Sports

SPORTS DIGEST: Chargers, Rams open the season against Chiefs, Raiders

LOS ANGELES WAVE — After four weeks of inconsequential games, the NFL returns for real this week with the season opener Sept. 6 between the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles against the Atlanta Falcons, followed by a full slate of Sunday games and then two Monday night games, with the Rams versus the Raiders in Oakland ending the first week of the season at 7 p.m. Sept. 10. […read more]

Sports

Where Will DeSean Jackson Land?

AFRO Sports Desk Face-off by Perry Green and Stephen D. Riley Special to the NNPA from The Afro-American Newspaper After an abrupt exile from the Philadelphia Eagles, diminutive but explosive receiver DeSean Jackson is looking for a new home. Released last week due to multiple Read More

Op-Ed

To Be Equal: The Year of the Black Quarterback

By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist “The NFL is entering the golden age of Black quarterbacks.” – Jason McIntyre, writing in “The Big Lead” “Sports” is one of the most race-neutral meritocracies in America. From the record-shattering feats of Jesse Owens to the transcendent accomplishments Read More