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  1. Zendejas drives kids toward football -- the NFL kind

    George J. Tanber

    As a boy, Luis Zendejas loved soccer. Football seemed boring to him. That changed when Arizona State called and asked him to kick for their football team. Now, the former NFL kicker spreads the word about American-style football.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2008
  2. Aaron Garcia sees himself in the right place, at the right time

    George J. Tanber

    Despite disappointments and injury, for Aaron Garcia, it's all about playing the game as long as you can, whether it's sandlot football, the Arena Football League or the NFL.

    Story | Conversation | September 30, 2008
  3. African-American sports agents address challenges in the business...

    George J. Tanber

    Depending on whom you talk with, and the sport you're dealing with, the situation for African-American sports agents is bleak, evolving or flourishing, writes George J. Tanber.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2008
  4. As summer ends, heat is on in Toledo point-shaving case

    Mike Fish and George J. Tanber

    As the University of Toledo prepares for its 2007 football season opener on Saturday, the heat is on in the federal probe into point-shaving charges.'s Mike Fish and George Tanber investigate.

    Story | Conversation | August 23, 2007
  5. Judson: Black colleges still thrive

    George J. Tanber

    Dr. Horace Judson, president of Grambling State, says historically black colleges and universities have to make young people understand they need to prepare for the likelihood they won't make it in pro sports.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2007
  6. Keith: College football needs more coaches of color

    George J. Tanber

    As executive director of the Black Coaches Association, Floyd Keith will always cheer for a coach of color. Part of his job is to monitor coaching vacancies and enhance the diversity of the pool of candidates for coaching jobs.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2007
  7. Rice sees wide world of sports

    George J. Tanber

    U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has never missed watching a Super Bowl. She follows the NFL, Stanford and the NHL and talks with George J. Tanber about race, her dream sports job and some of her favorite sports moments.

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2007
  8. Page: Stop focusing on athletic performance

    George J. Tanber

    Alan Page, an associate justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court, says this country must talk to young African- Americans, especially males, about performing not only on the athletic field but in the classroom.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2007
  9. Shuler completes House campaign

    George J. Tanber

    In an exclusive interview with on Wednesday morning, Congressman-elect Heath Shuler discusses his political priorities and talks a little football, too.

    Story | Conversation | November 08, 2006