AP: NFL arguing Black players aren’t as smart as White counterparts

You will need to read this AP story carefully. It might make you angry. SearchADVERTISEMENT Retired Black players say NFL brain-injury payouts show biasBy MARYCLAIRE DALE and MICHELLE R. SMITHyesterday Thousands of retired Black professional football players, their families and supporters are demanding an end to the controversial use of “race-norming” to determine which players … Continue reading AP: NFL arguing Black players aren’t as smart as White counterparts

Can we please slow down all this talk of professional sports returning?

  Before I'm accused of being some Luddite (or worse), I'm a sports fan. I've watched games since I was 6. I became a sports producer and reporter. I wrote a dissertation about the Olympics. Don't you dare question my bona fides as a sports fan. This sports fan thinks any talk about getting professional … Continue reading Can we please slow down all this talk of professional sports returning?

No Fun League successfully erasing Colin Kaepernick

  The Wall Street Journal reports the National Football League is employing Soviet-era tactics in whitewashing any memory of Colin Kaepernick during its Sewer Bowl week. (Sewer is not a typo.) “They’re trying to erase him,” said New York Giants safety Michael Thomas, a vice president with the NFL Players Association. “Even if you’re not … Continue reading No Fun League successfully erasing Colin Kaepernick