White American players make up only 9.9% of the NBA, while international players make up 18%.
Bill Lambier has led the Detroit Shock to three WNBA championship titles.
August 23 marks the twentieth anniversary of Pete Rose's lifetime ban from baseball by MLB Commisioner A Bartlett Giamatti.
Today's episode takes place one year to the day from the opening of the 2010 World Cup.
Today's in studio guest is Mike Veeck, the son of late baseball owner and maverick Bill Veeck. Veeck owns part of six minor league franchises.
Today's episode focuses on Beloit and Jannesville, Wisconsin, where the closing of the General Motors assembly plant at Janesville, has had a huge impact on the economy.
Outside the Lines acquired evidence of seven seperate cases of domestic violence between Marshall and Watley.
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, HCM or HOCM, is a disease of the myocardium (the muscle of the heart) in which a portion of the myocardium is hypertrophied (thickened) without any obvious cause. It is perhaps most famous as a leading cause of sudden cardiac death in young athletes
Two days later, Bing won the election on May 5. He has announced that he will run in the Democratic primary in August for his own term.
Tiger Woods is the only African American player (as of the show's airdate) on the PGA or LPGA tours.
Former NBA player Dennis Scott guested on today's show in the in-studio panel.
According to Federal statistics, over 40% of chilren in the US are born out of wedlock. The breakdown by race is as follows: Blacks, over 70% of births are to single mothers, 50% for Hispanics and 27% for whites.
Former NFL running back Travis Henry pays $17,000/month in child support payments.
Chargers coach Sid Gilman was a true innovator in NFL coaching, creating the first organized weight training program, the first extensive use of game film and a more spread out offense.
According to Raveling, the "I Have a Dream" tag line is not in the text and was an ad lib by King, based on phrases he had used in other speeches.
The King family has asked Raveling to donate the copy to the King Library,but will not acknowledge his ownership of it.
George Raveling simply asked Dr. King for the speech and King gave it to him.
Elena did an "I'm Next" promo spot, while still in high school. She is on the basketball court in full uniform, but oddly enough, she is barefoot.
The Della Donnes have a 24 year old daughter, Elizabeth, who is deaf and blind and suffers from cerebal palsy. Elena is very close with her sister.
After leaving U-Conn because of burnout, she was accepted at the University of Deleware, where she now plays as a middle hitter on the volleyball team.