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ESPN removes Hank Williams Jr from MNF for comparing Pres. Obama to Hitler

4 Oct

The Hank Williams Jr. song that has opened Monday Night Football for 20 years will not be part of the opening of this week’s Indianapolis-Tampa Bay game after Williams made controversial comments about President Barack Obama. Williams compared Obama to Adolf Hitler on Fox News. Watch more: http://aareports.com/2011/10/espn-removes-hank-williams-from-mnf-for.html

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Eric LeGrand makes broadcast debut

1 May

This is great inspirational story. Eric LeGrand a Rutgers football player who suffered a serious spinal injury was in the booth as part of the broadcast team for the Rutgers Scarlet-White game. Looks like Mr. LeGrand has not let this devastating injury slow him down one bit. Watch video: http://aareports.com/2011/05/eric-legrand-makes-broadcast-debut.html

Keith Fitzhugh gives up shot at NFL to take care of parents

12 Dec

Keith Fitzhugh had a chance that many of us would have jumped at. He had a shot to play in the NFL but he choose steady employment over the uncertainty of an NFL job beacuse he thinks it’s more important to have a steady income to so that he may take care of his parents one of whom is disabled. Check out this interview he did with CNN.

Watch the interview here: http://aareports.com/2010/12/train-conductor-turns-diwn-shot-at-nfl.html

NFL Athletes Giving Back: Braylon Edwards NJ Jets

12 Sep

Black Athletes Giving Back

Braylon Edwards Foundation launched the Advance 100 program in 2007 as a commitment to the youth of Cleveland. The program includes $1 million in academic scholarships to the Cleveland Municipal School District .

http://aareports.com/p/black-athletes-giving-back.html

Black Athletes Giving Back: Justin Tuck

3 Sep
All too often black athletes are portrayed in the mainstream media in a negative light. The are mostly portrayed as selfish, greedy, womanizers, and as self centered athletes who commit crimes or who do nothing positive in their communities. To combat that every Thursday here at AAreports we will present an athlete doing something positive in their communities.
First up a young man from my favorite sports team, The NY Giants, Justin Tuck.

Antonio Cromartie” Hard Knocks was staged

23 Aug

Antonio Cromartie: “Hard Knocks” segment in which it appears he can’t name his own kids was staged. Read more and see the segment here:

http://aareports.com/2010/08/antonio-cromartie-hard-knocks-segment.html

I’m African American, do I root for the US or Ghana in todays World Cup match?

26 Jun

I’m African American, do I root for the US or Ghana in todays World Cup match?

My friends and I were having a Heineken fueled conversation about the World Cup ( something  that wont happen for another four years ) and in a joking manner someone asked who do we root for.If we were indeed African American shouldn’t we be torn over who won ?

Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/06/im-african-american-do-i-root-for-us-or.html