Why the Super Bowl is ‘an important moment for a lot of black young quarterbacks coming up’

Why the Super Bowl is ‘an important moment for a lot of black young quarterbacks coming up’

CNN — For Doug Williams, the first black quarterback to start and win the Super Bowl, watching the NFL Conference Championship games on Sunday was an emotional moment. Almost exactly 35 years after winning the Super Bowl with the then Washington Redskins, Williams watched in glee as Patrick Mahomes and Jalen Hurts led the Kansas … Read more

Ryan Reynolds watches Wrexham play thrilling FA Cup match

Ryan Reynolds watches Wrexham play thrilling FA Cup match

CNN — As the saying goes, it’s hope that kills you as a football fan – just ask Ryan Reynolds. The Hollywood actor experienced the full spectrum of emotions on Sunday as he watched Wrexham – the club Reynolds co-owns with Rob McElhenney – draw 3-3 against Sheffield United in a thrilling FA Cup match. … Read more

Donna Kelce becomes the first mother to pit two sons against each other in the Super Bowl

Donna Kelce becomes the first mother to pit two sons against each other in the Super Bowl

CNN — Seeing your kids succeed is what every parent wants. But for Donna Kelce, the success of her two sons will create a conflict of interest. Donna’s two sons – Jason and Travis – are stars in the NFL, both stalwarts for their respective Philadelphia Eagles and the Kansas City Chiefs, and on Sunday … Read more

Kansas City Chiefs meet Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LVII

Kansas City Chiefs meet Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LVII

CNN — The Kansas City Chiefs advance to Super Bowl LVII after beating the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20 in Sunday’s AFC Championship game at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. After suffering a high ankle sprain last week in the Chiefs’ Divisional Round victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars, Patrick Mahomes led the team to a back-and-forth … Read more

NFL Playoffs: Conference Championship Preview

NFL Playoffs: Conference Championship Preview

CNN — The race for the NFL’s coveted Lombardi trophy has been reduced to just four teams. Playoff tension continues on Sunday with the Conference Championships. First, Brock Purdy and the 49ers take on Jalen Hurts and the Philadelphia Eagles. Later that night, Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals take on Patrick Mahomes and the … Read more

Los Angeles Lakers furious after missed foul in loss to Boston Celtics

Los Angeles Lakers furious after missed foul in loss to Boston Celtics

CNN — LeBron James was left huddled on the field in frustration after umpires missed a foul in his attempt to win the game, and the Los Angeles Lakers succumbed to a 125–121 overtime loss to the Boston Celtics. With the game tied at 105 and less than three seconds left, James drove in for … Read more

Jessie Lemonier: Former Detroit Lions and Los Angeles Chargers linebacker dies at age 25

Jessie Lemonier: Former Detroit Lions and Los Angeles Chargers linebacker dies at age 25

CNN — Former Detroit Lions and Los Angeles Chargers linebacker Jessie Lemonier passed away on Thursday at the age of 25, according to a pronunciation of the Lions. “We are shocked and saddened by the passing of former Detroit Lion Jessie Lemonier,” the team said on Twitter. “Jessie was a model teammate and a wonderful … Read more

Vinícius Jr.: Image of black football star hanged from bridge in Madrid

Vinícius Jr.: Image of black football star hanged from bridge in Madrid

CNN — Vinicius Jr. scored against Atletico Madrid on Thursday in Real Madrid’s 3-1 Copa del Rey quarter-final win after an effigy of the star was hung from a bridge in Madrid ahead of the game. Alvaro Morato put Atlético ahead, but Rodrygo’s equalizer secured extra time in the quarter-final. Atletico went down to 10 … Read more