Jackie Robinson, Jeremy Lin have pioneered change in sports, society

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Wednesday November 27th, 2013
Linsanity in 2012 was one of those moments that crossed over between sports and culture.
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As far as that goes, wonder if that black president, that Barack Obama -- wonder, when he was a little kid, if he ever watched any sports, learned anything from them.

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