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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

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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JJ Watt? Ronan Farrow? Nope! Colin Kaepernick Named GQ Citizen of the Year

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 10:00am 11/14/2017 at 10:00am
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The magazine GQ has named former quarterback Colin Kaepernick its citizen of the year since becoming a “powerful symbol of activism and resistance” since he took a knee during the national anthem to protest racial injustice and police brutality.

GQ said that this action has put Kaepernick in the same company of...

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Former All-Star, Cy Young Winner Roy Halladay Dies in Plane Crash

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 4:35pm 11/7/2017 at 4:35pm
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Eight-time All-Star, two-time Cy Young winner Roy Halladay died on Tuesday when his plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida. From USA Today:

The plane was registered to Halladay’s father crashed and plunged into water that was six feet deep, according to police. Halladay was the...

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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

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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Penn State Coach Makes Players Shake Hands After Loss

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 2:00pm 11/5/2017 at 2:00pm
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It’s custom in football to shake hands with your opponent after a game, but Penn State University (PSU) football players started to walk off the field after a close loss to Michigan State University.

PSU coach James Franklin was not having any of that. From Yahoo Sports:

Immediately after Michigan State’s Matt Coghlin...

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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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Astros Alex Bregman becomes first Jewish player to hit a walk-off in a World Series

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 3:39pm 10/31/2017 at 3:39pm
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This has been one heckuva World Series so far. Add Houston infielder Alex Bregman to the list of firsts this series has produced.

From The Times of Israel:

Houston Astros infielder Alex Bregman notched the first-ever walk-off hit by a Jewish player in the World Series when his RBI single drove home...

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FIFA Rejects Palestinian Football Association’s Request to Sanction Israel

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 29, 2017 at 1:58pm 10/29/2017 at 1:58pm
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FIFA has decided to reject a request from the Palestinian Football Association (PFA) to sanction Israel due to athletic activities that take place in the West Bank. From The Jerusalem Post:

“The FIFA Council takes note of the documents adopted by international governmental bodies concerning the relationship between Israel and Palestine –...

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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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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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Stanley Cup Champions Pittsburgh Penguins Visit White House, Face Leftist Rage

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 8:30am 10/11/2017 at 8:30am
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Stanley Cup champions Pittsburgh Penguins visited the White House Tuesday despite pressure from the Golden State Warriors refusal drop by the White House to celebrate their NBA championship win.

The left went CRAZY on social media and one outlet even downplayed the tradition of visiting the White House.

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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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Texans Quarterback Deshaun Watson Gave First Game Check to Cafeteria Workers Impacted by Harvey

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 11:03am 9/28/2017 at 11:03am
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The storm waters may have receded, but thousands in Houston are still struggling to put their lives back together after Hurricane Harvey.

Enter Houston Texans Quarterback Deshaun Watson. Watson took his first game check, split it up, and gave it to Texans cafeteria workers who lost everything in last month’s...

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TV Networks Largely Ignore Angry Fans Booing NFL

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 28, 2017 at 7:00am 9/28/2017 at 7:00am
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Last spring when liberals were storming town hall meetings and angrily yelling at Republican congressmen, the images were unavoidable. All the networks, even FOX News, showed them for all the country to see.

NFL fans who are angry about players kneeling during the national anthem haven’t been so lucky.

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Americans turn their wallets into weapons against SJW activism

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 10:00am 9/27/2017 at 10:00am
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Professor Jacobson is not the only one who is “tuning out” sports and entertainment venues because of social justice warrior activism.

It turns out millions of American are joining him. Sunday Night Football ratings plummeted the night of the #TakeAKnee protests.

In metered market numbers, the primetime matchup that saw the Washington Redskins...

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FBI Arrests Four NCAA Basketball Coaches on Charges of Fraud, Corruption

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 4:00pm 9/26/2017 at 4:00pm
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Another earthquake has hit the sports world after reports emerged that the FBI has arrested 10 NCAA basketball officials, including four assistant coaches, along with executives at Adidas on charges of fraud and corruption. From ESPN:

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