Tillman family story better than Snoop Dogg
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Tillman family story better than Snoop Dogg

AFAN: Air Force, Army, Navy newsletter on Jamir Tillman and NFL veteran father Cedric

Photo: Navy's Jamir Tillman and his father Cedric Tillman with the Denver Broncos

NOTE: I'm reposting this story I wrote on Jamir Tillman before the 2016 Army-Navy Game. The story was originally published Dec. 9, 2016.

Let’s pretend for a moment we live in world that sells the steak instead of the sizzle.

Pretend that an educational PBS show can draw better ratings than a TV reality series about the vapid Kardishians. ... 

Click here for the rest of my FanRagSports.com story

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego, Chargers.com, Rivals.com, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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