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By TERESA M. WALKER, AP Pro Football Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sharif Finch has lived through a roller-coaster of emotions over the past few weeks with the lowest of lows in the death of his father early in training camp, and now the linebacker is enjoying the highest of highs. The...
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Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott told reporters during a July 27 training camp news conference that he opposed protesting racial injustice during the national anthem. He staked out this territory after Stephen Jones, the team’s executive vice president and the son of Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, said players...
Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott is going against the grain with his recent statement that kneeling during the national anthem at NFL games is not the right place to protest, the Star-Telegram reports. READ MORE: Omarosa warns Trump to ‘come clean’ before White House tell-all drops in August Prescott is one of few NFL players...
USA Football, the sport’s national governing body and a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee, and the Tennessee Titans recently awarded grants for new equipment, uniforms and other resources to youth and scholastic football programs throughout the Tennessee area. USA Football’s grant program will award over $1.5 million in resources...
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Quarterback Steve “Air” McNair from Alcorn State is among 10 greats from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) on the 2019 ballot for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame. McNair, who went on to star with the NFL’s Tennessee Titans, is the all-time passing leader in FCS history...
Chad Williams, Brandeis University The Conversation via The Associated Press (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) The recent decision by the NFL regarding player protests and the national anthem has yet again exposed the fraught relationship between African-Americans and patriotism. The controversy...
So now we know for certain, the NFL really is full of it. There is no other way to say it: The NFL sold out its players with this new, thoughtless national anthem policy — which it arrogantly believed would not just end the player protests during the national anthem...
Well, it didn't happen in the first round of the NFL Draft, but three stars at the University of Memphis will get their shot at NFL stardom. The Chicago Bears traded up to get the 51st pick in the draft, which they used to reel in Tigers' WR Anthony Miller....
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By STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans' draft strategy underscores how close they believe they are to competing for a Super Bowl berth. Convinced of their depth elsewhere, the Titans traded up to select defensive players they had long targeted and largely ignored their offense . They...
Depending on who you ask — or which sports website you check — University of Memphis star WR Anthony Miller is anywhere from the 11th to 50th best player in Thursday’s NFL Draft. He sparkled at the Tigers’ Pro Day recently and at this point, it’s more a question...