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Black coaches win big

Eight out of the nine African-American NFL and Div. I-A head coaches won this past weekend -- a sign of better things to come, hopefully.

Updated: September 22, 2005, 12:22 PM ET
By Richard Lapchick | Special to Page 2

It was one of the last games of a long weekend of football, with nearly 60 Division I-A games and 14 NFL games. The Arizona Cardinals were just a few yards shy of a great comeback engineered by quarterback Kurt Warner. Down 17-12, he drove the Cardinals to the St. Louis 5-yard line in the final seconds. But the drive failed after a sack and a false start.

Had the Cardinals won, the victory for coach Dennis Green's team would have meant that every single (nine at present) African-American ...

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