What is the Rooney Rule? Explaining NFL mandate to interview minority candidates, its effectiveness and criticisms

What is the Rooney Rule? Explaining NFL mandate to interview minority candidates, its effectiveness and criticisms

The NFL’s Rooney Rule is one of the most scrutinized professional-league mandates in American sports. The rule is meant to ensure more equitable hiring practices among the league’s team as it relates to minority candidates for jobs and front office positions. MORE: Brian Flores lawsuit, explained: Former Dolphins coach sues NFL, teams for discriminatory hiring practices The … Read more

AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am best bets

AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am best bets

Commercial content, 21+ With the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am scheduled to tee off Thursday, Amanda Rose of the Action Network is here to give her two best outright bets (video above). Patrick Cantlay, off two consecutive top-10 finishes at the Tournament of Champions and the American Express, is the consensus favorite at Pebble Beach. Not … Read more

Paige Spiranac’s ‘worst’ date involved Taco Bell snub

Paige Spiranac's 'worst' date involved Taco Bell snub

Paige Spiranac opened up Tuesday about her dating woes during an “ask me anything” on InstagramInstagram Paige Spiranac spoke candidly Tuesday about past dating dilemmas, including the “worst” date she’s ever been on. During an “ask me anything” with her 3.2 million Instagram followers, the golfer-turned-influencer opened up about the disastrous outing, which apparently resulted … Read more

NFL fans react to Washington Commanders’ name, logo, uniforms

NFL fans react to Washington Commanders' name, logo, uniforms

Washington’s football team is now the Commanders. The NFL team unveiled its new name Wednesday, replacing the two-year placeholder, the Washington Football Team. Along with the new name came new uniforms and a different logo for the team. One legacy. One unified future. We are the Washington Commanders #TakeCommand pic.twitter.com/Eav9NOV5Mm — Washington Commanders (@Commanders) February … Read more

What 49ers QB wants in next team

What 49ers QB wants in next team

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo is “excited” about his future as he works with the team to find the “right destination” after his season ended Sunday in a 20-17 loss to the Rams in the NFC Championship game. Garoppolo addressed his playing future Tuesday during a virtual press conference and said, according to ESPN, … Read more

Charles Oakley’s new book explains why LeBron James never joined Knicks in free agency

Charles Oakley's new book explains why LeBron James never joined Knicks in free agency

Despite being one of the biggest markets in the NBA, the Knicks haven’t ever had much success bringing in talent through free agency. Although they’re always in the rumor mill to land big names, rarely do they amount to be anything but whispers. You could argue the franchise’s only star free agency signing (depending on where you stand … Read more

Hue Jackson implies Browns owner Jimmy Haslam paid him to lose: ‘Trust me it was a good number’

Hue Jackson implies Browns owner Jimmy Haslam paid him to lose: 'Trust me it was a good number'

Former Browns coach Hue Jackson on Wednesday suggested team owner Jimmy Haslam paid him to lose. That revelation follows former Miami coach Brian Flores alleging Dolphins owner Stephen Ross offered him $100,000 for every game the team lost during the 2019 season. Jackson suggested Haslam paid him to lose in reply to another tweet that … Read more

Hue Jackson says he was offered money to tank

Hue Jackson says he was offered money to tank

In the wake of Brian Flores’ bombshell discrimination lawsuit against the NFL, former Browns coach Hue Jackson suggested Tuesday that he too was paid to lose games for his former organization. Flores claimed in the suit that Miami owner Stephen Ross offered him $100,000 per loss during the 2019 season to improve the team’s draft … Read more

No ‘wrongdoing’ by Giants in Brian Flores scandal

No 'wrongdoing' by Giants in Brian Flores scandal

Eli Manning doesn’t think the Giants would conduct a “sham” interview just to satisfy a race requirement, as alleged by coach Brian Flores in an explosive class-action lawsuit. Manning’s 18-year affiliation with the Giants includes a Hall of Fame-caliber, 16-year playing career and a recent return to the front office in a business operations and … Read more