The Sports World Reacts To Nelson Mandela’s Death

  • Jake O'Donnell

“Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than government in breaking down racial barriers.”

— Nelson Mandela (1918-2013)

And now, a little levity (it’s fake, by the way):