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WASHINGTON (AP) — Two leading advocates for retired NFL players have teamed up in pushing for increased pension benefits for pre-1993 retirees. The Pro Football Retired Players Association, a nonprofit chaired by Hall of Famer Jim Brown, donated $100,000 to “Fairness for Athletes in Retirement, a nonprofit advocating for pension parity in the upcoming negotiations […]

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring that his red “MAGA” hat makes him “feel like Superman,” rapper Kanye West made a free-styling appearance in the Oval Office Thursday. Ahead of a private lunch, President Donald Trump and West spoke with reporters as they sat across from each other at the Resolute desk. West dominated the conversation […]

  NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown said he’s “really pulling” for Donald Trump and he knows he’ll be vilified in the black community for doing so. Brown appeared on The JT The Brick Show on Fox Sports Radio where he was asked to measure Trump against the Presidents in the past. “I should be criticizing Trump on every […]

Former running back Jim Brown is known for being one of the first athletes to speak out about politics during his era. But he recently revealed that he is against NFL players kneeling during the national anthem. “I’ll never kneel and I will always respect the flag,” Brown told Tom Withers of the Associated Press before the HBO premiere of Hard Knocks. […]

To say sports commentator/pundit Shannon Sharpe is disappointed in Jim Brown is an understatement. Hell, Sharpe isn’t the only one. A whole bunch of folks have a problem with Brown for the same reason as Sharpe. And why is Jim Brown being looked at with the side eye these days by Sharpe and lots of […]

08/24/17- There was a protest in front of the NFL Headquarters yesterday in support of Colin Kaepernick. The NAACP, members of the Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity and even Susan Sarandon showed up but you couldn’t find former NFL players Jim Brown and Ray Lewis anywhere! They were too busy house keeping at Trump Tower! Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow […]

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Anquan Boldin would absolutely welcome and appreciate the chance to sit down with new President Donald Trump and exchange thoughts and ideas and discuss concerns for minorities. The NFL wide receiver and impending free agent insists that like him or not, communication and civil discourse are the only ways to […]

  12/14/16- Roland Martin talks to NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown about his meeting with President-Elect Donald Trump this week. “We had about 45 minutes. The main thing was how to make America a better country but specifically how to deal with the African American community. It was a great meeting for me. I […]

  First Kanye, now Jim Brown – who along with fellow former footballer Ray Lewis – met with Trump today in New York. The meeting was about African-American issues and Brown’s take away was so good that he “fell in love” with the president-elect. “I fell in love with him because he really talks about helping African-American, […]

CLEVELAND (AP) — For one more Sunday, Jim Brown felt the kind of emotional surge that made him an NFL legend. The greatest player to wear a Cleveland Browns jersey, and in the conversation as the best in league history, Brown was immortalized as the team unveiled a bronze statue of the running back’s likeness […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown has accepted a $600,000 offer from video game maker Electronic Arts to end a lawsuit alleging the company illegally used his likeness in its NFL Madden games. A law firm representing Brown announced the deal on Tuesday. EA had no comment. Brown said in the […]

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Jim Brown both got the call on June 4, which was strangely appropriate, along with simultaneously heartbreaking and heartwarming. On one hand, someone they revered was gone. On the other, someone they watched suffer for years would hurt no more. “He represented,” Brown said, “what a man should be […]