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By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 28th, 2017
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Director Ryan Coogler talks ‘Black Panther,’ different than other Marvel films with ‘a lot of fantastical elements, fantastical technology’

Black Panther will be released in 2018, it will be the eighteenth movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Speaking to ComicBook.com, director Ryan Coogler listed several ways in which the film differentiates More...

By Sierra Jones On Thursday, April 21st, 2016
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‘Sleepy Hollow’ star Nicole Beharie joins ‘Jacob’s Ladder’ film with Jesse Williams

Nicole Beharie, one of the main stars of Fox’s Sleepy Hollow, was surprisingly “killed off” in the season three finale two weeks ago, but will remain busy, having been cast with Grey Anatomy’s More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, February 19th, 2015
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Bobby Brewer on Little League World Series cheaters: the kids lose

While Jesse Jackson leads a charge of racism, the dishonest organizers of Chicago’s Jackie Robinson Little League team  illegally recruited players and has been stripped of its U.S. Title. 2001 Apopka coach, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, August 1st, 2014
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‘Get On Up’ Review: Chadwick Boseman amazes as James Brown

Chadwick Boseman impressed fans and critics with his performace as the iconic Jackie Robinson in 42, but in Get On Up Bosemann truly transforms into the Godfather of Soul, the Hardest Working Man in Show Business. More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, February 17th, 2014
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Roles of Jews in Baseball history explored in new exhibit ‘Chasing Dreams’

PRESS RELEASE: There are people whose contributions to baseball history went far beyond mere batting averages or stolen bases. They didn’t just play the game, they changed the game. For generations of American More...

By The Dispatch On Sunday, February 9th, 2014
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This Day in History: Negro League star Satchel Paige nominated for the Baseball Hall of Fame

Pitcher Leroy “Satchel” Paige became the first Negro League veteran to be nominated for the Baseball Hall of Fame on February 9, 1971. Paige was a legend, with an amazing fastball, showmanship and played More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, January 11th, 2013
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Harrison Ford headlines Jackie Robinson bio ’42’ with Chadwick Boseman NEW TRAILER

Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for writer/director Brian Helgeland’s real life drama “42.”  The film chronicles how Jackie Robinson (Chadwick Boesman) and Brooklyn Dodgers general manager More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, September 13th, 2012
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Arnold Palmer makes history as Congress awards golfer with Gold Medal

Arnold Palmer adds to his historic resume on Wednesday as the famous golfer accepted the Congressional Gold Medal, becoming just the sixth sportsman to receive the highest civilian honor bestowed by Congress. 1990 More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
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Jackie Robinson MLB debut honored at Atlanta Braves host Youth tournament

April 11, 1947 Jackie Robinson made his debut in a Major League Baseball exhibition game and four days later officially broke the color barrier in baseball. This week, the 65th anniversary of Robinson’s accomplishments, More...


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