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NFL Hall-of-Famer Harry Carson is Walter Camp “Man of the Year”

Former SC State All-American and New York Giants’ captain will be honored on January 14 Contact: Al Carbone (203) 671-4421 Follow us on Twitter @WalterCampPR Click here to visit website link NEW HAVEN, CT – Former New York Giants’ captain and Hall-of-Fame linebacker Harry Carson (South Carolina State) is the recipient of the Walter Camp…

British Soccer Officials Intrigued by N.F.L.’s Rooney Rule

Hearing the words Rooney Rule and English soccer in the same breath may lead to this question: What has the Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney been up to now? Wrong question and wrong Rooney. As hard as it is to believe, English soccer is hoping to mimic American football, especially the N.F.L.’s so-called Rooney Rule.…

Mehri Advances Rooney Rule with English Soccer Leagues

Mehri & Skalet is making a splash across the pond this week, where Cyrus Mehri had what the Daily Telegraph called a “historic meeting” on the fate of minority coaches in English soccer. Mehri met Tuesday with senior executives from the Football Association, English Premier League, Football League and League Managers’ Association, as well as…

4th & 1 Football Camp Banquet and Awards Program

On Friday, July 15th, the 4th & 1 Football Camp presented The Chris Campbell Banquet and Awards Program. Fritz Pollard Alliance Chairman John Wooten spoke at the event along with others. 4th and 1 is a free football camp for high school students from underrepresented groups in Texas and Michigan. It is the only football camp…

Wooten visits law office of Johnnie Cochran

John Wooten visits the law offices of the late Johnnie Cochran. Mr. Cochran was one of the founding members of the Fritz Pollard Alliance. Click here to see photos

Fritz Pollard Alliance officers weigh in on race and sports lecture

Race and the National Football League: The Rooney Rule and Beyond Cyrus Mehri and Jeremi Duru of the Fritz Pollard Alliance joined Kevin Blackstone of ESPN’s  Around the Horn at the University of Pennsylvania for a discussion on race and the National Football League. The program examined racial issues pre Rooney Rule and discussed the…