Tag Archives: football

Colin Kaepernick: Police union rescinds boycott threat of 49ers games

12 Sep

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The union for the police officers who patrol San Francisco 49ers games at Levi’s Stadium rescinded its boycott threat Thursday, nearly a week after the association proclaimed its members could decline assignments at the facility amid quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s recent protests. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/09/colin-kaepernick-police-union-rescinds.html

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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

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

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