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Is there a Curt Flood among us?

The fortitude he displayed in taking on baseball seems lacking in today's athletes

Originally Published: July 21, 2011
By Scoop Jackson | ESPN.com

On one end, 10 football players took a stand by putting their names on an antitrust lawsuit against the NFL. On the other, several NBA players have hinted that they will take their talents elsewhere -- overseas -- if their lockout continues.

In between those bookends, two words come to mind about the call-to-duty labor-issue thinking by this generation's professional athletes: We'll see.

I just finished watching "The Curious Case of Curt Flood" on HBO. In November 1969, Flood, ...

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