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Jayden Daniels’ journey to the NFL influenced by Black quarterbacks before him — Andscape

“There’s a time and place for everything,” Jayden Daniels said Friday as he faced the throng of media at the NFL scouting combine. Daniels was responding to a question about knowing when to run and when to pass, but he easily could have been talking about his life up to this point. From San Bernardino, […]

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Caleb Williams displayed his swagger at NFL combine — Andscape

INDIANAPOLIS – Although former star USC quarterback Caleb Williams will have a lot to prove in the NFL, this much is already clear about the presumptive No. 1 overall pick during April’s NFL draft: He’s supremely confident. Williams’ off-the-charts belief in himself was on display Friday morning as he answered a volley of reporters’ questions

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The education of Victor Wembanyama continues — Andscape

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Victor Wembanyama, all 7-feet-4 of him, stretched out while sitting quietly in the visitors locker room and playing chess on his cellphone to relax after yet another San Antonio Spurs loss. While the Frenchman’s stellar play would suggest otherwise, he was fatigued after his first NBA All-Star break was limited to two

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‘Beer Is Black History’ scores a limited edition beer with the Sacramento Kings — Andscape

Sacramento Kings fans got a Black History Month lesson in a can this month. Through a unique collaboration between local brewery Oak Park Brewing and Hella Coastal Brewing out of Oakland, California, the OP Beam Hazy IPA was served at all home games during Black History Month. The union was brought together by craft beer

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No agent, no problem? Caleb Williams, Marvin Harrison Jr. exceptions in the NFL draft — Andscape

USC quarterback Caleb Williams and Ohio State wide receiver Marvin Harrison Jr. created buzz earlier this week when news broke that the two stars were not going to hire agents for the NFL draft. This was not particularly stunning news but part and parcel of the athlete empowerment movement that has swept into big-time college

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Detroit Lions general manager Brad Holmes is just getting started — Andscape

INDIANAPOLIS – Beginning his fourth year as the general manager of the Detroit Lions, Brad Holmes has proven to be a deft roster architect. With Holmes, a proud graduate of a historically Black university, picking the players, coach Dan Campbell guiding them and both men working together to change the organization’s culture, the woebegone Lions

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LA Clippers coach Tyronn Lue has improved his physical, mental health — Andscape

LOS ANGELES – In March 2018, chest pain alarmed then-Cleveland Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue enough for him to take a leave of absence two years after leading the team to its first NBA championship. As LA Clippers coach, Lue is under pressure to coach perhaps the most talented team in franchise history to its first

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Women’s basketball pioneer Elizabeth McQuitter is on a mission — Andscape

It’s been 46 years, yet Elizabeth McQuitter vividly remembers one of the most pivotal moments of her life: the 1978 launch of the Women’s Professional Basketball League — the nation’s first women’s pro basketball league — which debuted in Milwaukee. National news outlets, including CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite, previewed and covered the game.

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