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Carroll Says White People Can No Longer Be Quiet About Racism

"I'm calling on you, all coaches. Let's step up," said Carroll. "No more being quiet, no more being afraid to talk to topics, no more I'm a little bit uncomfortable. "

Washington Football Team Hires First Black President In NFL History

Last month the Washington football franchise announced the retirement of the Redskins team name, a decision that followed what the organization called a "thorough review" that came "in light of events in the country and feedback from our community." In May, the killing of George Floyd -- an unarmed Black man -- set off a national response, resulting in coast to coast protests and a resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement. Three months later, the football team from Washington is without its oft-criticized, racially insensitive moniker, and with a Black president for the first time ever.

Sportswear Companies Among The Biggest Losers Of Canceled College Football Season

Nike, Adidas and Under Armour sign sponsorship deals sometimes worth hundreds of millions of dollars with universities with strong athletics programs. For the universities, the deals are an important revenue stream; for the companies, they're a key source of brand exposure to both high performance athletes and the broader consumer base.

Donté Stallworth On NFL’s Black Anthem Issue: They Have To Do A Lot More

Former NFL player Donté Stallworth weighs in on the NFL's plan to play the song 'Lift Every Voice and Sing' --known as the Black national anthem-- before every game in Week 1 of the NFL season.

Russell Wilson: ‘I Have A Heavy Heart Right Now”

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, here facing the Green Bay Packers during the playoffs in January this year, says he is...

Former NFL QB Tarvaris Jackson Killed In Car Accident

By Bobby Swofford FAYETTEVILLE, AR (KFSM) -- Former Arkansas and NFL quarterback Tarvaris Jackson was killed in a car accident on Sunday (April 12) night...

Antonio Brown Granted Bond Hours After Turning Himself In On Burglary And Battery Charges

By Madeline Holcombe, Faith Karimi and Jason Hanna, CNN (CNN) -- Former NFL player Antonio Brown appeared in court Friday morning, hours after surrendering to...

Clinton Portis Is Among 10 Former NFL Players Charged In An Alleged Health Benefits Scam

By Tammy Kupperman, Jill Martin and Eric Levenson, CNN (CNN) -- Former Pro Bowl running back Clinton Portis and other retired NFL players have been...

Huskies Bring Home The Apple Cup For 7th Straight Year

By Khalid Bennett The Seattle Medium The in-state rivalry between the University of Washington and Washington State University has gone on for over a century. The...

NFL Team Cuts Running Back After He’s Accused Of Punching A Woman Who’s Pregnant With His Baby

By Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN (CNN) -- The Miami Dolphins waived second-year running back Mark Walton after he was arrested Tuesday morning, with police accusing...

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Podcast: Unvaccinated Promoter‘s Battle With COVID

Rhythm & News interview with Anthony Tibbs, a local promoter/marketer in Seattle, about his battle with COVID. Tibbs was undecided about getting vaccinated at the time he contracted the deadly virus.

Strickland Secures House Passage Of Over 20 Provisions To Support Military Families & Servicemembers

Congresswoman Marilyn Strickland (WA-10), a Member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 4350, the Fiscal Year 2022 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

Vaccine Inequality Is A ‘Global Crisis’ Says UN Official

President Joe Biden has pledged to significantly increase the amount of Covid-19 vaccines it will ship to foreign nations beginning in 2022 in an effort to end the pandemic worldwide.

Late-Night Hosts Join Forces To Raise Awareness To Climate Change

Seven late-night hosts focused their shows on climate change during Climate Week NYC, a summit to promote climate solutions.

King County Library System Offers A Multitude Of Student Resources

The King County Library System (KCLS) offers many online programs, services and resources to help students of all ages succeed. King County students who attend schools within the KCLS service area (outside the city of Seattle) automatically receive a KCLS student account.