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President Donald Trump praises NFL’s anthem stance

It didn’t take long for President Donald Trump to comment on the NFL’s new national anthem policy. During his Thursday interview on “Fox & Friends,” Trump applauded the changes made by the league and took another jab at those who choose to protest. “You have to stand proudly for

The CFL: 10 things you (and Johnny Manziel) might not know

SportsPulse: NFL insider Mike Jones breaks down the new national anthem policy and how owners, fans and players are reacting to it. Johnny Manziel is currently navigating his first Canadian Football League training camp as the Hamilton Tiger-Cats’ newest quarterback.  With that backdrop, here are

Trump welcomes NFL decision on national anthem protests

U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed the National Football League’s decision to fine teams if players on the field refuse to stand for the national anthem, saying if they don’t want to stand maybe they should not be in the country. Last season some NFL players kneeled during the anthem to protest

Trump Welcomes NFL Decision on National Anthem Protests

U.S. President Donald Trump welcomed the National Football League’s decision to fine teams if players on the field refuse to stand for the national anthem, saying in an interview broadcast on Friday that if they don’t want to stand maybe they should not be in the country. Some NFL players had

NFL execs admit pressure from Trump a factor on anthem policy

A day removed from the NFL changing its national anthem policy, it’s hard to escape the feeling that they were simply bullied by the President into doing something, whether it actually made anybody happy or not. At least they admitted it. Via Albert Breer of SI.com, there was a clear sense at this

Bengals’ latest ‘NASCAR’ package should give NFL fits in 2018

The Cincinnati Bengals have assembled one of the NFL’s nastiest pass-rushing units and have placed new defensive coordinator Teryl Austin in charge of running it. Led by Geno Atkins and Carlos Dunlap, opposing offenses are going to have some problems in normal situations, as usual. But in passing

Chiefs Defense will be Better than we Think

The perception of the 2018 Chiefs defense is that it has declined this upcoming season. We have been hearing from a national media is that the Chiefs have big key losses in Marcus Peters, Derrick Johnson, and Tamba Hali. What they fail to mention is th…

Grievance threatened on NFL anthem policy

ATLANTA — Stand or stay out of sight. Looking to quell a national debate that was sparked by Colin Kaepernick, stoked by President Donald Trump and some say chipped away at the very popularity of America’s game, NFL owners approved a new policy Wednesday that allows players to protest during the

Vox Sentences: The NFL bans “taking a knee”

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