Posts Tagged: league

NFL Makes Juneteenth a Staff Holiday

What??  NFL staffers are getting a new company holiday this year, with offices to be shut on June 19th.  Commissioner Roger Goodell announced yesterday that the league will begin observing Juneteenth, which marks the end of slavery in the United States.  “It is a day to reflect on our past, but more importantly, consider how each… Read more »

NFL Players Send Powerful Message in Video

18 NFL players, including our very own Dallas Cowboys Eziekiel Ellicott,  Kansas City’s Patrick Mahomes and Tyrann Mathieu and Cleveland’s Odell Beckham, Jr. have joined together in a video demanding that the NFL admit it wrongly silenced protesters like Colin Kaepernick.  In the video, the NFL stars collectively say “How many times do we have… Read more »

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Former NBA Player Andre Emmett Reportedly Murdered

Former NBA player Andre Emmett reportedly murdered Former Texas Tech basketball standout Andre Emmett has reportedly been shot and killed in Dallas. The school confirmed the 37-year-old’s death on Twitter. This is awful… A few details have been released; Sources say he was sitting in his car when 2 men approached and The men produced a… Read more »