Black Sports : Colin Kaepernick Isn’t Being Blackballed Because He Knelt for the Anthem

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    Michael Bennett says he'll continue to sit during national anthem despite consequences

    ... However, no league mandate has been made at this time to discipline or not discipline players who choose to sit.

    Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett, who pledged to remain seated during the national anthem all season in protest of racial and social injustices, says that despite Goodell’s request, he will stay seated during the playing of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” on Sundays ...

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    Michael Bennett says he'll continue to sit during national anthem despite consequences

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made it clear on Wednesday that he would like the league’s players to stand during the national anthem. He said that he intends to get the “half-dozen pla…
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    Singer Justine Skye takes a knee while performing national anthem at Brooklyn Nets home opener
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    Reaction was a mix of cheers and boos, according to The Associated Press.
    Skye, 22, appears to have taken a knee in solidarity with the Black Lives Mattermovement, based on an Instagram post about the evening, which included video of her performance and the hashtag #blacklivesmatter.

    https://www.yahoo.com/gma/singer-ta...em-during-044402355--abc-news-topstories.html

    Singer Justine Skye takes a knee while performing national anthem at Brooklyn Nets home opener

    The Brooklyn Nets invited singer Justine Skye, a native of the New York City borough, to sing the national anthem at Friday night's home opener at Barclays Center -- and to the surprise of spectators and Nets management, she took a knee at the...
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    Singer Justine Skye takes a knee while performing national anthem at Brooklyn Nets home opener (ABC News)



     
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    Players and Teams Who Protested During National Anthem In Week 7
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    ... 49ers vs. Cowboys

    At least six members of the 49ers including Marquise Goodwin, Eric Reid, Eli Harold, Joe Williams and Reuben Foster were seen kneeling on the sidelines. No members of the Cowboys knelt. David Irving was seen with his first over his heart and then briefly raised it after the anthem ...

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    Players and Teams Who Protested During National Anthem In Week 7
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    'Inmates running the prison': Owners divided over protest responses
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    ... Bob McNair, Texans: “We can’t have the inmates running the prison.”
    McNair was speaking in response to the business concerns posed by the protests, and his characterization of the players as “inmates” reportedly shocked many in the room. McNair later told NFL executive Troy Vincent, who objected to the term, that he felt “horrible and that his words weren’t meant to be taken literally,” according to the article, but it’s not hard to see why that turn of phrase might not go over well ...


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    'Inmates running the prison': Owners divided over protest responses

    The owners had some remarkable comments during meetings about the NFL's protest issues.
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    Houston Texans’ fiasco piles on NFL’s increasingly irksome headache

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    No one is quite sure what, if anything, Houston Texans players will do Sunday before their game against the Seattle Seahawks in response to owner Bob McNair’s comments reported this week in an ESPN the Magazine story ...

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    Houston Texans’ fiasco piles on NFL’s increasingly irksome headache

    Amid political protests, boycotts and sagging TV ratings in the NFL, Texans owner Bob McNair found a new way to distract from actual football: Insult the players. How they respond on Sunday is the real question.
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    Houston Texans owner Bob McNair has drawn the ire of his players after insulting protesting players during a recent owner’s meeting. (AP Photo)

     
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