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NFL's Rooney Rule on minority hiring is in need of repair

San Francisco Chronicle - 14 Jan 2018
Davis courted Gruden for six years, spent part of the week in Florida in early November gauging his interest, and by Christmas Eve in Philadelphia — a full week before he fired Del Rio — had an agreement in place. If Gruden hadn't already agreed to ...
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NFL's Rooney Rule: What is it and how does it work?

SB Nation - 06 Jan 2018
The NFL requires teams to interview minority candidates for head coaching and general manager positions before those vacancies are filled. This policy is commonly known as the “Rooney Rule.” It was named after former Pittsburgh Steelers owner Dan ...
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NFL: Raiders complied with 'Rooney Rule' when hiring Gruden

Chicago Daily Herald - 19 Jan 2018
ALAMEDA, Calif. -- The NFL said Friday that the Oakland Raiders complied with the "Rooney Rule" when they hired Jon Gruden as head coach. The league said a review found the Raiders conducted "bona fide" interviews with minority candidates during their ...
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The Rooney Rule is a total no-brainer… - 11 Jan 2018
The point of checks and balances like the Rooney rule is to correct for unfairness, to gently apply a thumb to a scale that has tipped heavily in one direction for far too long. It is also always important to make clear that the Rooney rule is not a ...
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Advocacy group urges Raiders to accept Rooney Rule fault

Las Vegas Review-Journal - 13 Jan 2018
Mehri is one of two lawyers who successfully petitioned the NFL on Wednesday to explore whether the Raiders violated the Rooney Rule when hiring Jon Gruden as coach. Since 2003, the rule has required teams to interview minority candidates before such ...
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Should the Raiders get a pass on the Rooney Rule?

The Undefeated - 03 Jan 2018
And that has absolutely nothing to do with the current situation. Both things are true: Flores, Shell and Trask were impressive hires. The Raiders also have skirted the Rooney Rule to rehire Gruden, a move that appears imminent. Sure, the Raiders will ...
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SI Now Thursday January 11, 2018

Sports Illustrated - 11 Jan 2018
On SI Now, hosts Robin Lundberg and Ryan Asselta discuss Kevin Durant's 20,000-point milestone, break down the effectiveness of the Rooney Rule and share an interview with a Detroit Pistons star. Guests: Tobias Harris and Michael McCann. You May Like ...
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The Raiders' pursuit of Gruden exposes fatal flaw in Rooney Rule

247Sports (blog) - 06 Jan 2018
Yet Davis and his franchise are facing criticism for disrespecting the Rooney Rule, which has required teams that are hiring new coaches to interview at least one minority candidate since its adoption in 2003. In essence, the Raiders are being shamed ...
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NFL notebook: Raiders to be investigated over 'Rooney Rule'

Akron Beacon Journal - 12 Jan 2018
The NFL said Thursday it will investigate whether the Oakland Raiders violated the “Rooney Rule” when they hired Jon Gruden as coach. The Fritz Pollard Alliance called for the investigation Wednesday out of concern that Raiders owner Mark Davis came to ...
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Reggie McKenzie says team fulfilled Rooney Rule in HC search

247Sports (blog) - 09 Jan 2018
Raiders GM Reggie McKenzie explained how the team approached the Rooney Rule before hiring Jon Gruden. Jeff Smith - Jan 9, 2:31 PM; 0; Tools. Edit; Slot to 247Sports Home; Slot to Oakland Raiders Newsletter Newsletter. There were many questions ...

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