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Atoy Wilson, the Jackie Robinson of Figure Skating

6 days agoNews : Vice News

In 1966, Atoy Wilson became the first African-American skater to win a national figure skating championship.

Sold! Melissa Gorga’s ENVY Store Shut Down Liquidation Sale ‘Went Well’ [Exclusive Details]

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 […]

Melissa Gorga’s Former Business Partner Explains Their Issues Over Envy Boutique

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

EXCLUSIVE: Kim De Paola Exposes Melissa Gorga’s ENVY Store Shut-Down & Claims Melissa Fleeced ENVY Credit Card for $1K Shoes For ‘RHONJ’ Reunion

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 […]

EXCLUSIVE: Melissa Gorga’s ENVY Boutique Closed — Allegedly Gorga Used Company Credit Card For ‘RHONJ’ Expenses!

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, […]

Death Sentence For Deer Spotted In Harlem

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 › ]

Unusual New Resident of Manhattan Has People Talking

last monthNews : NYTimes: News

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.

City Says It Will Leave Lonely Harlem Deer Alone, And So Should You

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

Deer makes surprise appearance in New York City park

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

Video: Deer in Harlem New Neighborhood Attraction

last monthHobbies / Hunting : Outdoorhub

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

A look at the teams with the most rookie of the year award winners

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,...

Immigrants Make It A World Series

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 [...]

From The Cubs And The Indians To Moneyball: What Baseball Can Teach Us About Corporate Diversity

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.

Hillary and JackieRobinson, That Is

3 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

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.

The First Black Chicago Cub in World Series History Will Bat First in Game 1

3 months agoNews : Slate: The Slatest

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

Football: Hawkins plays Dorsey in Coliseum League matchup

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...

Football: It's showdown time in the Coliseum League

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,...

What Vin Scully means to me

4 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

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. ...

Pitch Will Focus on the Drama, Not Surprises After Big Premiere Twist

[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

Fox’s Pitch Is Not Pure Fiction

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

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