Black Sports : Colin Kaepernick Isn’t Being Blackballed Because He Knelt for Anthem - Rule violates 1st Amendment

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    NFL rejects player request for mediation, reiterates Kaepernick invitation
    Mike Florio
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    ... “We don’t believe that there’s a need for a third-party mediator,” league spokesman Joe Lockhart said during a Tuesday morning media briefing. During that same conference call, however, Lockhart reiterated that quarterback Colin Kaepernick is invited to attend and participate in the next meeting aimed at discussing (and, presumably, resolving) the issue ...

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    NFL rejects player request for mediation, reiterates Kaepernick invitation

    Certain aspects of the effort to cure a lingering intersection of politics and football has become bogged down by a political football. As a coalition of players hopes to meet with the league and selected owners in an effort to solve the anthem...
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    Get rid of 'The Star-Spangled Banner' as national anthem, state's NAACP urges
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    ... The organization last week began circulating among legislative offices two resolutions that passed at its state conference in October: one urging Congress to rescind “one of the most racist, pro-slavery, anti-black songs in the American lexicon” as the national anthem, and another in support of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who launched a protest movement against police brutality among professional athletes by kneeling when “The Star-Spangled Banner” was played before games ...

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    Get rid of 'The Star-Spangled Banner' as national anthem, state's NAACP urges

    When California lawmakers return to the Capitol in January, the state chapter of the NAACP will be seeking their support for a campaign to remove “The Star-Spangled Banner” as the national anthem. The organization last week began circulating...
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    History of ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ in the NFL

    Sep. 25, 2017 - 2:13 - From tradition to what’s in the rule-book, the history of ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’ in the NFL

     
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    Jerry is very upset.

    AP source: Jones threatens Goodell deal after Elliott ban
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    BARRY WILNER

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    ... Jones told the six owners on the compensation committee he had hired high-profile attorney David Boies and was prepared to sue if the group voted to extend Goodell's deal, the person told the AP. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no one has been authorized to reveal details ...


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    AP source: Jones threatens Goodell deal after Elliott ban

    NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has threatened to sue the NFL over a proposed contract extension for Commissioner Roger Goodell, a dispute apparently sparked by star running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over alleged...
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    FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, left, and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones talk at the NFL football game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Cowboys at Wembley Stadium in London. Jones has





     
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    Goodell's contract extension talk is proof the NFL's doom continues apace
    Ray Ratto
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    ... That's what Goodell's job actually should be -- figuring out the future -- and then it will be the job of his successor. But until the job is redefined to understand that, this is just a juicier-than-normal story of unchained deck chairs and political backstabbing, of which we already have plenty more than we can eat ...

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    Goodell's contract extension talk is proof the NFL's doom continues apace

    The NFL, its owners and the current commissioner are completely missing the point...
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    Why is the NFL giving millions to UNCF?
     
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    Accepting rights award, Colin Kaepernick decries 'lawful lynching'
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    Amnesty International gave former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice that launched a sports movement and might have cost him his job. In his acceptance speech, the award-winner described police killings of African Americans and Latinos in the United States as lawful lynchings ...

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    Accepting rights award, Colin Kaepernick decries 'lawful lynching'

    Amnesty International gave former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice that launched a sports movement and might have cost him his job.
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    Former NFL quarterback and social justice activist Colin Kaepernick speaks after receiving the Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award in Amsterdam, Saturday, April 21, 2018. (Peter Dejong / AP)

     
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    The NFL just handed Donald Trump a huge win

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    In a move sure to fuel further controversy, NFL team owners on Wednesday agreed to a new policy regarding players who kneel in protest during the playing of the national anthem: The league will now fine teams whose players do not stand during the anthem ...

    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/nfl-...170111780.html?_fsig=RvjdPG5DpJ8E2KIy43OJtg--

    The NFL just handed Donald Trump a huge win

    The NFL has changed its policy toward kneeling: next season, it will fine teams whose players kneel in protest during the national anthem. It is the outcome that President Trump demanded.
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    Quarterback Colin Kaepernick, safety Eric Reid, and linebacker Eli Harold of the San Francisco 49ers kneel before a game against the New Orleans Saints in Santa Clara, Calif on Nov. 6, 2016. (AFP Photo/BRIAN BAHR)



     
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