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CFB’s Black Coaching Fraternity Shifts Culture, Influences Coaching Pipeline…Every Game Is A Win

Entering the 2020 season, former NFL head coaches Lovie Smith and Herm Edwards, both disciples of Tony Dungy’s impactful coaching tree, were two of...

National Coalition of Minority Football Coaches Forms Because Black FBS Coaches Aren’t Being Hired

Black College Coaches, Players Stand Against Systemic Racism With COVID-19 threatening to postpone or cancel the entire NCAA College Football season this Fall, sacking social...

Martin Jarmond Named First Black Athletic Director In UCLA’s 101-Year History

I really want to feel happy inside about stories like this. Seeing Black people break through racial and corporate color barriers is a good...

Lynn Swann Resigns After Three Years As USC Trojans’ Athletic Director

Lynn Swann is a PIttsburgh Steelers legend and NFL Hall of Famer who moved from the field, to the broadcast booth, to politics and...

“Strive 2 Tri” Introduces The Triathlete Lifestyle To Black D.C. Youth


When Yolanda and Tarus Nelson watched their daughter, Asia excel as a young triathlete in the Washington, DC Metropolitan region, they noticed something amazing. She was one of a small handful of kids of color that competed in the races where parti

Black Women Continue To See No Progress In NCAA Hiring Practices


We've been covering stories about the lack of opportunities and quick hooks for minority coaches

FSU’s Leonard Hamilton Holds The Flame Aloft For NCAA Black Coaches


No. 9 Florida State eliminated No. 1 seed Xavier in Nashville on Sunday night after overcoming a 12-point deficit in their 75-70 win. They advanced on to the Sweet 16 where they'll face No. 4 seed Gonzaga.

It was a great win for the Seminoles

Another Black Coach Bites The Dust 


Charlie Strong ran a quick three and out with the Texas Longhorns.

One day after a 31-9 loss to TCU capped another losing season in Austin, the Longhorns opted Saturday to ax Strong, who was 16-21 in three years at the university.


The Unbalanced Scale For Black Coaches


In football circles, the 62-day period between Dec. 1 and Jan. 31 is full of holiday cheer, college bowl games, the national semifinals/championship game, NFL late-season madness and epic playoff duels. And then, of course, we top all of that of

The Vanishing of Black College Basketball Coaches At Power Schools


When the University of Connecticuts head basketball coach Kevin Ollie cut down the nets after winning last years National Championship, he joined a very select group. Since 1939, when college basketball began crowning its champion, only three ot

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