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This Week’s Highlights: The Best and the Brightest

Top news and trends from the week of Oct. 26

BlackEnterprise.com gives you a round-up of this week’s highlights, from topics that sparked social media…

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NFL Veteran Jonathan Scott.(Image: National Psoriasis Foundation)

NFL Veteran and Businessman Jonathan Scott Brings Awareness to Psoriasis

The 9-year NFL Offensive Tackle diagnosed with psoriasis is bringing awareness through his partnership with the National Psoriasis Foundation

The 9-year NFL Offensive Tackle diagnosed with psoriasis is bringing awareness through his partnership with…

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Pro athlete turned entrepreneur and businessman, Gregory "J.R." Tolver

Former NFL Pro Joins moblHR Team

Gregory "J.R." Tolver Jr. joins cloud-based finance and business services company

Former NFL wide receiver, Gregory “J.R.” Tolver Jr., will join the sales-expert team of cloud-based…

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New Report Gives NFL a Grade A for Racial Hiring and C Plus for Gender Hiring

This is the league's sixth consecutive year receiving an A for racial hiring practices

The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sports releases its hiring report and gives the…

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Is Darrelle Revis the NFL’s Most Savvy Negotiator?

Having negotiated three deals, including a $39 million guarantee with the Jets, maybe so

The highest paid cornerback in the NFL negotiated a five-year, $70 million contract with the…

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TIka Sumpter is a featured celebrity fan in NFL's newest apparel campaigns. (Image: NFL)

NFL Launches New Women’s, Men’s, and Junior Apparel Lines

Actress Tika Sumpter, a Carolina Panther's fan, among featured celebrity endorsers

Actress Tika Sumpter, of ‘The Haves and the Have Nots’ among celebrity endorsers of NFL’s…

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NFL’s Ryan Broyles: A Million-Dollar Man Living on $60,000 Budget

Detroit Lions wide receiver advocating for financial fitness for peers and youth

Ryan Broyles of the Detroit Lions seeks to change league pattern of baller bankruptcy with…

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The NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and Kansas City Chiefs Made Some Big Moves

LaVance Taylor and Russell Wilson sign contracts ahead of training camp

LaVance Taylor and Russell Wilson sign contracts ahead of training camp.

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The Rise of Female Coaches in Men’s Sports

Becky Hammon and Jen Welter are making history in the NFL and NBA.

Similar to Hammon, Welter’s accomplishments on and off the field to this point definitely make…

By Michael Tolbert

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NFL Upholds Tom Brady’s Suspension Following Appeal

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell doesn't waiver on Tom Brady ban

Mr. Brady instructed his assistant to destroy the cellphone that he had been using since…

By Michael Tolbert

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Virtual Reality Technology Is Changing How NFL Teams Practice

NFL teams are using new virtual reality technology in practices.

The Dallas Cowboys and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are the first NFL teams to incorporate…

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Federal Judge Finds Redskins’ Name May Be Disparaging

Judge rules against the NFL team, ordering the cancellation of its trademark

Established in 1932, the Washington Redskins are just one of many professional teams that still…

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2 NFL Players Lose Fingers In Separate Firework Accidents

Both suffer career altering injuries over holiday weekend

Following amputation surgery, there is no set timetable for either players return to the field.

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NY Giants Rescind Long-Term Contract With Jason Pierre-Paul

'Franchised' star puts NFL future in question

“Given the timing of the event and the apparent judgment displayed, the Giants do not…

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Rashard Mendenhall Finds Success After The NFL

Mendenhall is a writer on the new HBO series 'Ballers'.

For Mendenhall, a Super Bowl champion that earned over $13 million during his six seasons…

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Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Released On Bail Following Arrest at UCLA

The mogul got into altercation with son's football coach

A source close to Diddy claims “that he acted in self-defense”. According to the source,…

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Nike Inks Massive Apparel Deal With The NBA

Nike is set to take over the NBA's uniform design during the 2017-18 season

One notable change in design that’s already planned is the addition of the Nike logo…

By Michael Tolbert

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Marshawn Lynch Goes ‘Beast Mode’ In New Call Of Duty

The runningback will become the first athlete to appear in the popular 'Call of Duty' series this fall

For Lynch, the five-time Pro Bowler, and Super Bowl champion – this experience is one…

By Michael Tolbert

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Cam Newton Signs Huge Deal With Carolina Panthers

The QB's new deal puts him in the company of the NFL's elite quarterbacks

In the first year alone, the deal is worth $31 million – broken down into…

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Yahoo Will Livestream NFL Game in October

The game will be the first ever for the league, but certainly not the last

Web companies have expressed interest in trying to lure the NFL away from its traditional…

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