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Story of Morgan-Grambling game, '1st & Goal in the Bronx,' worth cheering for

Story of Morgan-Grambling game, '1st & Goal in the Bronx,' worth cheering for

The 1968 football game between Baltimore's Morgan State and what was then Louisiana's Grambling College was a good one — a nail-biter that went down to the wire. But the history and sociology of the event are what truly matter. And hats off to CBS Sports for committing the resources to telling that story with so much sensitivity and cultural context in a documentary, "1st & Goal in the Bronx: Grambling vs. Morgan State, 1968," premiering 7 p.m. Wednesday on the CBS Sports Network. The game at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 28, 1968, was the first time two historically black colleges played in New York City. That certainly seems historic enough in its own right to...

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