THE COST OF TAKING A STAND By Patrick Freeman The Mighty O’Ba Sports Report BUFFALO, NY : The year was 1993 and most NFL players were celebrating their victory in free agency; but Freeman McNeil, who was the lead plaintiff in the lawsuit against the NFL never benefited from his sacrifice. McNeil would have been […]Read more "THE COST OF TAKING A STAND"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter Russell Wilson Dak Prescott OAKLAND — The National Football League will be celebrating its 100 year anniversary in the United States. The league must be feeling the heat, the […]Read more "2019 BLACK NFL QUARTERBACKS"
JAY-Z AND THE NFL DEAL, PART II By Patrick Freeman, Buffalo Criterion (Editor’s note: This is the final part of a previous piece re duplicity toward NFL fans and blatant disregard for those who put in work to not be subject to disrespect…) The Mighty O’Ba Sports Report Jay Z and the Deal Part 2 […]Read more "JAY-Z AND THE NFL DEAL, PART II"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter The National Football League will celebrate its 100th year this fall. This is the Oakland Raider contribution with 60 years of their history. We start with the most iconic team song. OAKLAND, CA:-The Autumn Wind lyrics and melody have played in my head at the beginning of each year’s pre […]Read more "THE AUTUMN WIND: 60 YEARS OF RAIDER FOOTBALL"
JAY-Z AND THE NFL DEAL By Patrick Freeman, Columnist Buffalo Criterion BUFFALO, NY The Mighty O’Ba Sports Report: Jay Z and the NFL Deal The Internet is abuzz because of the recent deal between Jay-Z and the NFL, which we have now learned includes an ownership stake in a franchise which has yet to […]Read more "JAY-Z AND THE NFL DEAL, PART I"
Note: The first official practice of training camp for each club at the site designated above is generally held the day after the veteran reporting date (Cincinnati will hold its first camp practice in Dayton, OH). TEAM SITE LOCATION ROOKIES VETERANS Arizona State Farm Stadium Glendale, AZ 7/17 7/24 Atlanta Atlanta Falcons Training Facility Flowery […]Read more "2019 NFL Training Camp Reporting Dates, Locations"
By Gary Norris Gray, Staff Reporter OAKLAND — Four years ago a young man from the University of Nevada stood — Oh, excuse me — kneeled for justice, equality, and freedom at the start of each game. He took a knee for those who could not. This created a firestorm throughout the country. The league […]Read more "PLAY TO WIN?"