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Trump angry that NFL isn’t going to ‘force’ players to stand

Stand or else! That’s apparently the only message Donald Trump wanted NFL owners to share with players Tuesday. The President was clearly unhappy with the outcome of the sit down between owners and players in lower Manhattan on Tuesday. “The ...

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Cowboys owner threatens to bench players who disrespect flag

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones threatened to bench players who disrespect the American flag during the national anthem. Shortly after losing 35-31 to the Green Bay Packers, the 74-year-old manager sternly said the National Football League can not give the ...

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New Yorkers side with NFL players over Trump in poll

ALBANY – New Yorkers are overwhelmingly siding with the players over President Trump when it comes to kneeling during the national anthem. A new Siena College poll released Friday found that 60% of New Yorkers said the First Amendment protects ...

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Trump: ‘Very important’ NFL players stand for anthem in Week 4

It’s Week 4 in the NFL but Week 2 of President Trump vs. the league. Trump took to Twitter on Saturday night to reiterate his opinion on players kneeling during the national anthem. “Very important the NFL players STAND tomorrow, ...

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Council members take knee to support NFL players rebuked by Trump

City Council members took a knee outside City Hall in a show of support for football players who have been attacked by President Trump for their protest during the national anthem. At least 16 Council members took part in the ...

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Beasley addresses new NCAA scandal, calls for players to be paid

While the lid has only recently been blown off the money-driven crookedness percolating around NCAA basketball, Michael Beasley can attest the corruption is nothing new. “You guys are just catching on,” the Knicks forward said. Beasley was once involved in ...

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Steven Seagal slams NFL players who kneel during national anthem

Steven Seagal bashed NFL players who took a knee during the national anthem. “I believe in free speech, I believe that everyone’s entitled to their own opinion, but I don’t agree that they should hold the United States of America ...

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NFL players across U.S. kneel during anthem to protest Trump

They took a stand by taking a knee. Around 200 NFL players on Sunday joined a silent protest against President Trump’s criticism of athletes by dropping to one knee or sitting during the national anthem. An unprecedented number of players ...

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Players kneel during the national anthem

Players kneel during the national anthem Though they’re usually competing against one another, NFL players came together on Sept. 24, 2017 following President Donald Trump’s harsh comments against those who kneel during the national anthem. “Would you love to see ...

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Knicks sending Carmelo Anthony to OKC Thunder for 2 players, pick

The Carmelo Anthony era of Knicks basketball is over. The Knicks have agreed to a deal to send Anthony to the Oklahoma City for Enes Kanter, Doug McDermott and a draft pick. ESPN first reported the details of the trade, ...

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