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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...
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By TERESA M. WALKER, AP Pro Football Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans are coming off their first playoff victory in 14 years with a brand new coach and no obvious holes to be filled in the NFL draft. That gives general manager Jon Robinson lots of flexibility on what...
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By TERESA M. WALKER, AP Pro Football Writer NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans finally making the playoffs left Pro Bowl defensive lineman Jurrell Casey speechless. Well, for a moment anyway. "Thinking amazing. Unbelievably fulfilling," Casey said. "I've been waiting this for seven years, and finally got the opportunity to get out...
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If you watched Sunday's game between the San Francisco 49ers and the New York Giants, you watched the Niners get their first win, a 31-21 victory. You might have also seen Wide Receiver Marquise Goodwin emotionally collapse to his knees after catching a 83-yard touchdown pass. What all but a handful...