Jennifer King, NFL's first full-time Black female coach, says "it was a very long road"
Jennifer King made history as the first Black woman to become a full-time coach in the NFL. But her success with the Washington Football Team is no accident. Her long road is just one of several obstacles she's had to overcome as a woman in the NFL. Ron Rivera, Washington's head coach, hired King because her resume was just as good as any young male coach. King said that she's already gotten messages of encouragement from parents telling her their daughters are interested in football and becoming football coaches.cbsnews.com
Washington Football Team Coach Jennifer King, former Raiders CEO Amy Trask on changing the game
Washington Football Team Coach Jennifer King, former Raiders CEO Amy Trask on changing the game On Sunday, Sarah Thomas will become the first woman to ever officiate at a Super Bowl. Also making history, two female coaches for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers — Maral Javadifar and Lori Locust — will be on the field for the big game against the Kansas City Chiefs. "CBS This Morning: Saturday" co-host Dana Jacobson spoke with two other female trailblazers who have transformed America's most popular sport.cbsnews.com
NFL develops 7-point mobility plan for diversity hiring
When the Rooney Rule was adopted by the NFL in 2003, Vincent was in his 12th of 15 seasons as an outstanding defensive back. He was soon to become the president of the NFL Players Association, an impactful position he held for four years. He was soon to become the president of the NFL Players Association, an impactful position he held for four years. Yet he knows the Rooney Rule, designed to advance opportunities for minorities in such areas as coaching and front office positions, hasn't been having the desired effect. Vincent makes note of the dozens of people who have pushed for diversity in the 17 years since the Rooney Rule was adopted.
CBS Sports makes history with all-female show, "We Need to Talk"
CBS Sports makes history with all-female show, "We Need to Talk" The first ever all-female national sports talk show is launching on CBS Sports. Two of the program's panelists, NFL analyst and former Oakland Raiders CEO Amy Trask and longtime sports journalist Andrea Kremer, join the "CBS This Morning" co-hosts to discuss their new endeavor.cbsnews.com