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  1. last night on late night
    NFL Players Read Mean Tweets, As If Playing Football Weren’t Brutal EnoughTime to get in the Super Bowl spirit.
  2. super bowl 2018
    Pink to Sing 2018 Super Bowl National Anthem, Probably Fly in on One KneeThe NFL has picked the vocal Donald Trump critic as its 2018 National Anthem singer.
  3. drama
    Tom Brady’s Wellness Guru Is Causing NFL DramaAlex Guerrero has been stripped of his special team privileges.
  4. the sports section
    Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson to Sell Team Amid Sexual Misconduct AllegationsThe announcement came hours after a report said former employees received settlements over Richardson’s sexual and racial misconduct.
  5. work
    Here’s the Worst Way to Ask About Maternity Leave in an InterviewLindsay McCormick says she was asked if she planned on “getting knocked up immediately like the rest of them.”
  6. games
    Is This the End of the NFL?Just a few years ago, it was an unassailable empire. Now, suddenly, it’s the fall of Rome.
  7. How to Stream the NFL Football Games on ThanksgivingIt’s Vikings vs. Lions, Chargers vs. Cowboys, and then, for the masochists, Giants vs. Redskins.
  8. good one podcast
    The Best Joke About Colin Kaepernick and the NFL National Anthem ProtestsComedian Roy Wood Jr. talks about writing a joke inspired by Colin Kaepernick taking a knee that doesn’t ever say his name.
  9. select all
    NFL Investigates Jameis Winston for Allegedly Groping Female Uber DriverThe incident allegedly took place in Arizona last year.
  10. 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.
  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. Roy Moore: Kneeling During the National Anthem Undermines ‘the Rule of Law’“If we disobey this, what else are we going to disobey?” asks the GOP Senate candidate who has defied court orders and Supreme Court rulings.
  13. the sports section
    Colin Kaepernick Files Complaint Accusing NFL Owners of CollusionThe grievance calls President Trump “an organizing force in the collusion among team owners,” but Kaepernick may have a hard time proving his case.
  14. select all
    Roger Goodell’s Wife Had a Secret Twitter Account She Used to Defend HimJane Skinner Goodell didn’t like the media’s treatment of her husband.
  15. Jemele Hill and the Perils of a for-Profit Fourth EstateESPN’s suspension of Hill is a reminder that for-profit news outlets can’t be trusted to put the public interest above their bottom line.
  16. NFL Looks Ready to Capitulate to Trump on Anthem ProtestsAt first, Trump’s bluster at the NFL over anthem protests seemed to be backfiring. But threats to the wallet seem to have made their mark.
  17. nfl
    Jemele Hill Suspended by ESPN Over Jerry Jones TweetsHill had said on Twitter, “If you strongly reject what Jerry Jones said, the key is his advertisers.”
  18. nfl protests
    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.
  19. the sports
    Quarterback Cam Newton Belittles Female Sports Reporter“It’s funny to hear a female talk about routes like — it’s funny.”
  20. Anthem Protests Continue for Second Week, But Lose SteamMost teams toned down their demonstrations this week, but individual players made gestures to draw attention to racial injustice.
  21. horrible things
    Restaurant Owner Suggests Killing NFL Players Who ProtestNot surprisingly, he’s since apologized.
  22. protests
    Few Heed Packers’ Confusing Call for Fans to Link Arms During AnthemPlayers said their show of “unity” was “not a protest,” leaving many divided on the gesture’s meaning.
  23. Trump: NFL Owners Are ‘Afraid of Their Players’The President’s endless focus on the NFL continues.
  24. national anthem protests
    Restaurants Banning NFL Games Should Look at Their Own MenusThey come courtesy of immigrants.
  25. celebrity poetry
    George Clooney Wrote a Poem About America for the Daily BeastIt’s a prayer about the NFL-kneeling protests.
  26. 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.
  27. How We Can Get Partisan Politics Out of FootballMake support for African-Americans’ civic equality a nonpartisan issue.
  28. activism
    The Cheerleader Behind the Viral #TakeAKnee PhotoWhen Raianna Brown tweeted a photo of herself kneeling during a Georgia Tech football game, she never expected to get the reaction it did.
  29. last night on late night
    Trevor Noah Calls Out the ‘Sneaky Racism’ in Trump’s Response to the NFL Protest“When a black man kneels quietly, he should be grateful for the successes America has allowed him to have?”
  30. Yelpers Destroy Café After It Announces Boycott ‘Any Time the Saints Kneel’“Who mixes wings with politics.”
  31. protests
    Trump Claims There’s a ‘Tremendous Backlash’ Against the NFL, Protests ContinueHe’s said to be pleased that his base is “stirred up,” so the controversy is probably far from over.
  32. the national interest
    Limbaugh: The NFL Is Losing Core Audience of Racist Right-Wing Talk Radio Hosts“In many ways I think that I am fairly typical,” explains the fair-minded host.
  33. politics
    More Than 100 NFL Players Protest During National Anthem After Trump AttacksTrump’s recent criticism inspired defiance and solidarity instead of fear on Sunday.
  34. Star Athletes Slam Trump After President Attacks Curry, KaepernickSports and politics in a head-on collision.
  35. Tests Show ‘Severe’ CTE in Brain of Former NFL Star Aaron HernandezThe family of the ex-Patriots tight end, who was convicted of murder in 2015, is suing the NFL.
  36. protests
    NFL’s Marshawn Lynch Protests by Sitting During National AnthemThe Oakland Raiders running back sat quietly during a preseason game Saturday night.
  37. sports
    A Baby Showed Up to the NFL DraftHow sports!
  38. the streaming wars
    Amazon Nabs Streaming Rights to 2017 Thursday-Night Football GamesTen games for the price of your Amazon Prime membership.
  39. nah
    Jameis Winston Told a Group of Elementary Girls to Be Silent, Polite, and GentleNot your most obvious choice for a motivational speaker.
  40. sports
    Sports May Never Be a Politics-Free Zone AgainPatriots shun the White House. Sports stars turn ESPN into MSNBC. And brands smell the commercial potential in political rage.
  41. Why Would a Woman Want to Play Football?After years of alienating women, the NFL is fighting to be more gender inclusive. But can it fix what’s broken?
  42. Roy Wood Jr. Attempts to Escape from Trump News by Covering the Super BowlHere’s a clip from last night’s Daily Show, where correspondent Roy Wood Jr. tries to get a break from his job covering all the terrible Donald […]
  43. Kathryn Smith, the First Full-time Female NFL Coach, Has Been Let GoKathryn Smith is out at the Bills.
  44. thanksgiving football
    How to Stream This Year’s Thanksgiving Football Games You’ll want to make sure your tablet is fully charged.
  45. NFL Exec Thinks Football Will Thrive Under Trump As U.S. Becomes ‘More Brutal’The country was too intellectual under President Obama, he said.
  46. Here’s a Man Yelling at the NFL’s First Female Coach to Bring Him a SodaThe NFL has a long way to go.
  47. bad sport
    The NFL’s Bad Ratings Are Hurting Pizza and Wing ChainsTen percent of traffic is tied to football, so executives at sports-bar chains are getting skittish.
  48. Giants Cut Kicker Josh Brown, Who Admitted to Abusing His WifeThe team admits it was “misguided” to remain supportive of him in recent days.
  49. Poll: Anger at Colin Kaepernick Is Driving Down NFL RatingsThe election has something to do with it too.
  50. domestic violence
    New York Giants Kicker Josh Brown Reportedly Admitted to Abusing His Wife“I viewed myself as a God basically and she was my slave.”
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