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NFL Network, ESPN Suspend Analysts, Including Former Football Players, Over Sexual Misconduct Suit

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 3:00pm 12/13/2017 at 3:00pm
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The NFL Network and ESPN have suspended five analysts due to a former NFL Network stylist’s lawsuit claiming sexual misconduct. This includes two former football stars. From The New York Times:

The NFL Network suspended the analysts Marshall Faulk, Heath Evans and Ike Taylor pending an investigation in response to the suit.

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NFL Donating $89M to Social Justice Causes

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 10:15am 11/30/2017 at 10:15am
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The NFL’s transition into a social justice organization is complete.

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#TakeAKnee not a winner for the NFL; Week 11 sees 6.3% slump in viewership

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 6:30pm 11/23/2017 at 6:30pm
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NFL players purportedly protesting police brutality have chosen to disrespect our nation’s flag and anthem by kneeling during the anthem and before the American flag.  The NFL’s failure to put a stop to the form of protest its players have decided to take is hurting their ratings.

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Country Singer Neal McCoy Releases Song Aimed At NFL Kneelers

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 3:30pm 11/19/2017 at 3:30pm
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Country music singer Neal McCoy has released a song entitled “Take a Knee My Ass” in response to NFL players kneeling in protest before our flag and during our national anthem.  McCoy debuted the song on Facebook Live, and it has gone viral.

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Neal McCoy debuted his new single, “Take a...

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Jameis Winston Under NFL Investigation for Allegedly Groping Uber Driver

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 17, 2017 at 5:30pm 11/17/2017 at 5:30pm
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The NFL has started an investigation over allegations that Tampa Bay Buccaneers QB Jameis Winston groped a female Uber driver in 2016. BuzzFeed News reported:

A letter, viewed by BuzzFeed News, was sent from the NFL’s special counsel for investigations, Lisa Friel, to the Uber driver on Thursday. “The League has been...

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Papa John’s Surrenders to NFL National Anthem Kneelers

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 7:00am 11/15/2017 at 7:00am
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Papa John’s, the pizza restaurant chain headquartered in Jeffersontown, Kentucky, has been on a mostly bad publicity roller coaster for several weeks. The company’s founder and CEO John Schnatter spoke out against the national anthem protests at NFL games, claiming they were hurting the company’s bottom line.

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Vin Scully Refuses to Watch the NFL Due to Player Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 6, 2017 at 1:00pm 11/6/2017 at 1:00pm
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Beloved former Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully has said that he will never watch another football game due to the player protests during the national anthem. From ESPN:

Said Scully: “Dur...

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Disabled Navy Vet Refuses Honor From Saints Due to Anthem Protests

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 3, 2017 at 11:30am 11/3/2017 at 11:30am
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A disabled Navy veteran has refused to receive an honor from the New Orleans Saints due to some players taking a knee during the national anthem. From NOLA.com:

Retired Navy Cmdr. John Wells, executive director of the national Military Veterans Advocacy, was named a Peoples Health Champion, an award given by the...

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Jimmy Carter Defends Trump, Criticizes Obama, Hillary, the Media

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 23, 2017 at 7:00pm 10/23/2017 at 7:00pm
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Former President Jimmy Carter sat down for an interview with Maureen Dowd for the New York Times and dropped some pretty interesting bombs.  Dowd focused her write-up on his answer to her question about acting as a...

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Kaepernick’s Lawyer Believes They Will Prove NFL Collusion

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 10:00am 10/19/2017 at 10:00am
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NFL Wants Players to Stand for Anthem But Won’t Make It a Rule

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 7:30pm 10/18/2017 at 7:30pm
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced today that he personally believes that players should stand for the national anthem, but the league will not make it a rule requiring it. From

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Michigan: Four City Council Members Take A Knee for Pledge of Allegiance

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 2:30pm 10/18/2017 at 2:30pm
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The latest addition to the “this protest is not about America” leftist playbook is taking a knee for the Pledge of Allegiance.  Four members of the Ann Arbor city council took a knee during the saying of the pledge that opens their meetings.

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Kaepernick Files Grievance Against NFL Owners, Alleges Collusion to Keep Him Out

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 16, 2017 at 10:00am 10/16/2017 at 10:00am

Former NFL quarter Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against NFL owners because he believes they colluded to keep him out of a job due to his protests during the national anthem.

Kaepernick first protested in the 2016 preseason when he took a knee during the national anthem. He claimed he protested...

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The NFL, NAACP, and Free Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 8:53pm 10/10/2017 at 8:53pm
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The NFL is in an unenviable position, but I think Jerry Jones accurately assessed the situation in stating that it is the perception of NFL fans that ultimately matters. The NFL brand is tarnished, and for many, irrevocably so.

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Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Won’t Let Players Participate if They Disrespect the Flag

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 9, 2017 at 10:00am 10/9/2017 at 10:00am
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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones announced on Sunday that if a player disrespects the flag then he cannot play in the game after a reporter informed him that two players raised their fist after the anthem. From NBC Dallas-Fort Worth:

Jones said “If there’s anything that is disrespectful to the flag then...

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Pence leaves NFL game in protest after players kneel during national anthem

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 8, 2017 at 6:30pm 10/8/2017 at 6:30pm
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Vice President Mike Pence kicked off another round in the culture war against the National Football League today by leaving a game between the Colts and San Francisco 49-ers after some players took a knee during the national anthem.

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Liberation Sunday – Has the NFL surrendered?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 1, 2017 at 8:10pm 10/1/2017 at 8:10pm
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At Yom Kippur break-fast Saturday night I discussed the NFL players’ “Take a Knee” protest and Trump’s tweets.

One of the people, who is not anti-Trump, thought it was a mistake for Trump to tweet about it as he did. That it simply made it a bigger deal and probably generated sympathy...

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