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Nfl Protests

  1. The NFL’s Back, and So Are Trump’s Attacks on Protesting PlayersTwo members of the Miami Dolphins took a knee during the anthem on Thursday and someone got very cranky.
  2. Trump Is Going to Lose His War on FootballThis is not like picking a cultural fight with the New York Times or Rosie O’Donnell.
  3. Most Unpatriotic President Ever Says NFL Kneelers ‘Shouldn’t Be in the Country’Trump’s embrace of patriotism is an obvious fraud. No president has ever betrayed American values or interests like he does.
  4. Jets Owner Says He’ll Pay Fines If Players Defy New Anthem-Protest BanChristopher Johnson is acting owner of the Jets while his brother serves as Trump’s ambassador to the U.K.
  5. Forget the State of the Union Address: Trump Wants a Military ParadeTrump wasn’t joking about wanting a great big jingoistic display. It’s happening.
  6. the chain gang
    Papa John’s NFL-Bashing CEO Says He Will Step DownHis replacement is a former deliveryman who started at $6 an hour.
  7. This Thanksgiving, Trump Wants Black Athletes to Be More ThankfulThe president is tweeting about ungrateful African-Americans again.
  8. the chain gang
    Papa John’s Tweets Middle Finger at Neo-Nazis in Latest Attempt to Regain SalesIt finally issued a formal apology for its NFL comments.
  9. the chain gang
    Papa John’s Forced to Deny It Makes the ‘Official Pizza’ of the Alt-RightA neo-Nazi website gave the chain props for bashing the NFL protests.
  10. It’s All About Turnout: Virginia Gubernatorial Candidates Rev Up Their BasesIn a contest with huge implications for 2018, it’s coming down the stretch to a battle of turnout operations.
  11. the chain gang
    Papa John’s Blames NFL Protests for Its Bad Pizza Sales“Poor leadership” at the league has “hurt Papa John’s shareholders.”
  12. the sports section
    Most Houston Texans Kneel During Anthem to Protest Owner’s ‘Inmates’ RemarkWhile discussing the ongoing controversy during an owners meeting, Bob McNair said, “We can’t have the inmates running the prison.”
  13. Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones: Players Who Protest During Anthem Won’t PlayJones participated in his team’s show of “unity” several weeks ago, but after talking with Trump he’s taken a stand against demonstrators.
  14. theater
    Pence Flies to NFL Game to Stage Walkout Over Anthem ProtestsThe vice-president gave a master class in how not to orchestrate a political stunt.
  15. Trump: NFL Owners Are ‘Afraid of Their Players’The President’s endless focus on the NFL continues.
  16. What the Different Types of NFL Protest MeanKneeling. Sitting. Standing with a raised first. Placing a hand on a seated teammate. NFL players used many different symbols to protest last weekend.
  17. How We Can Get Partisan Politics Out of FootballMake support for African-Americans’ civic equality a nonpartisan issue.
  18. Trump Using Pat Tillman to Shame NFL Protesters Is the Height of IgnoranceTillman was a very complex sort of patriot.