Monday, January 25, 2021
By John Newby www.247sports.com     The Oakland Raiders first-round running back is on the field for his team. Last week, the Silver and Black opened Organized Team Activities (OTA), getting the entire team together for three days of practice. With only one session...
www.newsbreak.com By NBC Sports   The NBA purposefully made social justice central to its restart at Disney World. The league put social-justice messages on jerseys, allowed players to kneel during the national anthem despite a longstanding rule requiring them to stand and – perhaps most controversially – put...
www.theplayerstribune.com By Marcus Smart   When 2020 kicked off, if you’d told me about everything that was about to go down this year, and then said that I’d spend several months pretty much locked inside a bubble in the middle of Florida…. I...
www.nola.com By Hanna Krueger hkrueger@nola.com Zahn banned doing business with Nike, which recently unveiled a "Dream Crazy" advertising campaign featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who last year ignited protests against racial inequality by kneeling during the National Anthem prior to games. The Nike ads...
www.bakersville.com By Clay Cunningham   On Dec. 5, 2010, just six days removed from his 44th birthday, Tulsa Will Rogers Alumnus Wade Green passed away following a bout with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a crippling neurological disorder that destroys neurons that control...
www.nydailynews.com BY ARI GILBERG     Browns head coach Hue Jackson said last week he "would hope we don't have those issues," when asked for his thoughts on players protesting during the national anthem. Much to Jackson's dismay, he had to deal with "those issues"...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqqsMqG7lcI   Triplet’s Joe Johnson and Al Jefferson Return to Utah with a Big Win Over Ball Hogs, Combining for 33 points. Triplet’s reclaim Top Spot with 5-1 record – Former Jazz Standout DeShawn Stevenson Scores 12 points and...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Tulsa County Commissioner Stan Sallee has appointed William Tisdale to the Tulsa County Board of Adjustment effective Sept. 16. “Mr. Tisdale is known throughout Tulsa County as a results-oriented and strategic leader who accomplishes positive outcomes in...
www.uafortsmithlions.com     UAFS women's basketball coach Tari Cummings has announced the recent hiring of Haleigh Lankster as an assistant coach. Lankster, who is from Tulsa, Okla., was head girls basketball coach at Tulsa's Carver Middle School and assistant girls basketball coach at Tulsa's Booker T. Washington...
www.blockclubchicago.org By Maxwell Evans @afrodip     Roy Rogers. Gene Autry. Buffalo Bill. When you think of a cowboy, odds are you think of a white man. But Chicago's community of black cowboys have been here all along.     SOUTH SHORE — Aaron Baxter’s path...
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