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NFL Announces Major Steps to Incentivize Teams to Hire Minorities for Top Posts

  In an expansion of its Rooney Rule, which had previously called on teams to interview minority candidates, the league said teams must also interview at least one minority candidate for coordinator openings and one external candidate for positions in teams’ front offices. “While we have seen positive strides in our coaching ranks over the years aided by the Rooney Rule, we recognize, after the last two seasons, that we can and must do more,” Commissioner Roger Goodell said during a media conference call. […]

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Players Scoff at Major League Baseball’s Plans to Return to Action

     Major League Baseball would benefit from being the first sport to return to play since the pandemic swarmed the globe and claimed tens of thousands of lives. The league would also reap substantial dollars from network coverage and local television revenue. However, some teams’ TV deals are far more lucrative than others and, therefore, could be problematic when discussing revenue sharing. […]

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Bryce Henry of Fort Lauderdale,  Fla., wins his fight in the  second round of the Florida Golden Gloves Tournament

Bryce Henry of Fort Lauderdale,  Fla., wins his fight in the  second round of the Florida Golden Gloves Tournament this past Saturday, Feb. 29,  2020, held in  West Palm Beach, Fla.  at the West Palm Beach Boxing Club. With the unanimous  decision  he now moves into the semifinals where he has a chance  to compete for the National Golden Gloves Team. Finals are held in Fort Lauderdale at the Heavyweight Factory. […]

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First Black Woman NFL Assistant Coach Set To Be Hired: Report

      The Washington Redskins could be in the midst of making a game changing move with talks that their next hire will be the first Black woman assistant coach in the NFL. Jennifer King, the former coach of the Johnson & Wales University women’s basketball team in Charlotte, could be joining Redskins’ head coach Ron Rivera’s staff after working under him as a coaching intern, The Atlantic reports. […]

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NFL Celebrates Youth and High School Football at 2020 Play Football Family Festival During Super Bowl LIV Week

The event will feature NFL player autographs, football clinics, equipment fittings, a USA Football tackle station, youth league sign-up stations, a parents’ forum and breakout panel sessions. From additional photo opportunities, a live DJ, giveaways, food trucks, and interactive activations from Gatorade, Campbell’s and more, the 2020 Play Football Family Festival will celebrate the football community, the coaches and players who bring passion, fun and excitement to the sport. […]

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Virginia’s Uphill Battle in Orange Bowl

      The Orange Bowl saw the number 9 ranked Gators take on the 24th ranked Virginia Cavaliers. Walking into Hard Rock Stadium felt like walking into Ben Hill Griffin Stadium in Gainesville, feeling as if this was a home for the Gators instead of a neutral site. With Gainesville being roughly 5 hours away, many fans turned out to support their team in this championship game. With roughly 70% gator fans in the crowd, this was an uphill battle for Virginia from the opening kickoff. With thousands of Gator fans roaring would the Cavaliers be gator bait? […]

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Dolphins win nail biter in Overtime

The Dolphins run game was better in this game, be-tween three running backs they rushed for a total of 78 yards, while Cincinnati’s three running backs rushed for a total of 59 yards. The passing game worked well for both teams, both Ryan Fitzpatrick and Andy Dalton threw a total of 108 times. Fitzpatrick was 31 of 52 for 419 yards, four touchdowns and an interception while also being sacked twice, while Dalton was 33 of 56 for 396 yards and four touchdowns. […]

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Hollywood PAL Awards

 Congratulations to all award recipients of the Hollywood Police Athletic League Inaugural Award Banquet. Pictured: Boxer of the Year, Bryce Henry #1 National Rank 152lb. Boxing Title, Bobby Henry III, along with some of the members of the Hollywood PLA Eagles 7U 2019 American Youth Football League Super Bowl Champions […]

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Booker T. Washington Senior High School’s Football Team Talk Home a WIN

The Booker T. Washington Tornadoes stormed home to a hero’s welcome Thursday afternoon. BTW rallied to score 15 points and force a key second-half turnover in the final 5:25 to beat Jacksonville’s Bolles Bulldogs 25-21 in the Class 4A state championship in Daytona Beach Wednesday night. “I think that’s been the story of our season: we’ve been the comeback kings or the never give up group,” associate head coach Ben Hanks said. The victory gave BTW its sixth state championship. […]