Two Black Coaches Join Brian Flores’ Case Against the NFL

Two Black NFL coaches joined the lawsuit filed in February by former Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores. blamed the league and its 32 teams discriminating against African Americans in their recruitment practices. On Thursday, Steve Wilks, who was fired after one season as head coach of the Arizona Cardinals, and Ray Horton, longtime assistant …

Pittsburgh Steelers Hire Brian Flores in NFL Litigation

Former Miami Dolphins head coach Brian Flores, who has sued 32 teams for allegedly discriminatory recruitment practices against the NFL and Black candidates, has been hired by the Pittsburgh Steelers as a senior defensive assistant/linebackers coach, the team announced on Saturday. “Given his history of developing and teaching defensive players during his time in the …

Friends Say Brian Flores Is Motivated By Moral Integrity

Brian Flores in his first pre-season preseason as head coach of the Miami Dolphins in 2019 spoke with emotion about social injustice He met as a young Black and Latino male in the troubled Brownsville section of Brooklyn. Flores said he applauded those protesting against racial inequality and police brutality, citing athletes like Kenny Stills, …

Brian Snitker, Bobby Cox, and the Friendship That Shaped Atlanta

ATLANTA – Ranch style house maybe 15 minutes from the basketball court. Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker makes a detour to visit almost every home stand these days. He’s there to talk to Bobby Cox. Sometimes Cox says something. Cox, now 80, has recovered 11 years from the managerial career that earned him a place …

Brian Selznick’s Locking Masterpiece – The New York Times

KALEIDOSCOPEby Brian Selznick Two children lying on their backs inside a large wooden sphinx contemplate life’s riddles. Brian Selznick’s shiny new book “Kaleidoscope” is a collection of magical, weird and mysterious stories. A widow isolates herself to write an encyclopedia of all human knowledge – and dies decades later, still in the middle of the …