These are the only two owners of color in the NFL

These are the only two owners of color in the NFL

The three biggest US sports leagues have just six people of color as principal owners. Team ownership is still largely the territory of white men. It’s a trend that doesn’t look like it’ll change anytime soon. “Historically the wealth in this country belongs to white males,” said sports attorney Richard Roth. “It’s the same reason […]

Fifa's global football plans set up clash with Uefa

Fifa's global football plans set up clash with Uefa

When Gianni Infantino was elected president of international football’s governing body Fifa, the European game’s leaders celebrated as one of their own took charge of the sport worldwide. A long-time executive at European governing body Uefa, the Swiss-Italian was seen as a welcome transfer to Fifa, which he promised to reform after a corruption scandal […]

Fishburne among stars announced for Abilene High football title movie

Fishburne among stars announced for Abilene High football title movie

Scott Kirk, Special to the Reporter-News Published 6:15 p.m. CT May 16, 2018 | Updated 8:19 p.m. CT May 16, 2018 CLOSE Producer Mark Smith explains why actor Laurence Fishburne wanted to play Harold Christian. Ronald W Erdrich, Abilene Reporter-News Buy Photo Producer Mark Smith on Wednesday watches as Abilene High School cheerleader Givan Walker […]

Donald Trump's signed Alabama football never made it to governor

Donald Trump's signed Alabama football never made it to governor

(Photo: CBS Sports) It appears President Donald Trump may need additional help from the Secret Service the next time he hosts the University of Alabama’s football team as special guests at the White House. Cliff Sims, a special assistant to the President and Alabama graduate, asked President Trump to sign a football as a national […]

Asheville High football mom fighting for autistic son's eligibility

Asheville High football mom fighting for autistic son's eligibility

CLOSE Noah Britton, who is autistic, will not be allowed to play football next year because he has already completed 8 semesters of high school. Angeli Wright, awright@citizen-times.com ASHEVILLE –  The chants of “put Noah in” echoed across Asheville High’s Memorial Stadium during the fourth quarter of a blowout football win last season against Enka. […]

Kentucky football lands Florida quarterback Nik Scalzo for 2019 class

Kentucky football lands Florida quarterback Nik Scalzo for 2019 class

CLOSE UK coach Mark Stoops reviews 2018 spring game Jon Hale/Courier Journal Cardinal Gibbons QB Nik Scalzo passes the ball during Friday’s game vs. Rockledge.(Photo: Craig Bailey/FLORIDA TODAY) LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky football staff has found a quarterback for its 2019 recruiting class. Three-star Florida prep quarterback Nik Scalzo committed to UK Monday over […]

Rutgers football recruiting: A couple offers, top targets coming down the stretch | Weekend roundup

Rutgers football recruiting: A couple offers, top targets coming down the stretch | Weekend roundup

coach-chris-ash-leads-rutgers-football-in-scarlet-white-game-7c70b16cb58fa9ce.jpeg John Munson | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com By Todderick Hunt | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com The Rutgers staff continues to plow through the spring evaluation period, extending offers, making recruits‘ top lists of schools and earning their way in the mix down the stretch of recruiting decisions throughout the country. Find out what went […]

Michigan football's offensive mission is simple: Don't self-destruct

Michigan football's offensive mission is simple: Don't self-destruct

Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide There’s plenty of post-spring talk surrounding Jim Harbaugh’s offense, but Don Brown’s Michigan defense remains main attraction Jim Harbaugh is 28-11 at Michigan, including 1-2 in the postseason.(Photo: Kirthmon F. Dozier, Detroit Free Press) It’s so simple it just might work. On a fundamental level, one of […]

Nebraska football players, coaches wish their moms a happy Mother's Day

Nebraska football players, coaches wish their moms a happy Mother's Day

It’s Mother’s Day, so Nebraska football’s players and coaches showed their moms some love in this video: Happy Mother’s Day! #GBR 🔴🌽🔴 pic.twitter.com/zrxbQ0ADbc — Nebraska FB Recruiting (@NEB_Recruiting) May 13, 2018 The Nebraska participants, listed in order of first appearance: Wide receiver Stanley Morgan Jr., offensive lineman Jerald Foster, running backs coach Ryan Held, associate […]