Josh Williams, a defensive back from Fayetteville State projected to be selected in the 2022 NFL Draft, told NewsOne in an exclusive interview that he wants to "rewrite what people think about HBCUs and their athletes."

After no HBCU players were selected in the 2021 NFL Draft, Deion Sanders is hoping to change that after hosting a HBCU Pro Day this past Monday. However, the two-time Super Bowl champ took some time to call out 10 teams in specific that didn't feel it was necessary to send out a representative.

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The NFL draft will be conducted in a virtual format, with team personnel working from their homes. In a memo sent to the 32 teams Monday and obtained by The Associated Press, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell outlined procedures for the April 23-25 draft. The guidelines include no group gatherings. RELATED: NFL Star Jameis Winston Ties The […]

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A Texas man who record himself licking ice cream at a grocery store and putting the tub back now regrets the clout-chasing move. Walmart surveillance video captured 24-year-old D’Adrien Anderson recording the act at their Port Arthur, Texas, store. “Happy national soft ice cream day lmao #viral,” he captioned the video on his Facebook page, where he is known […]

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VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Thursday named Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory as the new archbishop of Washington D.C., choosing a moderate, and the first African-American, to lead the archdiocese that has become the epicenter of the clergy sex abuse crisis in the U.S. Gregory, 71, replaces Cardinal Donald Wuerl, who resigned last year […]

Former New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has done his last cha-cha in the opponent’s end zone, as the 31-year-old announced his retirement Tuesday adding that he will be joining ESPN as an NFL analyst. “As I officially close one chapter of my life and begin another, I could not be more thrilled to […]

This is definitely a trick play. A Steelers fan dressed in full uniform managed to get past security and onto the field at training camp practice in attempt to work out with the team before being exposed. The  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports, the fan wore yellow football pants, a yellow jersey and a helmet as he tried to participate in drills […]

The NFL’s two-month old national anthem policy is on hold. Hours after The Associated Press reported that Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the anthem could be suspended for up to four games under a team policy issued this week, the league and the players union issued a joint statement late Thursday […]

NFL owners have finally decided on an anthem policy: one that is sure to continue to be polarizing as the league gears up for another season. Without consulting any players or the player’s union, the decision was that players can stay in the locker room while the anthem is being played but should they go […]

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The NFL has gotten lots of bad press in recent years, mainly for caring more about their brand than the struggles their minority fans are dealing with. Well, the Los Angeles Rams have taken one tiny step forward for mankind and made history by hiring the NFL’s first ever male cheerleaders. https://twitter.com/ABC/status/978995673570906112 Quinton Peron and […]

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former Oakland Raiders player Aldon Smith has surrendered to police on charges he violated a domestic violence restraining order. San Francisco police say the 28-year-old Smith turned himself in Friday and was booked on three misdemeanor charges of violating a court order to stay away from a domestic violence victim. Earlier […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors will not bring criminal charges against Buffalo Bills receiver Zay Jones after a naked, bloody argument with his brother in Los Angeles earlier this week. Los Angeles prosecutors declined the case because of “insufficient evidence,” district attorney’s office spokesman Paul Eakins told The Associated Press on Thursday. The 22-year-old Jones […]