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ESPN - Diversity In Lacrosse Still a Work in Progress

Jim Brown was one of the greatest football players to ever grace the gridiron. But many say he was better at lacrosse.

Brown helped create possibilities for black athletes by playing football and lacrosse at Syracuse University in the mid-1950s, a time when racial integration in collegiate and professional sports was still very much developing. Since Brown, the most recognizable black lacrosse player has likely been current pro Kyle Harrison. The four-time Major League Lacrosse All-Star was the NCAA player of the year as a senior at Johns Hopkins in 2005, nearly 50 years after Brown's playing days.
Two black lacrosse stars. Five decades apart. Very few like them in between.

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