Posts Tagged ‘Gene Upshaw’

Ties that bind Michael Jackson to the NFL

Millions around the world are mourning the death of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. And no matter what you think of Jackson in his later years, there can be no questioning the social impact Jackson had on America. In the late ’70s and early ’80s, America was at a pivotal crossroad as racial divisions were not only pervasive in the South, but across this great country.

Armstrong, Kenn leading names to replace Upshaw

As the NFL Players Association continues paring down its candidates to succeed Gene Upshaw, the two names that continue to generate the most buzz are Trace Armstrong and Mike Kenn.

Search for Upshaw’s successor continues

The next step in trying to find a successor to Gene Upshaw will come Tuesday, when an NFL Players Association search committee meets with five search firms in the union’s Washington D.C. offices.

NFLPA searching for executive director

In recent days, NFL Executive Vice President of Football Operations Ray Anderson’s name has come up in connection to the NFLPA executive director position held by the late Gene Upshaw.

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