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San Francisco Bay Area Sports Territorial Rights Make No Sense

Strange rules indeed. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C1AG9CX9LNQ One of the most eyebrow raising parts of the National Football League’s Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis’s road to finding a 2019...

Sports During King’s Civil Rights’ Movement Days Were Different

Washington was the last NFL to hire a Negro player in 1962. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgFekxzkv9I&t=2s   It has been more than 50 years since the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther...

Sixty Years Ago Today, The National Football League Became Very, Very...

The Greatest Game Ever?   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1p0TNKUQ75c&t=4s   December 28, 1958 was the day that the modern NFL started. The Baltimore Colts beat the New York Giants in overtime...

Will Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Next Big New York Project Be A...

Amazon is putting a massive office complex in Long Island City, New York.  LaGuardia Airport expansion continues. The National Hockey League’s New York Islanders Belmont arena project is on the road to a groundbreaking ceremony.

Football And Thanksgiving: An American Tradition

Thanksgiving and football go hand and hand with many high school rivals ending their seasons by playing each other and there are some college games.  The NFL has been playing on Thanksgiving since 1920 with teams such as the Akron Pros hosting games.

JFK’s Gift To The NFL Was Made Possible By Emanuel Cellar

Not every President of the United States leaves a sports legacy. But John F. Kennedy, who was assassinated on November 22, 1963, did leave one permanent impression on the sports world. He created a massive revenue stream for sports owners from television by signing The Sports Broadcast Act of 1961.

Bills Owners Waiting For New York Voters Deciding Governor’s Race

In May, the Buffalo Bills ownership had no timetable in the pursuit of either pushing for a new stadium or looking for money for yet another renovation of the team’s present home that opened in 1973.

LeBron James Won’t Shut Up And Dribble

LeBron James is transitioning from being a basketball player into a political activist. LeBron is probably in his last few seasons but he won’t be leaving the stage with the announcement that he will support a school in Akron, Ohio and produce TV shows.

What If Minnesota Stayed In The AFL?

Today is the final day of the 2018 NFL Draft but it will not be the last time the Oakland Raiders franchise is on the board selecting a player. Mark Davis's team will be in Oakland this year but will eventually call Las Vegas home possibly by 2020.

Negro Players Struggles In The 1950s When Dr. King Joined The...

In Martin Luther King's day, sports of the 1950s.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Y0uLN6bPoY   It has been nearly 50 years since the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was gunned...
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