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NFL forces fans, others to pick sides

The NFL punted. The league’s owners and commissioner Roger Goodell had a chance to stand up for what is right. Instead, they caved and capitulated with a new stance regarding professional football players and the national anthem. Rather than allow its players to protest in a peaceful manner during

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NFL notebook: Packers sign tight end Lewis

That’s fine by Bostic. The well-traveled 27-year-old signed a two-year deal in March following a productive if injury-marred season in Indianapolis. Bostic’s arrival appeared to be for depth purposes, but when the draft came and went, he now finds himself with as good a shot as anyone as lining

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Activists: Detroit Lions must pick side on NFL’s anthem policy

Members of the National Action Network Michigan Chapter call out the Detroit Lions to make a stance on the NFL’s controversial policy regarding the national anthem in Detroit. The organization is threatening future protests. The message sent by the National Action Network was direct and clear — the

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Scout’s Notebook: Are safeties undervalued in today’s NFL?

NFL Network’s Bucky Brooks and Will Blackmon discuss whether the safety position is undervalued in today’s NFL.

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Dozens Gather Outside NFL Headquarters to Protest for Players’ ‘Right to Kneel’

In the wake of the NFL’s announcement that it has adopted a policy of fining teams and personnel who do not “stand and show respect for the flag and the anthem,” dozens of protesters gathered outside the league’s New York headquarters. Friday’s demonstration was reportedly organized

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NFL, other leagues getting sued for blocking New Jersey gambling

The Supreme Court struck down the federal ban on sports gambling, allowing sports books in New Jersey and other states to open. But one major player in the New Jersey gambling world is suing the NFL and other sports leagues for their actions in trying …

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The NFL fumbles on kneeling

Like all civil peace, American contentment depends on its people believing in a certain story about how this country functions. Elementary school civics lay the groundwork: We live in a democratic republic, wherein the organs of government reflect the …

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Kevin Jackson: Kaepernick took a knee for the wrong cause

Groups protest at NFL headquarters for players’ ‘right to kneel’ after NFL team owners unveil new anthem policy; Fox News contributor Kevin Jackson has insight.

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NFL players, coaches grapple with new anthem policy

RENTON, Wash. (AP) – Seahawks coach Pete Carroll wanted to be talking about football matters – Seattle’s recommitment to the run game, the addition of two new coordinators, almost anything to do with what happens between the lines. Instead, the league’s oldest coach has spent the past few days

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Poll: There is overwhelming support for the NFL’s new national anthem policy from NFL fans

By a significant margin, NFL fans are in favor of the league’s new policy regarding the national anthem, according to a Yahoo Sports/YouGov poll.

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New NFL National Anthem Policy stirs up controversy

Toure and former NFL wide receiver Donte Stallworth share their perspectives on the new NFL policy that aims to stop players from kneeling or sitting during the National Anthem.

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Poll: Fans stand in favor of NFL’s anthem policy

By a significant margin, NFL fans like the league’s new policy regarding the national anthem, according to a Yahoo Sports/YouGov poll.

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Lane Johnson not pleased with ranking on NFL’s top 100

Lane Johnson was ranked as the 95th best player in the NFL and he’s not happy about it. By Dave Zangaro 

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Opinion: Controlling a black workforce is what the NFL does best

The ruling is the latest example of how fearful the league is of players having a voice or thought that resonates beyond the playbook. The league forces players use their bodies and their famous faces to market products and services that make money for…

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Why the NFL is petrified of (some) players

The ruling is the latest example of how fearful the league is of players having a voice or thought that resonates beyond the playbook. The league forces players use their bodies and their famous faces to market products and services that make money for…

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Protestors gather outside NFL headquarters in response to kneeling ban

Dozens of demonstrators from civil rights groups on Friday gathered outside the NFL headquarters in Manhattan to protest the league’s newly announced ban kneeling during the national anthem. The protest was organized by the NAACP, the Justice League of New York City, the National Action Network and

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