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August 15 African American Historical Events

Today in Black History – August 15 *

1824 – Freed American slaves establish a settlement in West Africa
that will eventually become the country of Liberia. 751 more words

African American History

August 9 African American Historical Events

* Today in Black History – August 9 *

1848 – The Free Soil party is organized at a Buffalo, New York
convention attended by African American abolitionists. 1,217 more words

African American History

Local Buzz: The 6th Annual Gene Upshaw Memorial Golf Classic

Many are familiar with the legacy of Gene Upshaw from the decades of leadership on the field as an Oakland Raider. Fewer are familiar with the newer, more advantageous legacy that Gene’s family has introduced into the community of Truckee since his sudden death in 2008 from pancreatic cancer. 370 more words

Mike Haynes: NFL Players Today, Need A Better Relationship With The Community

HOFer Mike Haynes came on the show today to discuss NFL Network’s Top 100 players in the NFL. 46 more words

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The Reduced Offseason

We now have a new tradition during the long NFL offseason: coaches griping about limits on players’ offseason availability and activity due to the restricting nature of the CBA. 1,011 more words

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Keidel: Tears For Tony -- Sad Stage Set For The Great Dorsett

By Jason Keidel
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Even for those of us who detested the Dallas Cowboys, those of us who would root for Red Russia at the height of the Cold War over “America’s Team,” there was no way not to look at him. 1,196 more words

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