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Rooney Rule

5 Companies That Are Betting Big On Diversity

Posted 05.03.2016 | Business

Winning at workforce diversity isn’t easy; the inclusion puzzle has confounded countless companies striving to cultivate a culture that values peopl...

Billie Jean King Urges The NFL To Step Up Its Game For Women

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.05.2017 | Sports

SAN FRANCISCO -- Tennis legend Billie Jean King called on the NFL to commit to gender diversity on Thursday, pressing league officials to "be in it fo...

NFL Statement On Lack Of Minority Hirings

Posted 01.18.2013 | Sports

By Brad Biggs, National Football Post Eight head-coaching vacancies and seven general manager jobs have been filled in the NFL since the end of the...

Race and the Global Business of Sports: 2013

Kenneth L. Shropshire | Posted 03.02.2013 | Sports
Kenneth L. Shropshire

It is that time of year again for lists and the first one to catch my attention, in a negative light, was the Sports Business Journal's list of The Most Influential People in Sports Business.

Keep the Rooney Rule; End Fritz Pollard Alliance

Wm. David Cornwell, Sr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Wm. David Cornwell, Sr.

The Rooney Rule is being applied today in a manner that conflicts with the objective established over 20 years ago.

To Rooney or Not to Rooney

Myles Brand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Myles Brand

In 30 years, a grand total of 27 African-Americans have been head coaches in the highest college football subdivision if you don't count historically black schools. The lack of progress in minority hiring is a disgrace.