Producer of ’42’ honors Jackie Robinson with $4.2 million donation to help fight coronavirus

Wednesday marks the 73rd anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier. “Jackie Robinson Day” celebrates the baseball legend’s MLB debut with the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947. With the novel coronavirus forcing a delay to the start of the MLB season, the league was unable to Read more

MLB players honor Jackie Robinson on anniversary of historic debut: ‘Today is bigger than baseball’

The spread of the novel coronavirus has, at minimum, delayed the start of the Major League Baseball season. The season might eventually get underway later this year, albeit in an altered form than that of which we’re accustomed to seeing. Unfortunately, the delay meant that Wednesday came and passed without Read more

Spike Lee releases script for unmade Jackie Robinson movie, one of his ‘dream projects,’ on Instagram

Academy Award winners Spike Lee and Denzel Washington collaborated on the 1998 hit movie “He Got Game,” starring Ray Allen as a highly-regarded high school basketball recruit. According to Lee, he had another sports movie in mind for Washington. In an Instagram video Sunday, Lee said he wanted Washington to Read more