Tag Archives: NFL

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The union for the police officers who patrol San Francisco 49ers games at Levi’s Stadium rescinded its boycott threat Thursday, nearly a week after the association proclaimed its members could decline assignments at the facility amid quarterback Colin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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Doug Williams, first ( and only ) black QB to win a Superbowl.

4 Feb

Doug Williams, first ( and only ) black QB to win a Superbowl.

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Read more here: http://aareports.com/2013/02/doug-williams-first-and-only-black-qb.html

Chad Johnson admits to domestic violence against women

6 Dec

Chad Johnson admits to domestic violence against women

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In a stunning and honest moment on the ESPN show First Take Chad Johnson admits to domestic violence towards woman. Not just his former wife Evelyn Lozada, but other women as well. Don’t know if Mr. Johnson is truly trying to change or not but this is definitely a start in the right direction.

Watch his confession here: Chad Johnson on First Take

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

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.