Today, my family said goodbye to Turner Field, our family park. I'll never think about it without thinking of that immortal Frank Sinatra song "There used to be a ballpark..."
I can't remember what we talked about and why we enjoyed the moment so much. He was very easy to talk with and we spent much less time talking about his fights than we did what went on in our lives -- how he had become a champion and how I had become CEO of CNN.
The Braves' departure from Atlanta feels worse than breaking up with someone, possibly because there is so much injustice and the whiff of public corruption interwoven in the narrative of how it happened.
Reading Magazines this week, I learned that...
In the report "Who Owns the Land," the U.S. Department of Agriculture disclosed all of Black America only owns just under 8 million acres. In fact, it was further explained that African Americans own less than one percent of U.S. rural land, worth a mere 14 billion dollars.
For seven decades, the United Nations has been a place for people and countries to exchange words instead of weapons and strengthen cooperation to help solve our world's most pressing challenges. In 2015, civil society's ideas, talents and passion are needed more than ever.
Forty-eight years ago, Bill MacPhail, then in charge of sports at CBS, signed a deal with the US Tennis Open to carry its tennis matches, men's and women's, on the CBS network. That deal died last year and in 2015 you'll have to watch them on ESPN.