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Oops! Eagles team calendar features Riley Cooper for Black History Month

Typically, mistakes are sports team calendars are relatively innocent. For instance, including a picture of a player who was traded the previous season. As embarrassing as these gaffes can be, the teams themselves often have nothing to do with the errors. The work is usually outsourced to a separate vendor or supplier and the club doesn’t see the final result until it’s too late...
Via Awful Announcing
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles issue statement over Riley Cooper calendar gaffe

  Whoops! The Eagles say that featuring a player known to have used then-word for February was an innocent mistake. Awkward. Unfortunate. Embarrassing. Possibly offensive. All describe the fact that Philadelphia Eagles WR Riley Cooper, who was recorded using the n-word at a concert almost two years ago, was the featured player for February in the team’s official calendar....
Via Philly Sports Muse
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Oops: Riley Cooper image selected for Black History Month in Eagles calendar

NFL's Riley Cooper — Black History Month Selection was 'Honest Mistake' … Eagles Say — TMZ Sports (@TMZ_Sports) February 12, 2015 The Eagles released the following statement: “We do not oversee the production of the annual team calendar. We do not provide any input about the players who are featured or where those pictures appear in the calendar...
Via This Given Sunday
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Eagles calendar features Riley Cooper for Black History Month

In an utterly awkward case of unfortunate irony, Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper was the featured player on the team’s 2015 official team calendar for the month of February, which is of course Black History Month. What makes the seemingly innocuous juxtaposition of Cooper appearing on this particular page of the calendar page is...Read More The post Riley Cooper...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Riley Cooper gets Black History Month in 2015 Eagles calendar

The Philadelphia Eagles don’t handle the publishing of their yearly calendar, but they may ask for a little more oversight after this year’s flap. That’s because Riley Cooper is displayed for the month of February, which also happens to be Black History Month. You may remember that Cooper was infamously caught dropping an N-bomb at a...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Riley Cooper Featured on Eagles Calendar for Black History Month – February

On a story originally noticed by Deadspin, Philadelphia Eagles’ wide receiver Riley Cooper is featured for the February page of the team’s calendar. February is predominantly known as Black History Month. Uh oh, the Eagles' 2015 team calendar features Riley Cooper for Black History Month: — Ent (@PhillydotcomENT...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Riley Cooper Featured Player in Philadelphia Eagles Calendar for Black History Month

Riley Cooper is one of the key members of the Philadelphia Eagles so the fact that a picture of him is used in the official team calendar is not surprising in the least. What is surprising is that the makers of the calendar decided to use his image for February, Black History Month.Clearly these people do not keep up with team news and gossip.via TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Riley Cooper appears in Eagles team Black History Month, of course

Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper has had a hard time restoring his image after the July 31, 2013 post on Crossing Broad that showed Cooper making a racial slur in reference to African Americans at a Country concert.    Since then, Cooper has tried to keep his nose clean, slowly rebuilding the team's trust.   However, the publication of the 2015 Eagles calendar has...
Via Eagledelphia
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Riley Cooper Is Mr. February In The Eagles’ Calendar

Riley Cooper is Mr. February in the Philadelphia Eagles' calendar. February is Black History Month. You connect the dots.
Via Gamedayr
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman implies Eagles cut DeSean Jackson and kept Riley Cooper because of race

One of the arguments many people have made against the Philadelphia Eagles cutting DeSean Jackson is the team’s decision to keep Riley Cooper. After the season, the Eagles signed Cooper to a five-year, $25 million contract. Apparently his racist outburst from last summer is a thing of the past. Jackson, on the other hand, was […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 02, 2014  |  2 Comments

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