CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers are parting ways with Cam Newton. Carolina general manager Marty Hurney said Tuesday via Twitter the team is giving the 31-year-old quarterback permission to seek a trade — although the former league MVP responded by saying he never requested one. “Every year difficult decisions are made and they are […]

While NFL fans enjoy the exploits of dynamic Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson, the man who blazed a path for him and other Black quarterbacks has been largely forgotten. His name is Marlin Briscoe and he has been acknowledged by the Pro Football Hall of Fame as the first Black quarterback to start a professional […]


Surely Lamar Jackson has put that ugly stereotype to rest, once and for all. Let’s hope we never hear again how some dynamic young African-American quarterback would be better off at another position because — wink, wink — he’s just not cut out to read defenses or up to the mental challenge. That narrative has […]


LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Two suspects are being penalized after they allegedly stole a life-sized cutout of Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, then crashed their getaway car. Lawrence police spokesman Patrick Compton says a man and woman grabbed the cutout at a McDonald’s restaurant Monday, ran out the door, then jumped into a car […]