The NFL said Friday that the Oakland Raiders complied with the “Rooney Rule” when they hired Jon Gruden as head coach. The league said a review found the Raiders conducted “bona fide” interviews with minority candidates during their search for a replacement for Jack Del Rio, who was fired after...
Jon Gruden’s hiring has turned into a flashpoint for the Rooney Rule. Jon Gruden’s hiring has turned into a flashpoint for the Rooney Rule between the NFL and the Fitz Pollard Alliance. The Oakland Raiders pursued Gruden with so such a myopic focus after their season ended that they tripped up over
The NFL says the Oakland Raiders complied with the "Rooney Rule" when they hired Jon Gruden as head coach
The Fritz Pollard Alliance, which has served as a watchdog for diversity in the NFL, has ripped the league for allowing the Raiders to get away with two Rooney Rule interviews that are widely regarded as shams. “We strongly disagree with the NFL’s conclusion that the Raiders did not violate the Rooney Rule,” the Fritz [more]
The NFL announced that the Oakland Raiders complied with the Rooney Rule before hiring coach Jon Gruden.
The Rooney Rule is no more. Or it might as well be. Time of death, 2:29 p.m. ET. The NFL has put out word that the Raiders complied with the Rooney Rule before hiring coach Jon Gruden. Even though they agreed to hire Gruden before they fired Jack Del Rio, which owner Mark Davis admitted [more]
The Raiders won’t face discipline for the way they handled their coaching search. It was clear soon after the Raiders fired Jack Del Rio that Jon Gruden was next in line as the team’s new head coach. But the NFL has completed its investigation into whether the team complied with the Rooney Rule. Show More Summary
The Raiders have already interviewed USC offensive coordinator Tee Martin once, but it was an interview merely to comply with the Rooney Rule after Jon Gruden had already agreed to be the Raiders’ next head coach. Now the Raiders are interviewing Martin for a job he actually has a chance of getting. The Los Angeles [more]
Raiders locked onto Gruden early in the process and the league questions if they interviewed a minority
The NFL says it will investigate whether the Oakland Raiders violated the "Rooney Rule" when they hired Jon Gruden as coach.
The league is looking into whether the Raiders followed the rule in their coaching search. The Oakland Raiders got their man in hew head coach Jon Gruden, but questions persist about how closely they followed the Rooney Rule. Now the...Show More Summary
A few days ago, the Oakland Raiders officially introduced Jon Gruden as the not so newest head coach of the team once again and while everybody was excited about the hire, the team may have violated the Rooney Rule in the process. The Oakland Raiders may have found their next head coach, but the way […]
General manager Reggie McKenzie said two minority candidates were interviewed for the position, but the timing of the hire has raised questions.
A report from ESPN said the NFL is now investigating whether the Raiders violated the Rooney Rule.
The Fritz Pollard Alliance has changed its tune on the Raiders’ compliance with the Rooney Rule in connection with the hiring of coach Jon Gruden. The NFL may now do the same. League spokesman Brian McCarthy said in a statement issued late Thursday afternoon that the NFL “will look into” the situation. On Wednesday, the [more]
SportsPulse: If the Raiders broke the Rooney rule - in their process of hiring Jon Gruden - the consequences should be stiff.
Brighton boss Chris Hughton applauds a Football Association initiative that aims to increase representation of ethnic minorities.
Based on Mark Davis' own words, Jon Gruden had already agreed to be Raiders coach before the team interviewed minority candidates.
The Oakland Raiders are coming under fire yet again for the firing of Jack Del Rio and the hiring of Jon Gruden. According to ESPN, the Raiders may have hired Gruden without following through with the Rooney Rule. We all know what the...Show More Summary
Would a $1 million fine and loss of a first-round draft pick be a severe enough of penalty for violating the Rooney Rule?