Tag: NFL

NFL Awards

Most Valuable Player Aaron Rodgers – Green Bay Packers The King in the North has reclaimed his throne atop the NFC North. After a 4-6 start, Rodgers and his Green Bay Packers worked out the kinks and finished undefeated down the stretch. With a hodgepodge of receivers, Rodgers led the […]

In conversation with NFL Director of Football Development Samantha Rapoport

Rapoport, a McGill alumni, is the NFL Director of Football Development, a position tasked with developing the game in order to connect qualified people with NFL jobs. Born in Vancouver, Rapoport isn’t a typical candidate for a high ranking position within the league. Her position was previously occupied by former Baltimore Raven Matt Birk.

Rooney rule

Behind the Bench: Rooney Rule Ramifications for Female Representation

Diversity and minority visibility in professional athletics has recently made international headlines, with the inauguration of new professional women’s sport leagues, such as the WNHL, the MLB implementing programs to increase female and minority job candidates, and new awards like the British Ethnic Diversity Sports Awards recognizing the diversity of […]