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Roger Goodell Says NFL Wants Everyone To Stand For Anthem, But Won't Force Issue

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell continues to walk a fine line on players kneeling during the national anthem, saying on Wednesday that he and team owners believe “everyone should stand” for it, but that the league is not adopting an ironclad rule on the issue. “We want to make sure we are understanding what the players […]

Trump Praises Cowboys' Jerry Jones For Vow To Bench Players Who Don't Stand For Anthem

After Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones reiterated his vow on Monday to bench any player who chooses to protest during the national anthem by taking a knee, he was praised by President Donald Trump on Twitter, who offered a “big salute” to the billionaire businessman. Jones had said earlier Monday that Trump had personally “reminded” him […]

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Why Colin Kaepernick Refused To Stand For The National Anthem Before A 49ers Preseason Game

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the playing of the national anthem before the team’s Friday night preseason game against the Green Bay Packers, and on Saturday, he explained why. “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and […]