In 1966, Atoy Wilson became the first African-American skater to win a national figure skating championship.
A sale to ENVY went down in Jersey last night — in a Real Housewives of New Jersey past/present retail mashup. Kim DePaola teamed up with Melissa Gorga’s ex-business partner, Jackie Beard Robinson, hosting an event to liquidate inventory from the defunct Montclair boutique. As reported, Jackie asked for Kim’s advice in recouping some of […]
In just under a year, Melissa Gorga‘s business arrangement with Jackie Beard Robinson and envy boutique fell apart. Jackie wants to share her side of what happened and also wishes the Real Housewives of New Jersey star the best on reopening the store in time for the Spring season. Show More Summary
Melissa Gorga’s dream has been wiped out — The Real Housewives of New Jersey star’s fashionista storyline dismantled, and erased. Melissa’s former business partner, Jackie Beard Robinson, has teamed with Kim De Paola, and has stripped Melissa’s retail business, ENVY, down to the bare bones. Kim has already gone on record, claiming that Jackie is the real […]
The jig is up — the latest hyped Real Housewives of New Jersey business scheme is officially a one-season wonder. We can exclusively report that Melissa Gorga and her business partner, Jackie Beard Robinson, are closing ENVY boutique in Montclair, NJ. A local source reports that the the business venture defining Melissa Gorga’s Bravo storyline, […]
A deer that had been living in Jackie Robinson Park in Harlem was captured by the police today after wandering onto the lawn outside a nearby housing complex, and has been sentenced to death by the city. [ more › ]
A male deer who has settled in Jackie Robinson Park in Harlem, a block from a subway entrance, has his new neighbors worried about his safety.
Harlem residents are concerned and confused by a one-antlered deer that has taken up residence in a park there. The buck has been living in Jackie Robinson Park, a block-wide greensward between 145th and 155th streets, for nearly two...Show More Summary
New York City resident Marissa Duque captured footage of a deer taking a walk in the middle of a park in New York. Video shot on Thursday, December 8th shows the animal walking leisurely at Harlem's Jackie Robinson Park, leaving visitors charmed and baffled by the unusual sight. Show More Summary
In New York, huge crowds of people have been gathering to catch a “rare” glimpse of Harlem’s new visitors – three whitetail deer. A small buck and two other deer have been spotted in Harlem’s Jackie Robinson Park, and it’s been the new...Show More Summary
Corey Seager on Monday became the 17th Dodger to win the rookie-of-the-year award. A look at the franchises with the most rookies of the year (note: the award was first given out in 1947): 17 Dodgers Jackie Robinson, Don Newcombe, Joe Black, Jim Gilliam, Frank Howard, Jim Lefebvre, Ted Sizemore,...
When Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in 1947 he opened the door not only to black, American-born baseball players but also to immigrants. Fewer than 5 percent of major league baseball players in the 1940s were foreign-born, mostly Canadians, according to an analysis by the National Foundation for American [...]
Jackie Robinson’s performance opened the door for diversity in baseball, and the quantitative analysis of performance is behind the success of this year’s World Series opponents. Corporate diversity will likewise improve when business leaders learn to quantify and measure the value of individual employees.
The Dodgers great endured endless abuse, but Branch Rickey told him he couldn?t fight back. Hillary does?but with a very Robinson-esque dignity.
It’s been a long time since the Chicago Cubs played in the World Series. How long? It was two years before Jackie Robinson integrated the major leagues. Cubs center fielder and leadoff man Dexter Fowler was apparently unaware of hisShow More Summary
There's a lot happening on Thursday night, but there shouldn't be a better high school football game than Hawkins (6-0) taking on Dorsey (4-2) for first place in the Coliseum League at Jackie Robinson Stadium. Hawkins has all kinds of skill-position players, from receivers Jalen Hall and Joseph...
Dorsey's one-point victory over Los Angeles on Friday has left the Dons in control of their own destiny and sets up a critical Coliseum League showdown on Friday against unbeaten Hawkins at Jackie Robinson Stadium. A win by the Dons, followed by another win on Oct. 22 against Crenshaw at the Coliseum,...
Dodgers Dugout newsletter writer Houston Mitchell got hundreds of responses after he asked readers to send in stories about what Vin Scully means to them. Here are some of the best: Help with a report about Jackie Robinson The grandson of Vin Scully attended the same elementary school as my children. ...
[Warning: The following contains serious spoilers for the series premiere of Pitch. Read at your own risk!] The cast and crew of Pitch wanted to introduce everyone to a new Jackie Robinson story with a show about the first female to make it into Major League Baseball, but Thursday's series premiere... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Pitch
In the opening scenes of Fox’s new high-concept sports drama, Pitch, commentators repeatedly compare Ginny Baker, a young, black pitching phenom played by Kylie Bunbury, to Jackie Robinson. She’s the first woman to join a Major League Baseball team, and the show—which was co-produced by the MLB—wants you to know that this a Very Big Deal. Show More Summary