Legal Action & NFL Owners: The Path to Equity for Head Coach Hiring
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Global Sport Matters (GSM) Live
Legal action (or the threat of it) was the impetus to creating the Rooney Rule, which helped pave a path towards equity in the hiring for coaches of Color. But as we continue to see progress stalled, perhaps it's time to refocus the litigation against the true decision makers of the teams: the owners.
Duru, N. Jeremi; Douglas, Carl E.; Woods, Melissa S.; Shropshire, Kenneth; and Rhoden, William C., "Legal Action & NFL Owners: The Path to Equity for Head Coach Hiring" (2021). Presentations. 497.