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Analysis: Few good options for NFL owners on player protests

The controversy over NFL players protesting during the national anthem isn't going away, despite — or perhaps because of — team owners' efforts to stop players from using the forum to speak out on political causes. The league's attempt to turn responsibility for disciplining protesters over

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CFL opens door, partially, for players to sign with NFL teams

The CFL stubbornly has insisted on two-year contracts with no chance to go to the NFL after the first season. The North-of-the-Border league finally has softened its stance. A little. According to Dave Naylor of TSN, CFL teams have voted to reinstate the so-called “NFL window,” allowing certain players

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Trump demands unpaid suspensions for protesting NFL players

The NFL National Anthem Debate is alive and well again - can’t believe it! Isn’t it in contract that players must stand at attention, hand on heart? The NFL announced Thursday it would not enforce its policy, implemented earlier this year, of requiring players to stand during the national anthem.

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Donald Trump wants NFL players banned for season if they kneel during anthem

US president Donald Trump has called for NFL players to be banned for a season with no pay if they kneel for the national anthem. In May, the NFL introduced a new policy with teams fined if players fail to stand during the anthem. Since 2016, some players have knelt to protest against police treatment

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