Ali's outspokenness and activism made him a beacon for African Americans everywhere.
Ten years ago this week, in Turin, Italy, speed skater Shani Davis became the first black athlete to win a gold medal in an individual sport at the Olympic Winter Games.
For American Indians, the NFL season offers regular reminders that our rights still aren't fully recognized.
"He has not only enabled racism since the start of his tenure in 2012, but blatantly ignored and disrespected the concerns of students."
The 6,500 athletes are accompanied by their 2,000 coaches, along with 30,000 volunteers and an anticipated 500,000 spectators in attendance.
Braids flying, sticks scooping, American Indian lacrosse players of all ages bring back a tradition that's more than a game.
"My doctors told me I would never walk again, my mother told me I would; I believed my mother."
Sara McMann researched and found that 86 percent of women fighters in the UFC could be negatively impacted by the deal with Reebok.
Students held signs with startling numbers like "36,000 students of color go to high schools with almost no sports."
On this date in 1964, Cassius Clay, later known as Muhammad Ali, became world heavyweight boxing champion by defeating Sonny Liston in a stunning upset.