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Walk of Fame Star for Actor Terry Crews to Be Unveiled Today
July 30, 2021
A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is scheduled to be unveiled today honoring NFL linebacker turned actor and ``America's Got Talent'' host Terry Crews on his 53rd birthday. ... read more »
NFL Pledges to Halt ‘Race-Norming,’ Review Black Claims 
June 4, 2021
The NFL on Wednesday pledged to halt the use of “race-norming” — which assumed Black players started out with lower cognitive function — in the $1 billion settlement of brain injury claims and review past scores for any potential race bias.  ... read more »
Retired Black Players Say NFL Brain-Injury Payouts Show Bias
May 15, 2021
Thousands of retired Black professional football players, their families and supporters are demanding an end to the controversial use of ``race-norming'' to determine which players are eligible for payouts in the NFL's $1 billion settlement of brain injury claims, a system experts say is discriminatory. ... read more »
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Steelers Sign Coach Mike Tomlin to 3-year Contract Extension
April 20, 2021
The Steelers on Tuesday signed their longtime coach to a three-year contract extension that runs through the 2024 season. ... read more »
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson will Speak at NC State Graduation
April 20, 2021
NFL quarterback and N.C. State University alumnus Russell Wilson will return to the school this spring as a commencement speaker for the 2021 graduation ceremonies. ... read more »
SoCal Legends: Donald Penn
April 15, 2021
Donald Penn rose from a local prep athlete to a three-time Pro Bowler with a long career in the NFL. ... read more »
Chargers Agree to Terms with Outside Linebacker Kyler Fackrell
March 25, 2021
The Los Angeles Chargers today agreed to terms with outside linebacker Kyler Fackrell. ... read more »
NFL Hires First Black Woman Referee
March 10, 2021
Maia Chaka knows well that Women’s History Month is all about commemorating, observing, and celebrating the vital role of the fairer sex in American folklore. ... read more »
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NAACP Welcomes Entertainment Executive Kyle Bowser as Senior Vice President of Hollywood Bureau
February 11, 2021
The NAACP is pleased to announce that Kyle Bowser will serve as its Senior Vice President of the Hollywood Bureau. In this capacity, Mr. Bowser will be responsible for advancing NAACP’s Hollywood projects, relationships, and overseeing NAACP’s Image Awards production. ... read more »
Black coordinators make Super Bowl history with Buccaneers
February 5, 2021
Diversity matters to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the first team to reach the Super Bowl with a trio of Black assistant coaches serving as coordinators. Byron Leftwich calls plays for a potent offense led by Tom Brady, Todd Bowles orchestrates a stingy defense that's helped the team to Sunday's NFL title game, and Keith Armstrong directs the club's special teams. ... read more »
NFL’s 2021 Opportunity to Diversify Team Ownership
February 4, 2021
As we approach the 55th NFL Superbowl next Sunday in Tampa, Florida amidst the continued national spread of COVID-19, I believe that the time has come for the close-knit group of team owners in the National Football League (NFL) to take the necessary steps to open the door to African American business leaders who hope to join that exclusive club of owners.  ... read more »
Packers Overwhelm Rams in Playoffs
January 17, 2021
While defense is known to win championships, the best defensive line in the NFL had no answer for the league’s best offense as the Green Bay Packers defeated the Los Angeles Rams 32-18. ... read more »
Rams Defense Dominates in 18-7 Victory Over Cardinals; Clinching Playoff Berth
January 5, 2021
The Rams ultimately battled defeating the Arizona Cardinals 18-7 on Sunday at SoFi stadium in a low scoring affair and will face the Seattle Seahawks on the road in the wild card round next weekend. ... read more »
The Highs and Lows of Sports in 2020
December 31, 2020
Big sports stories during an unprecedented year ... read more / view gallery »
Los Angeles Chargers Sign Jessie Lemonier to Active Roster; Place Uchenna Nwosu on Injured Reserve
December 26, 2020
The Los Angeles Chargers today signed defensive end Jessie Lemonier to the active roster and placed defensive end Uchenna Nwosu on Reserve/Injured. The team also activated defensive end Joe Gaziano and tight end Matt Sokol from the practice squad. ... read more »
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