Tag: NFL

Mellody Hobson To Become First Black Female NFL Owner With Broncos Deal

Black women have been out here getting it since the dawn of time, and even during the rough patch of slavery showed a resilience that speaks to their innate strength from birth. One of those lovely ladies currently doing the damn thing is Mellody… Continue Reading “Mellody Hobson To Become First Black Female NFL Owner With Broncos Deal”

Deion Sanders Put 10 NFL Teams On Blast As No-Shows For HBCU Pro Day At Jackson State

Following the shocking documentation of his toe amputation earlier this month, NFL/MLB legend Deion Sanders is still going hard in the sports world as head football coach at Jackson State. One of his current priorities is the 2022 NFL Draft in April, especially after… Continue Reading “Deion Sanders Put 10 NFL Teams On Blast As No-Shows For HBCU Pro Day At Jackson State”

Judge Approves Fix to Stem Race Bias in NFL Concussion Deal

Source: SOPA Images / Getty PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Black retired football players who were denied payments for dementia in the NFL’s $1 billion concussion settlement can seek to be retested or have their claims rescored to eliminate racial bias in the testing and payout… Continue Reading “Judge Approves Fix to Stem Race Bias in NFL Concussion Deal”

Former Dolphins Coach Flores: Race Played A Factor In Firing

Source: Miami Herald / Getty MIAMI (AP) — Former Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores thinks race placed a factor in the team’s decision to fire him in January. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. Speaking on the “I Am Athlete”… Continue Reading “Former Dolphins Coach Flores: Race Played A Factor In Firing”

Former NFL Head Coach Brian Flores Suing NFL & 3 Teams Alleging Racial Discrimination

Source: Sun Sentinel / Getty LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. Former Miami Dolphins Head Coach Brian Flores has filed a lawsuit against the NFL and three teams, the New York Giants, Denver Broncos, and his former team Miami Dolphins,… Continue Reading “Former NFL Head Coach Brian Flores Suing NFL & 3 Teams Alleging Racial Discrimination”

Fans Honor Injured NFL Player Tre’Davious White With $100K Food Bank Donation

Source: Sarah Stier / Getty After NFL star Tre’Davious White suffered a devastating season-ending knee injury, Buffalo Bills fans were compelled to do something special in his honor this holiday season. In a display of affection for the cornerback, the team’s fanbase raised funds… Continue Reading “Fans Honor Injured NFL Player Tre’Davious White With $100K Food Bank Donation”

Maia Chaka, First Black Woman To Ref NFL Game, Is A Proud HBCU Grad

Maia Chaka, 38, officiated her first NFL game over the weekend, becoming the first black woman to ref an NFL game. She was the line judge during the game between the Carolina Panthers and New York Jets, which aired on CBS Sunday afternoon. The… Continue Reading “Maia Chaka, First Black Woman To Ref NFL Game, Is A Proud HBCU Grad”

Final Choices For Washington Football Team New Name Have Been Made

  The Washington Football Team is getting closer to no longer being named The Washington Football Team. During episode 3 of the team’s YouTube series, “Making the Brand,” fans get an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at a meeting between head coach Ron Rivera, general manager Martin Mayhew… Continue Reading “Final Choices For Washington Football Team New Name Have Been Made”

Is Snoop Dogg Right On Lack Of Black NFL Ownership? “That’s Just Racist”

The ratio of Black people in the NFL from the perspective of those playing the game to those in positions of power behind the scenes is staggering to say the least — you can count on one hand the amount of Black head coaches… Continue Reading “Is Snoop Dogg Right On Lack Of Black NFL Ownership? “That’s Just Racist””