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Gale Sayers, Bears Hall of Fame running back, dies at 77
September 24, 2020
Gale Sayers, the dazzling and elusive running back who entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame despite the briefest of careers and whose fame extended far beyond the field for decades thanks to a friendship with a dying Chicago Bears teammate, has died. He was 77. ... read more »
Hamlin, Michael Jordan partner on NASCAR team for Wallace
September 22, 2020
Denny Hamlin has joined Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan to form a NASCAR team with Bubba Wallace as the driver, a high-profile pairing of a Black majority team owner and the only Black driver at NASCAR’s top level. ... read more »
The “Inspire Change” Special Shows How the NFL is Fighting for Equality
September 17, 2020
To display their commitment to combating social injustices, the NFL aired a one-hour TV special called “Inspire Change.” Music and movie icon, Queen Latifah, was the host; the special consisted of interviews and speeches by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. ... read more »
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Rams Beat the Cowboys in New SoFi Stadium
September 16, 2020
The Los Angeles Rams defeated the Dallas Cowboys on opening night in their new five billion-dollar stadium. The only thing missing was thousands of fans from Southern California cheering them on. The Rams won 20-17 against a good team with stars such as Ezekiel Elliot, Dak Prescott, and Amari Cooper. ... read more »
“Rising in Resistance with Paul Robeson: Athletes Joining the Struggle for Racial Justice”
September 3, 2020
The recent wave of walkouts and walkaways from playing and practice in protest against the savage shooting of Jacob Blake, first by the Milwaukee Bucks and followed by others in solidarity, i.e., the NBA, the WNBA, Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League and Major League Soccer, is clearly worthy of rightful notice, prolific praise and a good measure of celebration. ... read more »
Washington hires Wright as NFL’s 1st Black team president
August 20, 2020
At 38, he becomes the NFL's youngest team president and will run the organization's business operations ... read more »
NFL Chief Doctor Says Teams, Players Must Be Educated About Risks of COVID
August 6, 2020
Reportedly, training camps are equipped with proximity tracking devices that will alert players or staff when they are too close to one other. The device also collects data, making contact tracing easier if someone does become infected with the coronavirus. ... read more »
Los Angeles Chargers Announce Roster Moves
August 1, 2020
The Los Angeles Chargers today announced the release of defensive tackle P.J. Johnson, tackle Koda Martin, wide receiver Andre Patton, tight end Jared Rice, safety Roderic Teamer and tight end Andrew Vollert. The moves bring the roster to 80 players for the start of training camp. ... read more »
Los Angeles Chargers Sign Joey Bosa to Multi-Year Extension
August 1, 2020
A two-time Pro Bowl selection, Bosa posted an NFL-record 19 sacks in his first 20 career games and has registered 10-plus sacks in three of his first four seasons (totaled 5.5 sacks in seven regular-season appearances in 2018). His 0.78 sacks-per-game ranks third since entering the NFL in 2016 among players with at least 40 career games played. ... read more »
Los Angeles Chargers Sign Four Members of 2020 Draft Class, Agree to Terms with Two Others
July 27, 2020
The Los Angeles Chargers announced that they signed four players selected in the 2020 NFL Draft to rookie contracts and agreed to terms with two others. ... read more »
Thousands View NNPA’s First Virtual Convention
July 16, 2020
The successful event’s website, vitualnnpa2020.com, generated more than 55,000 pageviews to conference attendees in only two days. ... read more »
Brad Pye Jr., Trailblazing Sports Writer and Broadcaster, Passes Away
July 9, 2020
His career with L.A. County began in August 1987 as a deputy in Hahn’s Second District. Promoted to assistant chief deputy within three short months, Pye became a spokesperson for Hahn, and said, “I was his voice in ensuring that constituents were treated fairly and each complaint resolved in a timely manner.” ... read more »
Willie Brown, Jr., Is Not Dead
July 2, 2020
On the June 28 broadcast of the 2020 BET Awards, the network included Brown’s image and name in a video montage of famous African Americans who have died within the last year. The tribute included Diahann Carroll, Bill Withers, the Rev. Joseph Lowery, Pernell Whitaker and others.   ... read more »
Pro Football Player Jerimiah Spicer Continues to Bet on Himself
May 28, 2020
Jerimiah Spicer, a Los Angeles native, has dedicated his life manifesting his dreams of playing in the NFL, a reality. The 29-year-old has overcome his fair share of adversity from experiencing multiple bouts of homelessness and the loss of his grandmother, who was his only stable parental figure. ... read more »
Safe at Work: Pro Franchises Open Facilities to Players
May 21, 2020
The training facilities for Los Angeles professional teams opened recently, giving a glimmer of hope that sporting events will resume soon. ... read more »
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