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NFL quarterback Tyrod Taylor had one of his lung’s punctured by the Los Angeles Chargers team medical practitioner, robbing him of his ability to start last Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, and beyond. The doctor, who was not named in reports, was attempting to administer painkilling medication for Taylor’s cracked ribs he suffered in Chargers’ season…

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Gale Sayers, universally considered one of the greatest running backs in NFL history and a Chicago Bears legend, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, after a long battle with dementia. He was 77. Sayers is hailed in Chicago for his humanity and spectacular exploits on the football field. He was so electrifying that he…

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Colin Kaepernick slammed the NFL during opening day on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, saying its social justice initiatives amounted to nothing more than “propaganda” and are flagrantly hypocritical. How is it possible, Kaepernick questioned on Twitter, that the NFL cares about social justice and racial equality and yet allegedly is blackballing his friend Eric Reid?…

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In a move to shed light on the need for racial equality in the United States, players with the Kansas City Chiefs and Houston Texans locked arms during a moment of silence as the 2020 NFL season kicked off on Thursday night, Sept. 10. However, some fans at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri, responded…

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Teams in the NFL did not have any intentions of signing Colin Kaepernick. According to a report by Pro Football Talk, teams only showed interest in Kaepernick as a media ploy. Following the death of George Floyd, the NFL began to speak out against racial injustice and appeared to make an effort to provide funding…

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell admits he and the NFL owners mishandled the explosive Colin Kaepernick issue of kneeling during the national anthem back in 2016. Goodell made the contrite statement during an interview on the popular YouTube show “Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man” with creator and former NFL linebacker Emmanuel Acho. Goodell says he…

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The beleaguered and much-ridiculed Washington Football Team created shockwaves throughout the NFL and sports world on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020, when it hired the first Black president of football operations. “Good Morning America” co-hosts Robin Roberts and Michael Strahan, himself a retired NFL Hall of Famer, announced the surprise hire. Wright, who played for seven…

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Morgan Stanley‘s Global Sports and Entertainment division has been named an institutional financial advisor participant of the National Football League Players Association, the labor union for professional football players in the NFL. In an effort to address the financial needs of its participating athletes, the NFLPA launched its Institutional Financial Advisors Registration Program in 2019,…

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