Sports and community with Tony Sanneh and La Velle E. Neal III
After more than 20 years covering the Minnesota Twins and Major League Baseball for the Star Tribune, La Velle E. Neal III will become a sports columnist at the end of this month. He’s making history as the first journalist of color to write a regular sports column for the 153-year-old paper.
MPR News host Angela Davis talks to Neal and also Tony Sanneh, a former professional soccer player who founded the Sanneh Foundation in 2003 as a youth development and soccer organization in St. Paul. Now it’s partnering with a local college to offer teacher training programs with an eye toward increasing the ranks of teachers of color.
La Velle E. Neal III is a baseball writer and soon-to-be sports columnist for the Star Tribune.
Tony Sanneh is a former professional soccer player and founder and CEO of the Sanneh Foundation
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