“Coaching (the Express), one after the other, it’s outstanding. Everything I want to do is coaching and meeting and developing (players) and I’m excited about that,” says Mike Singletary
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Mike Singletary: Express Yourself

NNPA NEWSWIRE — “When I retired, I knew I would coach,” said Singletary, who will be barking plays as head coach of the Memphis Express, one of eight startup teams in the Alliance of American Football. […read more]

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Bengals’ tackle Cordy Glenn goes to work in the Bengal’s Thursday Night Football game against Baltimore.
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Glenn is the Anchor Cincy Needed

CINCINNATI HERALD — Anyone that knows football knows that a quarterback is the single most valuable asset on a football team. When the draft comes around you can pick the wrong position player at any other position. You pick the wrong quarterback the team is in trouble. […read more]

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Gary Kubiak Takes over Broncos

  (ESPN.com)—Gary Kubiak has agreed to become the head coach of the Denver Broncos, the team announced Monday. Kubiak’s deal is for four years, according to multiple reports. He spent the past season as the Baltimore Ravens’ offensive coordinator. Before joining the Ravens’ staff, Kubiak had Read More

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Ray Rice, Ravens Reach Settlement

Jamison Hensley, ESPN   BALTIMORE (ESPN.com)—The Baltimore Ravens and running back Ray Rice reached a settlement before his grievance hearing began Thursday. The Ravens confirmed the agreement Friday. “The Ravens agreed to resolve the grievance with Ray Rice,” team president Dick Cass said in a Read More

Op-Ed

NFL Keeps Fumbling

By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist I am sick and tired of all the hypocrisy swirling around pro athletes and the National Football League (NFL) in particular. With all the accusation about domestic violence and child abuse consuming the NFL, I wonder why the public wants Read More

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Black Women’s Group Criticizes NFL

JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A leading black women’s group is calling the NFL’s decision not to include any African-American women as consultants on domestic violence “unacceptable.” The Black Women’s Roundtable, made up of female leaders who represent black women and girls, Read More

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Baltimore Ravens Cut Ray Rice’s Deal

  BALTIMORE (ESPN) — The Baltimore Ravens terminated running back Ray Rice’s contract on Monday, hours after TMZ Sports released a video showing him punching his then-fiancée in the face in an Atlantic City hotel elevator in February. The team had no other comment in its statement announcing Rice’s release. Rice’s Read More

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Report: Ed Reed Asking for $7 Million a Season, Which May Explain Why He Hasn’t Found a Team Yet

[NESN.com] If the Patriots thought Wes Welker was asking for too much, wait until they get a load of what Ed Reed thinks he should make. The free agent who has played his entire career with the Baltimore Ravens is apparently not ready to take Read More

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Ravens’ Lewis Happy to be ‘Along for the Ride’ to New Orleans

[The Baltimore Sun] FOXBOROUGH, Mass. —— Ray Lewis knelt on the field and put his head on the ground, practically attaching himself to the turf in complete jubilation. Surrounded by his adoring teammates, the retiring middle linebacker was overcome with emotion following the Ravens’ 28-13 victory over the New Read More