Player of Indian Descent

He’s also the league’s biggest player.

Futbolistas 4 Life Follows Youth Bringing a Soccer Field to Oakland's Fruitvale

Youth turn to soccer, and a campaign to transform their school playground into a soccer field, as a refuge from deadly gun violence in their community.

Scenes from a Protest: Clippers Fans Stand Against Sterling

Photos from Tuesday evening’s protest outside the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Bye, Donald: Sterling Receives Lifetime Ban for Racist Comments

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver threw the book at Sterling. But what now?

Donald Sterling's Words Shed Light on Years of Racist Practices

Jay Smooth gets it right about accountability.

Here's What an Urban Native Thinks About Your 'Screaming Savage' Cap

Bronx subway rider wears racist baseball cap. Oglala Lakota journalist spots him. Read what happens next.

Brazilian Protestors Suggest: 'Call Me a Cup, and Invest in Me"

Hundreds of people are protesting Brazil’s neglect of basic public infrastructure.

If March Madness Were Based on Black Grad Rates, Who Would Win?

White male basketball student-athletes on tournament teams graduate at the rate of 90 percent versus only 65 percent of black male basketball student-athletes.

5 (Fun) Things You Should Know About March Madness Right Now

Sure, there are plenty of things to critique about the institution and politics of college basketball. But that doesn’t mean March Madness isn’t exciting to watch. Here, some fun, slightly random facts about this year’s tournament, which starts today.

NFL Teams Are Breaking Their Own Rules by Asking if Manti Te'o Is Gay

Scandal surrounding the former Norte Dame star is stirring all sorts of challenges for the NFL, too, from employment bias to the definition of masculinity.

Racist 'Screaming Savage' Image Makes Its Return to Baseball in Atlanta

Yikes.

Lakers Sign the NBA's First Salvadoran-Honduran Player Ronnie Aguilar

The 7’1’ center was signed to a training camp contract with his hometown team.

Former NFL player Wade Davis Talks About Coming Out of the Closet

Wade Davis never came out while he was playing football for the Seattle Seahawks, Tennessee Titans, or the Washington Redskins.

Native American Mascots Banned in Oregon Schools, Board of Education Rules

The new policy, in the works for six years, is one of the strictest in the country.