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SOURCE SPORTS: NFL Team Owners Introduce Incentives For Hiring Coaches of Color

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The NFL has been criticized forever about its lack of diversity in coaching and executive positions. However, on Tuesday, the league’s 32 owners took steps to increase diversity in the league’s leadership ranks. A proposal was approved to change the league’s anti-tampering policy. It prohibits teams from denying assistant coaches the chance to interview with […]

SOURCE SPORTS: NFL Seems to Have a Problem Hiring Black Head Coaches

NFL Launches 'Inspire Change Initiative' to Enact Positive Change in Inner City Communities

There was five NFL head coaching firings and vacancies this season, and four of those spots have now been filled. The Washington Redskins hired Ron Rivera; the Dallas Cowboys hired Mike McCarthy; and on Tuesday, the Giants hired Joe Judge while the Carolina Panthers hired Matt Rhule. Of the four, only Rivera is a minority, […]