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

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    There's no 'NFL rule' that players must stand for the anthem — but there's a 'policy'


    ... There is no rule in the NFL rulebook about standing for the anthem, there is, however, a “policy” about the anthem and the flag in the “Game Operations Manual,” a 230-page internal document (not available to the public) sent to all 32 teams each year. The players do not receive the manual; policies in the manual are enforced by the teams. ...

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    There's no 'NFL rule' that players must stand for the anthem — but there's a 'policy'

    You may have seen many people saying the "NFL Rulebook" requires players to stand during the anthem. That's untrue. But a separate "Game Operations Manual" does have a policy about standing for the anthem.
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    NBA issues memo restating rule about standing for the national anthem
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    ... On the eve of the NBA’s first preseason games, the league office issued a memo to all 30 teams, which included the restatement of an existing rule requiring personnel to stand for the national anthem and offered alternatives for players to express their political and social views, Yahoo Sports has learned ...

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    NBA issues memo restating rule about standing for the national anthem

    Some owners also reportedly expressed concerns about how player protests might reflect on the NBA brand.
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    Memphis High School Football Players, Cheerleaders Take a Knee During National Anthem

    WREG - Memphis•October 1, 2017

    Several Tennessee high school students on different teams joined in on kneeling during the National Anthem, which is something they`ve been doing for weeks.

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    Memphis High School Football Players, Cheerleaders Take a Knee During National Anthem

    Several Tennessee high school students on different teams joined in on kneeling during the National Anthem, which is something they`ve been doing for weeks.
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