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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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Kobe Bryant will be honored at the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. The 41-year-old basketball star and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were among nine people who lost their lives over the weekend when his private helicopter crashed in Calabasas, California. To honor the NBA icon’s memory, bosses of the upcoming Super Bowl — which is…

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Did exiled quarterback Colin Kaepernick burn the last of the bridges to return to the NFL? That’s what NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell seems to think. Goodell said the league has “moved on” from Kaepernick after the official NFL workout in Atlanta turned into a debacle in November, Yahoo Sports and CNN have reported. As rolling…

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The damage has already been done. In month nine of Colin Kaepernick being blacklisted from the NFL, it’s more apparent than ever that he’s not going to get back in with any team. Still, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell tried to schedule a one-on-one meeting with Kaepernick recently, according to ESPN and ABC News reports. Kaepernick’s attorney Mark…

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By now, you’ve heard the news that former Baltimore Raven, Ray Rice, who knocked out his wife and dragged her across an elevator floor in a hotel has been reinstated to play in the NFL. Although reactions across social media have varied, one opinion holds the majority … Rice will never play in the NFL…

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Janay Rice speaks For the first time since her husband was cut from the Baltimore Ravens, Janay Rice [formerly Palmer] sits down with ESPN for a 3-hour interview, where she reacts to her husband, Ray Rice’s reinstatement to the NFL, her elevator knockout video going viral and their future. Check out a few of highlights…

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Earlier today (Sept. 9) Janay Rice, wife of NFL running back Ray Rice, spoke out on behalf of her husband via her Instagram account in wake of the footage of him assaulting her in an elevator being released. When the story originally broke in February, the only footage available showed the aftermath of the assault…

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The U.S. Patent office this week canceled six trademark patents for the Washington Redskins football team. The Trademark Trial and Appeals Board in their cancellation stated that the name Redskins is “disparaging to Native Americans” and cannot be trademarked under federal law that prohibits trademark protection on offensive or disparaging language. Even though Native American…

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Historically speaking, football isn’t known as a game where players are expected to be forward thinkers or even have simple, let alone meaningful, thoughts. They represent the manliest of men; void of all feelings, ready to rumble at a moments notice on and off the gridiron and absolutely, positively not supportive of anything remotely soft,…

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Warrick Dunn refuses to be another headline that reads: ‘NFL Player Squanders Fortune.’ With his business savvy and altruistic heart, the only thing he’ll be guilty of is giving all of his money to charity. The former running back for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers recently found a new home for the Warrick Dunn Family Foundation…

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