Tag: Super Bowl

Black Performers Say 'No' to Super Bowl

The CBS network is having a hard time getting popular Black artists to perform at the once “coveted” Super Bowl halftime gig. After being turned down flat by superstar Rihanna, the beleaguered network can’t pay Black performers to come on stage for the show on Feb. 3. In the two…

Several Eagles Players to Skip White House Visit

Several team members of thePhiladelphia Eagles, winners of Sunday night’sSuper Bowl LII, said they would not attend the traditional White House visit for NFL champions. Safety Malcolm Jenkins, wide receiver Torrey Smith and defensive end Chris Long will pass on the invitation to meet President Donald Trump. “Nah, I personally…

Patriots Players Won't Attend White House Ceremony

New England Patriots players Martellus Bennett and Devin McCourty will not be attending the traditional White House ceremony honoring the team’s Super Bowl win. Defensive back McCourty stated he would not attend and elaborated more on his reasoning via a text message to media members, stating, “I’m not going to…