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NFL Not Seeking Mandate for Players to Stand During Anthem

NFL Not Seeking Mandate for Players to Stand During Anthem

Commissioner Roger Goodell, along with the head of the NFL Players Association, will meet with the owners from Oct. 17-18.

NFL Owners to Mull Anthem Rules as Trump Ups Protest Criticism

NFL Owners to Mull Anthem Rules as Trump Ups Protest Criticism

NFL team owners are preparing to address the anthem issue at their fall meeting in New York later this month.

Jemele Hill Suspended after Tweets About Cowboys Owner

Jemele Hill Suspended after Tweets About Cowboys Owner

ESPN cited Hill’s previous tweets about President Trump in a statement regarding her suspension.

NFLPA’s Smith: ‘No Player Is Disrespecting our Country or our Flag’

NFLPA’s Smith: ‘No Player Is Disrespecting our Country or our Flag’

“As thousands have shown in the past, it takes bravery and courage to speak and confront these issues as our players have, especially when it is unpopular with some,” said NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith.

Black Football Players Kicked Off High School Team for Protesting During National Anthem

Black Football Players Kicked Off High School Team for Protesting During National Anthem

“He has a slave master mentality,” one of the player’s mothers said of the coach who booted the boys from the roster.

NFL Star Hernandez’s Family Sues League over ‘Severe’ CTE

Ex-Patriots Player Aaron Hernandez Had Advanced CTE

Researchers at Boston University, the leading center studying CTE, found pronounced signs the disease in Aaron Hernandez’s brain.

NFL Hall of Fame Inductee’s Speech Addresses Race in America

NFL Hall of Fame Inductee’s Speech Addresses Race in America

LaDainian Tomlinson honored his great-great-great-grandfather, who was “brought here in chains in a slave ship from West Africa.”

Colin Kaepernick is currently without an NFL team to call home, but is his fate self-inflicted?

Is Kaepernick’s Fate Self-Inflicted?

NFL manager says teams will use Kaepernick as cautionary tale to prevent players "from doing what he did."

Colin Kaepernick Donates $50K to Meals on Wheels in Response to Trump Cuts

Trump, who admonished the ex-49ers quarterback at a rally, presented a federal budget that could de-fund the program for seniors.

Texas Rangers Open Investigation into Baylor Sexual Assault Claims

Texas Rangers Open Investigation into Baylor Sexual Assault Claims

The investigation launches as a football player is suspended after his girlfriend accused him of violence and making violent threats.

HBCU Hall of Fame Players Honored at Super Bowl

HBCU Hall of Fame Players Honored at Super Bowl

Elite NFL players who graduated from a historically Black college or university, and made history when going pro, were recognized.

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More Kneeling Football Players, Raised Fists, in Anthem Protests

Athletes continue the silent protest against racial inequality by refusing to stand during the U.S. national anthem.

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Sexual Assault Scandal at Baylor University Goes Deeper

More details emerge about the repeated sexual assault allegations against the school's football players, and the lack of action taken by university officials and police.

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Non-Whites Lead Super Bowl Panthers

NFL's "Rooney Rule" seems to be working. For the first time, a Latino head coach and Black quarterback on the same team will play in the Super Bowl.

Diversity Loses in College Football Coaching Jobs

Although 53.4 percent of college football players were Black for the 2015 season, less than 9 percent of head coaches at schools that make up the Football Bowl Subdivision are Black.

NFL Superstar Calls Former Coach Racist

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly made a splash mere days after being tabbed with total control of football operations.

Lessons in Networking to Maximize Relationships

Byron Spruell is on the fast track at Deloitte. How did he maximize workplace relationships through networking and giving back?