Tag Archives: NFL

Senate

The U.S. Senate Has a Diversity Problem in Its Staff

Congress has failed to move the needle, when it comes to ethnic diversity and inclusion

As policy decisions affecting all Americans are debated in the halls of Congress, you will…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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winning

BE The Code: From NFL Player to Tech Entrepreneur

Former NFL Indianapolis Colts player Mike Brown’s new company is a Win-Win for all

In this episode of BE The Code, former NFL player Mike Brown opens up about…

By Sequoia Blodgett

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NFL players

NFL Players Tackle Opportunities in Franchising

The Redskins’ Ricky Jean Francois is eying various ventures within the food industry

Scores of athletes have found success in the franchise industry from tennis star Venus Williams…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Mike Adams

NFL Player Mike Adams Shares How Yoga Improved His Life

The Indianapolis Colts safety opens up about his daily yoga practices

Mike Adams, a safety for the Indianapolis Colts, attributes his successful career to both a…

By Yvelette Stines

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NFL Network

Chris “Kid” Reid Talks About the NFL Network’s “Undrafted”

A show about overcoming struggle, hope, and reaching for your dreams

Chris “Kid” Reed, from Kid -N- Play, opens up about the NFL Network football TV…

By Regan Farley

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phillip buchanon

Tech Innovator of the Week: Phillip Buchanon, New Money Bash

Former NFL cornerback Phillip Buchanon transitions from a pro baller to a tech entrepreneur

Since hanging up his cleats after retiring from the NFL, former cornerback Phillip Buchanon has…

By Samara Lynn

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Former NFL Player

Former NFL Player Invests in Kids’ Social-Emotional Development

The Israel Idonije Foundation helps youngsters connect with cops

The 6’6”, 268 pound (121.56 kilo) Idonije is a retired defensive player with the NFL,…

By Robin White Goode

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Football Wife

A Day In The Life of a Football Wife

A day in the life of Michel Sproles; entrepreneur, philanthropist, mother of two, and wife of NFL running back Darren Sproles

This story was originally published on capitolstandard.com.
In fear of saying the wrong things or not…

By Ursula Lauriston

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Martellus Bennett

NFL Pro, Martellus Bennett, Launches Adorable Children’s App

Martellus Bennett is as creative as he is athletic

“I want my daughter [and] other kids of color to grow up with a character…

By Samara Lynn

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Justin Tuck

NFL’s Justin and Lauran Tuck Share 3 Most Important Money Lessons

Making smart financial choices while giving back to others

“We adhere to a monthly budget and have since Justin was drafted in 2005. That…

By Stacey Tisdale

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A Look at Michael Strahan’s Post-NFL Career Success

A breakdown of the former NFL superstar's success off the field

Take a look at Strahan’s success from the football field to Good Morning America.

By Courtney Connley

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NFL Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott Shares Most Important Money Lessons

[Series] 3 Most Important Lessons I've Learned About Money

By the end of the night the football legend – considered to this day to…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Sports is the great equalizer

March Madness: Sports and tech converges at Shadow League event

TSL introduces new event series, Sports Connect

The Shadow League, a black-owned multimedia sports company, introduced Sports Connect, an event series focused…

By Derek T. Dingle

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Michael Robinson

Michael Robinson On Success After the NFL and the Value of Giving Back to His Community

Robinson shares how he mapped out his post-NFL career long before retirement

NFL analyst Michael Robinson opens up about mapping out his post-career plans long before retirement.

By Courtney Connley

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Which Costs More: Super Bowl or New York Fashion Week?

Infographic breaks down the cost to produce and promote Fashion Week and the Super Bowl

Believe it or not, there are several similarities between New York Fashion Week and the…

By Kandia Johnson

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Super Bowl: If You Have Money in Stocks, Root For Cam Newton & Carolina!

Super Bowl winner predicts stock market direction with 82% accuracy

While few of Wall Street’s brightest can boast an 82% accuracy rate, the Stock Market…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Cam Newton, NFL Quarterback, Carolina Panthers

Something Else That Sets Cam Newton Apart

The star quarterback is capitalizing on his appeal to 13- to 17-year olds

Newton has many critics of his popularity and style—his theatrical, on-field behavior has been characterized…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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Black History Month: Mike Carey, Retired NFL Referee

28 days of modern black history makers

Now an analyst for CBS Sports, Carey was only the second African American referee in…

By Safon Floyd

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Cam Newton is the Black QB That Nothing Compares to

“Whether you win, lose or draw, people are going to talk,” Newton said

Cam Newton is on the verge of completing an amazing year. In his 5th season…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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How Facebook is Using the NFL to Create a Diverse Workforce

Tech company takes a page out of the NFL playbook to improve its workplace

Among its many creative approaches to achieve a diverse workforce, Facebook is implementing a version…

By Courtney Connley

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