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Oct 18

Kneeling during the anthem is ‘a nonissue except for the president’s tweets’: Ex-NBA chief Stern

Former NBA commissioner: Warriors have put together a great team    1 Hour Ago | 02:53 The debate over taking a knee during the national anthem is a distraction from “what’s really happening” in the U.S., former NBA commissioner David Stern told CNBC on Wednesday. Some NFL players, sparked

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Oct 18

NFL is making the right decision on anthem protests: Drew Rosenhaus

NFL agent Drew Rosenhaus discusses the National Football League’s position that it will not punish players for anthem protests.

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Oct 18

Wall Street is befuddled over plunging NFL ratings

Analysts are wondering why football game television ratings are tanking this year. "Ratings for the NFL decreased 6% y/y in aggregate for Week 6, with the decline driven by lower viewership for Sunday daytime windows. The late afternoon national g…

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Oct 18

How a Maine carpenter’s side gig became a $2 million baseball bat business

Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer’s home run during a game against the Cleveland Indians this past May was one of the season’s most epic. And it wasn’t just because of the distance and velocity — an estimated 469 feet at 110 mph — it was also because of the bat. Hosmer wasn’

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Oct 17

LeBron James says he’s the cheapest player in the NBA

The basketball superstar earned $86 million this year, but you won’t catch him paying to download apps.

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Oct 17

LeBron James says he’s the cheapest player in the NBA

LeBron James may be one of the highest paid athletes today with $86.2 million in earnings, but you’d never know it from his spending habits. In a recent interview with ESPN’s Rachel Nichols, James confirmed claims made by fellow NBA player and friend Dwyane Wade that he’s the cheapest player

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Oct 17

Why a millionaire NFL player still drives a 26-year-old car he bought for $2

Dallas Cowboys running back Alfred Morris still drives "Bentley," the 1991 Mazda sedan he bought from his pastor in college for $2.

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Oct 17

NFL’s fall meeting: Here’s what’s at stake

CNBC’s Eric Chemi provides a preview of the National Football League’s annual fall gathering where they are likely to discuss how to get past the anthem protests as ratings slide.

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Oct 16

The NBA’s war with Trump continues: Spurs Coach Popovich calls the president a ‘soulless coward’

President Donald Trump is a “soulless coward,” San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich told The Nation. Popovich, a vocal critic of the president, called a reporter at the progressive magazine after Trump falsely claimed that President Barack Obama didn’t call the families of fallen soldiers

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Oct 13

NFL owners’ proposed crackdown on anthem protests will create new problems

NFL players who squared off against President Trump by staging widespread silent protests may now find themselves locked in a new battle – this time, against the NFL owners who are considering a rule that would make standing for the national anthem man…

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Oct 12

New boycott of Ford over its NFL sponsorship called by a Louisiana sheriff

A sheriff in Louisiana is taking a stand on the issue of whether NFL players should stand for the national anthem. Bossier Parish Sheriff Julian Whittington has told a local Ford dealership his department will stop buying Ford police vehicles as long a…

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Oct 11

NFL’s brand ‘clearly damaged’ over anthem flap, says CEO of world’s No. 2 ad agency

Authentic advertising in the digital age: McCann Worldgroup CEO    3 Hours Ago | 03:36 The NFL’s brand has been “clearly damaged” over the controversy of players protesting during the national anthem, ad executive Harris Diamond said Wednesday. Fans are annoyed by the political back-and-forth

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Oct 10

National Basketball Association

Peter Feigin, Milwaukee Bucks president, discusses the current environment of protests during the national anthem.

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Sep 29

The NBA is seriously concerned over the Trump-NFL protest flap, says Cleveland Cavs owner

Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert said Friday that the NBA is very concerned after more than 200 NFL players protested by kneeling or using other means of expression during the national anthem last weekend. The NBA wants to work to address the concerns of players by talking or “giving them an

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Sep 29

The NBA is seriously concerned over the Trump-NFL protest flap, says Cleveland Cavs owner

NBA is very concerned over the Trump-NFL protest flap: Cleveland Cavs owner    44 Mins Ago | 01:54 Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert said Friday that the NBA is very concerned after more than 200 NFL players protested by kneeling or using other means of expression during the national anthem last

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Sep 29

The NBA is seriously concerned over the Trump-NFL protest flap, says Cleveland Cavs owner

Discussions at “the NBA board of governors meetings were very, very intense; and very, very vocal; and very, very concerning,” Dan Gilbert says.

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