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Daniel Snyder once imperiously proclaimed he would “never” change the name of the Washington Redskins team that he owns in the NFL. But after major corporate sponsors threatened to pull back their millions of dollars, Snyder is singing a very different tune. In fact, the new tune will no longer include the name “Redskins,” but…

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In his new book, Straight Up: Honest, Unfiltered, As-Real-As-I-Can-Put-It Advice for Life’s Biggest Challenges, former NFL player and the founder of non-profit RehabTime, Trent Shelton, offers advice and insights to guide young adults with establishing healthy relationships. Shelton is now considered one of the most significant speakers of his generation. During a recent interview on…

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Fans find it fascinating, if not a touch peculiar, to see the radical reversal of opinion of exiled quarterback Colin Kaepernick from certain pockets of mainstream America. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said he would “welcome” Kaepernick back into the league if someone wants to sign him. Not long thereafter, the San Diego Chargers and the…

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Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera is swimming uphill against the powerful NFL currents by declaring that he supports players who peacefully protest by kneeling during the national anthem.  Rivera is boldly bucking the nonnegotiable and unilateral stance adopted by NFL owners and Commissioner Roger Goodell that prohibits kneeling. Rivera says the players are exercising…

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The National Football League got put on blast by celebrities after it offered condolences for the police-involved deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor that have inspired a nationwide insurrection. Outspoken journalist Jemele Hill, a former sports reporter for ESPN, was particularly incensed that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has the audacity to even…

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The NFL is catching heat after the National Football League Players Association listed Colin Kaepernick as “retired” on its website. The updated listing caught the attention of Kaepernick’s girlfriend, Nessa Diab, who put the league on blast by posting it on social media Friday evening, May 22, 2020. “Colin did NOT retire,” Diab wrote, in…

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No one is calling LeBron James the second coming of two-sport king Bo Jackson. But King James gave very real consideration to playing in the National Football League about a decade ago. The media voted James to the All-State wide receiver team when he played for St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron, Ohio in…

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Two NFL defensive backs turned themselves in to authorities to be officially arrested after allegedly committing armed robbery at a party in South Florida on Wednesday, May 13. House party residents testified to Broward County Sheriffs investigators that DeAndre Baker and Quinton Dunbar stormed a party and stole thousands of dollars in cash and jewelry…

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