Category Pro Football

The Undefeated, December 5th, 2017 — From Africa to the NFL

https://theundefeated.com/features/from-africa-to-the-nfl-native-born-and-first-generation-players/ FROM AFRICA TO THE NFL More native-born and first-generation Africans are playing in a league that is globalizing not only its fan base, but also its talent https://tpc.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-14/html/container.html BY SUNNI KHALID December 5, 2017 Leave it to America’s Team to start a global revolution. On Aug. 8, 1970, the Dallas Cowboys were playing their […]

The Undefeated, February 8, 2016 –Will Raiders remain in Oakland or are they destined for the desert?

“Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.” – Kahlil Gibran

The great Lebanese poet was not a fan of the Oakland Raiders. Gibran died long before he could set foot inside the crumbling, cavernous relic that is the Oakland Coliseum. Nonetheless, Gibran was a lover, who knew the joys of a love fulfilled, and then, finally of a love unrequited. And so, the romanticist would probably have felt quite at home, rubbing shoulders among Raider Nation as they witness what could be the longest goodbye in the history of professional sports…

December 14, 2016 -Lott Bid For New Raiders Stadium Gaining Momentum

The Oakland City Council and the Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted to approve an agreement with an investment group led by Hall of Fame football player Ronnie Lott to negotiate a multi-million deal for a new 55,000-seat stadium that would keep the Raiders in Oakland and prevent the franchise’s proposed move to Las Vegas. […]