NFL's Rooney Rule Should be Strengthened
There's no question the Rooney Rule has changed the NFL's culture. When Mike Tomlin this month led the Pittsburgh Steelers to their second Super Bowl appearance in his first four seasons as a head coach, at least some of the buzz was about his success - not only that he's African American.
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