Racism still evident in sports world

Athletes’ heeding the call to social action is an encouraging sign

Originally Published: December 30, 2014

By Richard Lapchick | ESPN.com

Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Derrick Rose

Through Dec. 23, there were 17 reported domestic incidents of racism in sports and 89 reported international incidents in 2014.

Domestically there were 10 incidents of racism in football, six in basketball and one in the UFC.


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