Cari Champion On NFL’s Rooney Rule, A-Rod Doping Controversy

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Despite the Rooney Rule, the lack of Black coaches in professional sports is apparent with no signs showing that it will get better any time soon, but with Mike Munchak getting fired from the Titans, this may make room for Todd Bowles (pictured) to join the ranks of the four other minority coaches in the NFL.

Cari Champion, host of ESPN2′s “First Take,” spoke with “NewsOne Now” about the lack of color in coaching. “There’s only so much that can be done in terms of forcing people to hire Black coaches,” said Champion, “and the fact is, you can hire what you’re comfortable with, who you know, people who have been through the system.”

She also weighed in on Alex Rodriguez getting suspended for the entire 2014 MLB season (162 games) for his doping controversy. A-Rod filed his own lawsuit against the MLB and the Player’s Union so he can stay in the game.

to listen to the discussion, click here.

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