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How Ethics Could Help the NFL Spark Social Change

While many often turn to sports to enjoy a break from political discord, lately the pastime seems to offer a playing field for the most pressing social and political conversations of our generation. Last year, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Colin Kaepernick launched himself into the forefront of one such issue with a kneel heard […]

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Public Relations Lessons from Steelers RB James Conner

If you don’t know James Conner’s story by now, you should. Even if you aren’t a football fan or don’t enjoy sports in general, his journey is as inspirational as they come. James Conner, an Erie, Pennsylvania, native finished his true freshman season in 2013 at the University of Pittsburgh by leading the Panthers in […]

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Colin Kaepernick Sparks a National Conversation

At the start of each football season I try to prepare myself for the influx of weekly posts online about athletes, teams and the best plays of the week. However, the start of this season had a different message to send. On Aug. 26, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the […]

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