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GSI NFL Field Studies data featured in Washington Post series on Black coaches in the NFL

Washington Post reporters worked with GSI staff to gather data and perspective on the NFL's history with Black coaches.
September 21, 2022

Washington Post NFL coaching series

The Global Sport Institute provided the Washington Post with data from its NFL Field Study, which looked at hiring trends and career pathways during the league's Rooney Rule era. The Post used that data, along with other data from the NFL and other sport and labor scholars, to piece together a larger picture of Black coaches' experience in the league.

"Nearly two decades after the NFL enacted the Rooney Rule, teams’ hiring and firing practices still disadvantage Black coaches at every turn — and it’s getting worse, a Post investigation found."

Read the full article here.