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Cricket: Ross Taylor reveals he almost recruited Ben Stokes for the Black Caps

Ben Stokes and Ross Taylor never got to both wear the black jersey. Photo/Getty Former Black Caps captain Ross Taylor has revealed that New Zealand Cricket missed its chance to recruit a teenage Ben Stokes, after Taylor spotted his raw talent while playing County Cricket. Taylor, writing in his new book ‘Ross Taylor: Black & …

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Cricket: Former Black Caps bowler Murphy Su’a reveals being victim of racism from teammate

Murphy Su’a bowling for the Black Caps against Australia in 1993. Photo / Photosport Former Black Caps bowler Murphy Su’a has revealed a targeted racist incident involving a senior player in the 1990s. After Black Caps great Ross Taylor revealed his own experience of bigotry within the Black Caps setup, Su’a says he was victim …

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Cricket: Black Caps great Ross Taylor’s racism claim outlined in new book

Ross Taylor speaks out about racism in New Zealand cricket, the latest move to lower the bar for NCEA students and what’s next for National in Uffindell saga in the latest New Zealand Herald headlines. Video / NZ Herald Black Caps great Ross Taylor says he has experienced racism in New Zealand cricket. In his …

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Cricket: Black Caps bowler Trent Boult steps down from New Zealand Cricket contract

Trent Boult celebrates the wicket of Jamie Overton of England during day three of the third test earlier this year. Photo/Getty Trent Boult’s time as a regular member of the Black Caps across all three formats has come to an end. New Zealand Cricket has agreed to release Boult from his central contract so that …

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Despite signs of racial progress in MLB, baseball remains largely exclusive – Annenberg Media

It has been 75 years since Jackie Robinson’s first game in the bigs, but Major League Baseball is still making history when it comes to Black players. In this year’s MLB draft, four out of the first five picks were Black even though the sport has been trending less diverse. Drew Jones went No. 2 …

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