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Drew Brees apologizes for criticizing NFL players for kneeling during national anthem

Drew Brees apologizes for criticizing NFL players for kneeling during national anthem

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees took to Instagram Thursday morning to apologize for comments he made about fellow NFL players who knelt during the na [...] Read full article: Drew Brees apologizes for criticizing NF...→

Drew Brees apologizes for criticizing NFL players for kneeling during national anthem

Drew Brees apologizes for criticizing NFL players for kneeling during national anthem

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees took to Instagram Thursday morning to apologize for comments he made about fellow NFL players who knelt during the na [...] Read full article: Drew Brees apologizes for criticizing NF...→

Burgess Owens 'willing to not watch the game' if NFL allows players to kneel during national anthem

Burgess Owens, a former player for the New York Jets, said that he is prepared to stop watching the NFL because of commissioner Roger Goodell’s encouragement o [...] Read full article: Burgess Owens 'willing to not watch the ...→

Trump says he 'absolutely' would support Colin Kaepernick getting second shot in NFL despite kneeling controversy

Trump says he 'absolutely' would support Colin Kaepernick getting second shot in NFL despite kneeling controversy

President Trump lent some support Wednesday to former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, saying he would "love to see him get another shot" if he still has the [...] Read full article: Trump says he 'absolutely' would support...→

Baker Mayfield ‘okay’ with losing fans over NFL kneeling stance

Baker Mayfield ‘okay’ with losing fans over NFL kneeling stance

Baker Mayfield plans to kneel as a sign of solidarity with black players in the NFL and he doesn’t care if he’s going to lose fans because of it. After hearing [...] Read full article: Baker Mayfield ‘okay’ with losing fans o...→

Trump vows to tune out NFL, US soccer if players kneel during national anthem

Trump vows to tune out NFL, US soccer if players kneel during national anthem

President Trump said he will tune out the NFL and the United States national soccer team if their players take a knee during the national anthem. The president [...] Read full article: Trump vows to tune out NFL, US soccer if...→

Trump loses 2 pivotal allies in his anti-kneeling crusade: NASCAR and the NFL

Trump loses 2 pivotal allies in his anti-kneeling crusade: NASCAR and the NFL

Both are vowing to stand up for racial justice in a way that could challenge the president’s relationship with each organization. Read full article: Trump loses 2 pivotal allies in his anti...→

Clemson to Remove Name of Pro-Slavery Senator from Honors College After Pressure from NFL Players

Clemson to Remove Name of Pro-Slavery Senator from Honors College After Pressure from NFL Players

Former Clemson Tigers and current NFL players Deshaun Watson and DeAndre Hopkins have persuaded Clemson University to rename its Calhoun Read full article: Clemson to Remove Name of Pro-Slavery Se...→

New York City cop apologizes for kneeling with George Floyd protesters, says it was 'wrong decision'

New York City cop apologizes for kneeling with George Floyd protesters, says it was 'wrong decision'

A Manhattan NYPD lieutenant sent an email to his fellow officers apologizing for kneeling alongside George Floyd protesters late last month — telling them that [...] Read full article: New York City cop apologizes for kneelin...→

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes was asked about Drew Brees’ comments from last week on kneeling during the national anthem and how the New Orleans Saints quarterback would nev [...] Read full article: Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kn...→

Redskins coach Ron Rivera supports players who plan on kneeling for national anthem

Redskins coach Ron Rivera supports players who plan on kneeling for national anthem

Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera has made it known that he sides with his players on the issue of kneeling. Read full article: Redskins coach Ron Rivera supports playe...→

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

On Wednesday, The Players' Coalition urged Congress to pass the Ending Qualified Immunity Act, in a letter that included more than 1,400 athletes, coaches and [...] Read full article: Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots...→

NFL players join petition to have Clemson remove John C. Calhoun's name from honors college amid protests

NFL players join petition to have Clemson remove John C. Calhoun's name from honors college amid protests

NFL players DeAndre Hopkins and Deshaun Watson have joined in on a petition that's seeking Clemson University to remove John C. Calhoun's name from the honors [...] Read full article: NFL players join petition to have Clemso...→

SI Columnist: Stop NFL Kneeling Debate by Not Playing National Anthem

SI Columnist: Stop NFL Kneeling Debate by Not Playing National Anthem

Now that kneeling in protest during the national anthem at NFL games is apparently going to be a source of controversy again this coming season, Sports Illustr [...] Read full article: SI Columnist: Stop NFL Kneeling Debate b...→

Masks, Modified Locker Rooms, Virtual Meetings: NFL Lays Out Protocols For Teams To Follow Once Players Report For Work

Masks, Modified Locker Rooms, Virtual Meetings: NFL Lays Out Protocols For Teams To Follow Once Players Report For Work

When football players take the field, there's really no possible way to keep them apart. When they're off the field, though, the NFL and NFLPA are going to do [...] Read full article: Masks, Modified Locker Rooms, Virtual Me...→

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has apologized for comments he made in an interview regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’...→

Trump predicts NFL will have 'a lot of problems' if it allows kneeling

Trump predicts NFL will have 'a lot of problems' if it allows kneeling

President Trump offered a dire warning for the NFL if it allows its players to kneel during the national anthem.  Read full article: Trump predicts NFL will have 'a lot of p...→

Bills' Sean McDermott on kneeling during national anthem: 'We are always going to support our players'

Bills' Sean McDermott on kneeling during national anthem: 'We are always going to support our players'

Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott is backing his team when it comes to the players’ decision to kneel during the national anthem.  Read full article: Bills' Sean McDermott on kneeling during...→

Colin Kaepernick should get another shot in NFL, Drew Rosenhaus says: 'One of the 32 teams really needs to step up'

Colin Kaepernick should get another shot in NFL, Drew Rosenhaus says: 'One of the 32 teams really needs to step up'

Drew Rosenhaus, one of the most prolific agents in the NFL, said Sunday he thinks it’s time Colin Kaepernick gets signed after not having played a down of foot [...] Read full article: Colin Kaepernick should get another shot...→

NFL Players Distribute Food to Families in Need in Miami-Dade County

NFL Players Distribute Food to Families in Need in Miami-Dade County

Three NFL players partnered with FarmShare to distribute food to those in need at West Perrine Park Saturday morning in Miami-Dade County. Read full article: NFL Players Distribute Food to Families ...→

Donald Trump Threatens to Boycott the NFL and U.S. Soccer if Players Kneel for Anthem Protest

Donald Trump Threatens to Boycott the NFL and U.S. Soccer if Players Kneel for Anthem Protest

President Donald Trump criticized American organizations for making steps to allow players to kneel in protest during the national anthem. Read full article: Donald Trump Threatens to Boycott the NF...→

NYPD lieutenant apologizes for kneeling alongside George Floyd protesters

NYPD lieutenant apologizes for kneeling alongside George Floyd protesters

A Manhattan NYPD lieutenant sent an email to his fellow officers apologizing for kneeling alongside George Floyd protesters late last month — telling them that [...] Read full article: NYPD lieutenant apologizes for kneeling ...→

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee reportedly praised Drew Brees on Tuesday for standing up to President Trump, who criticized the quarterback last week for apo [...] Read full article: Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees...→

NFL Players Coalition Collects 1,400 Signatures in Support of Bill to End Qualified Immunity for Police

NFL Players Coalition Collects 1,400 Signatures in Support of Bill to End Qualified Immunity for Police

The NFL Players Coalition has amassed 1,400 signatures from players, coaches, staff, and front office, current and retired, in support of a Read full article: NFL Players Coalition Collects 1,400 Sig...→

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Former NFL tight end Ben Watson responded Tuesday to the backlash over Drew Brees' comments about kneeling during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" Tue [...] Read full article: Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees back...→

Trump retweets ally’s pledge to not buy NFL tickets amid kneeling concerns

Trump retweets ally’s pledge to not buy NFL tickets amid kneeling concerns

President Trump appeared to express support for a pledge from a top political ally to not buy tickets to NFL games “until they…stop dividing America.” The twee [...] Read full article: Trump retweets ally’s pledge to not buy ...→

Leader of Florida police union chapter apologizes for Facebook post that drew scorn from other officers

Leader of Florida police union chapter apologizes for Facebook post that drew scorn from other officers

The leader of a Florida Fraternal Order of Police chapter is now apologizing for a controversial Facebook post which has sparked an uproar within the local law [...] Read full article: Leader of Florida police union chapter a...→

NFL commissioner apologizes for not listening to players’ protests

NFL commissioner apologizes for not listening to players’ protests

Commissioner Roger Goodell said the NFL was wrong for not listening to football players’ protests of racial injustice. The apology came after some of the sport [...] Read full article: NFL commissioner apologizes for not list...→

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Sure, Drew Brees was on a (metaphorical) island. The rest of this comparison seems imperfect at best. A source close to Brees told NBC Sports’ Peter King that [...] Read full article: Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ r...→

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban: I’ll join players kneeling during anthem

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban: I’ll join players kneeling during anthem

As several athletes across all sports have declared they will kneel during the national anthem for their upcoming season in solidarity with the racial injustic [...] Read full article: Mavericks owner Mark Cuban: I’ll join pl...→

Broncos' Kareem Jackson tests positive for COVID-19, says he's not surprised in spike among NFL players

Broncos' Kareem Jackson tests positive for COVID-19, says he's not surprised in spike among NFL players

Denver Broncos safety Kareem Jackson was the latest NFL player to test positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday, reignighting concerns about the season start [...] Read full article: Broncos' Kareem Jackson tests positive f...→

NFL plans to test players for coronavirus three times per week

NFL plans to test players for coronavirus three times per week

Enough spitballing. NFL procedures for coronavirus testing are close to being agreed upon, executives from the players association told certified player agents [...] Read full article: NFL plans to test players for coronaviru...→

Three NFL players partnered with FarmShare to distribute food to those in need a [...]

Three NFL players partnered with FarmShare to distribute food to those in need at West Perrine Park Saturday morning in Miami-Dade County.... “Things are start [...] Read full article: Three NFL players partnered with FarmSha...→

Trump says he won't watch NFL, U.S. soccer if players kneel during anthem - amNewYork

President Donald Trump has said he will not watch National Football League (NFL) or U.S. soccer team matches if players do not stand for the national Read full article: Trump says he won't watch NFL, U.S. socc...→

Trump: I Won't Watch NFL If Players Kneel During Anthem

Trump: I Won't Watch NFL If Players Kneel During Anthem

United States President Donald Trump has said he will not watch National Football League (NFL) or U.S. soccer team matches if players do not stand for the nati [...] Read full article: Trump: I Won't Watch NFL If Players Knee...→

Kiszla: Deep dive into the small details that will make or break Drew Lock as winning NFL quarterback

Kiszla: Deep dive into the small details that will make or break Drew Lock as winning NFL quarterback

No moment seems too big for Drew Lock, whether he’s rapping on the Denver bench, chatting up Peyton Manning on the phone or marching through town in support of [...] Read full article: Kiszla: Deep dive into the small details...→

NYC Cop Apologizes to Fellow Officers for Joining Protests, Kneeling

NYC Cop Apologizes to Fellow Officers for Joining Protests, Kneeling

A New York City police lieutenant apologized to his fellow cops for kneeling and joining protesters, according to the New York Post. Read full article: NYC Cop Apologizes to Fellow Officers fo...→

U.S. Soccer Repeals Rule Which Banned Players From Kneeling During National Anthem

U.S. Soccer Repeals Rule Which Banned Players From Kneeling During National Anthem

U.S. Soccer's board of directors has voted to repeal a 2017 policy that required national team players to stand during the national anthem, a rule adopted afte [...] Read full article: U.S. Soccer Repeals Rule Which Banned Pl...→

Wisconsin gym apologizes for 'I can't breathe' workout ad with drawing of kneeling man

Wisconsin gym apologizes for 'I can't breathe' workout ad with drawing of kneeling man

The board at the Anytime Fitness location advertising the workout also said, "And don't you dare lay down." Read full article: Wisconsin gym apologizes for 'I can't br...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson is not accepting Drew Brees' apology. Not only that, the Philly defender looks forward to getting a Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept ...→

Some players believe Roger Goodell's anthem apology may lead to him kneeling: report

Some players believe Roger Goodell's anthem apology may lead to him kneeling: report

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s apology for failing to listen to players while they were protesting during the national anthem reportedly has some players bel [...] Read full article: Some players believe Roger Goodell's ant...→

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Drew Brees was quickly granted forgiveness from teammates after the Saints quarterback apologized for saying he was against kneeling during the national anthem [...] Read full article: Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees...→

Burgess Owens 'willing to not watch the game' if NFL allows players to kneel during national anthem

Burgess Owens, a former player for the New York Jets, said that he is prepared to stop watching the NFL because of commissioner Roger Goodell’s encouragement o [...] Read full article: Burgess Owens 'willing to not watch the ...→

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban: I’ll join players kneeling during anthem

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban: I’ll join players kneeling during anthem

As several athletes across all sports have declared they will kneel during the national anthem for their upcoming season in solidarity with the racial injustic [...] Read full article: Mavericks owner Mark Cuban: I’ll join pl...→

Bills' Sean McDermott on kneeling during national anthem: 'We are always going to support our players'

Bills' Sean McDermott on kneeling during national anthem: 'We are always going to support our players'

Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott is backing his team when it comes to the players’ decision to kneel during the national anthem.  Read full article: Bills' Sean McDermott on kneeling during...→

Trump says he 'absolutely' would support Colin Kaepernick getting second shot in NFL despite kneeling controversy

Trump says he 'absolutely' would support Colin Kaepernick getting second shot in NFL despite kneeling controversy

President Trump lent some support Wednesday to former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, saying he would "love to see him get another shot" if he still has the [...] Read full article: Trump says he 'absolutely' would support...→

NFL plans to test players for coronavirus three times per week

NFL plans to test players for coronavirus three times per week

Enough spitballing. NFL procedures for coronavirus testing are close to being agreed upon, executives from the players association told certified player agents [...] Read full article: NFL plans to test players for coronaviru...→

Colin Kaepernick should get another shot in NFL, Drew Rosenhaus says: 'One of the 32 teams really needs to step up'

Colin Kaepernick should get another shot in NFL, Drew Rosenhaus says: 'One of the 32 teams really needs to step up'

Drew Rosenhaus, one of the most prolific agents in the NFL, said Sunday he thinks it’s time Colin Kaepernick gets signed after not having played a down of foot [...] Read full article: Colin Kaepernick should get another shot...→

Baker Mayfield ‘okay’ with losing fans over NFL kneeling stance

Baker Mayfield ‘okay’ with losing fans over NFL kneeling stance

Baker Mayfield plans to kneel as a sign of solidarity with black players in the NFL and he doesn’t care if he’s going to lose fans because of it. After hearing [...] Read full article: Baker Mayfield ‘okay’ with losing fans o...→

Trump says he won't watch NFL, U.S. soccer if players kneel during anthem - amNewYork

President Donald Trump has said he will not watch National Football League (NFL) or U.S. soccer team matches if players do not stand for the national Read full article: Trump says he won't watch NFL, U.S. socc...→

Donald Trump Threatens to Boycott the NFL and U.S. Soccer if Players Kneel for Anthem Protest

Donald Trump Threatens to Boycott the NFL and U.S. Soccer if Players Kneel for Anthem Protest

President Donald Trump criticized American organizations for making steps to allow players to kneel in protest during the national anthem. Read full article: Donald Trump Threatens to Boycott the NF...→

Trump loses 2 pivotal allies in his anti-kneeling crusade: NASCAR and the NFL

Trump loses 2 pivotal allies in his anti-kneeling crusade: NASCAR and the NFL

Both are vowing to stand up for racial justice in a way that could challenge the president’s relationship with each organization. Read full article: Trump loses 2 pivotal allies in his anti...→

Kiszla: Deep dive into the small details that will make or break Drew Lock as winning NFL quarterback

Kiszla: Deep dive into the small details that will make or break Drew Lock as winning NFL quarterback

No moment seems too big for Drew Lock, whether he’s rapping on the Denver bench, chatting up Peyton Manning on the phone or marching through town in support of [...] Read full article: Kiszla: Deep dive into the small details...→

New York City cop apologizes for kneeling with George Floyd protesters, says it was 'wrong decision'

New York City cop apologizes for kneeling with George Floyd protesters, says it was 'wrong decision'

A Manhattan NYPD lieutenant sent an email to his fellow officers apologizing for kneeling alongside George Floyd protesters late last month — telling them that [...] Read full article: New York City cop apologizes for kneelin...→

U.S. Soccer Repeals Rule Which Banned Players From Kneeling During National Anthem

U.S. Soccer Repeals Rule Which Banned Players From Kneeling During National Anthem

U.S. Soccer's board of directors has voted to repeal a 2017 policy that required national team players to stand during the national anthem, a rule adopted afte [...] Read full article: U.S. Soccer Repeals Rule Which Banned Pl...→

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee reportedly praised Drew Brees on Tuesday for standing up to President Trump, who criticized the quarterback last week for apo [...] Read full article: Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees...→

Redskins coach Ron Rivera supports players who plan on kneeling for national anthem

Redskins coach Ron Rivera supports players who plan on kneeling for national anthem

Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera has made it known that he sides with his players on the issue of kneeling. Read full article: Redskins coach Ron Rivera supports playe...→

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Former NFL tight end Ben Watson responded Tuesday to the backlash over Drew Brees' comments about kneeling during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" Tue [...] Read full article: Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees back...→

NFL players join petition to have Clemson remove John C. Calhoun's name from honors college amid protests

NFL players join petition to have Clemson remove John C. Calhoun's name from honors college amid protests

NFL players DeAndre Hopkins and Deshaun Watson have joined in on a petition that's seeking Clemson University to remove John C. Calhoun's name from the honors [...] Read full article: NFL players join petition to have Clemso...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson is not accepting Drew Brees' apology. Not only that, the Philly defender looks forward to getting a Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept ...→

Leader of Florida police union chapter apologizes for Facebook post that drew scorn from other officers

Leader of Florida police union chapter apologizes for Facebook post that drew scorn from other officers

The leader of a Florida Fraternal Order of Police chapter is now apologizing for a controversial Facebook post which has sparked an uproar within the local law [...] Read full article: Leader of Florida police union chapter a...→

Masks, Modified Locker Rooms, Virtual Meetings: NFL Lays Out Protocols For Teams To Follow Once Players Report For Work

Masks, Modified Locker Rooms, Virtual Meetings: NFL Lays Out Protocols For Teams To Follow Once Players Report For Work

When football players take the field, there's really no possible way to keep them apart. When they're off the field, though, the NFL and NFLPA are going to do [...] Read full article: Masks, Modified Locker Rooms, Virtual Me...→

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Drew Brees was quickly granted forgiveness from teammates after the Saints quarterback apologized for saying he was against kneeling during the national anthem [...] Read full article: Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees...→

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Sure, Drew Brees was on a (metaphorical) island. The rest of this comparison seems imperfect at best. A source close to Brees told NBC Sports’ Peter King that [...] Read full article: Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ r...→

Trump predicts NFL will have 'a lot of problems' if it allows kneeling

Trump predicts NFL will have 'a lot of problems' if it allows kneeling

President Trump offered a dire warning for the NFL if it allows its players to kneel during the national anthem.  Read full article: Trump predicts NFL will have 'a lot of p...→

Broncos' Kareem Jackson tests positive for COVID-19, says he's not surprised in spike among NFL players

Broncos' Kareem Jackson tests positive for COVID-19, says he's not surprised in spike among NFL players

Denver Broncos safety Kareem Jackson was the latest NFL player to test positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday, reignighting concerns about the season start [...] Read full article: Broncos' Kareem Jackson tests positive f...→

Three NFL players partnered with FarmShare to distribute food to those in need a [...]

Three NFL players partnered with FarmShare to distribute food to those in need at West Perrine Park Saturday morning in Miami-Dade County.... “Things are start [...] Read full article: Three NFL players partnered with FarmSha...→

NFL Players Distribute Food to Families in Need in Miami-Dade County

NFL Players Distribute Food to Families in Need in Miami-Dade County

Three NFL players partnered with FarmShare to distribute food to those in need at West Perrine Park Saturday morning in Miami-Dade County. Read full article: NFL Players Distribute Food to Families ...→

Trump vows to tune out NFL, US soccer if players kneel during national anthem

Trump vows to tune out NFL, US soccer if players kneel during national anthem

President Trump said he will tune out the NFL and the United States national soccer team if their players take a knee during the national anthem. The president [...] Read full article: Trump vows to tune out NFL, US soccer if...→

Trump: I Won't Watch NFL If Players Kneel During Anthem

Trump: I Won't Watch NFL If Players Kneel During Anthem

United States President Donald Trump has said he will not watch National Football League (NFL) or U.S. soccer team matches if players do not stand for the nati [...] Read full article: Trump: I Won't Watch NFL If Players Knee...→

Clemson to Remove Name of Pro-Slavery Senator from Honors College After Pressure from NFL Players

Clemson to Remove Name of Pro-Slavery Senator from Honors College After Pressure from NFL Players

Former Clemson Tigers and current NFL players Deshaun Watson and DeAndre Hopkins have persuaded Clemson University to rename its Calhoun Read full article: Clemson to Remove Name of Pro-Slavery Se...→

NYC Cop Apologizes to Fellow Officers for Joining Protests, Kneeling

NYC Cop Apologizes to Fellow Officers for Joining Protests, Kneeling

A New York City police lieutenant apologized to his fellow cops for kneeling and joining protesters, according to the New York Post. Read full article: NYC Cop Apologizes to Fellow Officers fo...→

NYPD lieutenant apologizes for kneeling alongside George Floyd protesters

NYPD lieutenant apologizes for kneeling alongside George Floyd protesters

A Manhattan NYPD lieutenant sent an email to his fellow officers apologizing for kneeling alongside George Floyd protesters late last month — telling them that [...] Read full article: NYPD lieutenant apologizes for kneeling ...→

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes was asked about Drew Brees’ comments from last week on kneeling during the national anthem and how the New Orleans Saints quarterback would nev [...] Read full article: Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kn...→

Wisconsin gym apologizes for 'I can't breathe' workout ad with drawing of kneeling man

Wisconsin gym apologizes for 'I can't breathe' workout ad with drawing of kneeling man

The board at the Anytime Fitness location advertising the workout also said, "And don't you dare lay down." Read full article: Wisconsin gym apologizes for 'I can't br...→

NFL Players Coalition Collects 1,400 Signatures in Support of Bill to End Qualified Immunity for Police

NFL Players Coalition Collects 1,400 Signatures in Support of Bill to End Qualified Immunity for Police

The NFL Players Coalition has amassed 1,400 signatures from players, coaches, staff, and front office, current and retired, in support of a Read full article: NFL Players Coalition Collects 1,400 Sig...→

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

On Wednesday, The Players' Coalition urged Congress to pass the Ending Qualified Immunity Act, in a letter that included more than 1,400 athletes, coaches and [...] Read full article: Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots...→

Trump retweets ally’s pledge to not buy NFL tickets amid kneeling concerns

Trump retweets ally’s pledge to not buy NFL tickets amid kneeling concerns

President Trump appeared to express support for a pledge from a top political ally to not buy tickets to NFL games “until they…stop dividing America.” The twee [...] Read full article: Trump retweets ally’s pledge to not buy ...→

SI Columnist: Stop NFL Kneeling Debate by Not Playing National Anthem

SI Columnist: Stop NFL Kneeling Debate by Not Playing National Anthem

Now that kneeling in protest during the national anthem at NFL games is apparently going to be a source of controversy again this coming season, Sports Illustr [...] Read full article: SI Columnist: Stop NFL Kneeling Debate b...→

Some players believe Roger Goodell's anthem apology may lead to him kneeling: report

Some players believe Roger Goodell's anthem apology may lead to him kneeling: report

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s apology for failing to listen to players while they were protesting during the national anthem reportedly has some players bel [...] Read full article: Some players believe Roger Goodell's ant...→

NFL commissioner apologizes for not listening to players’ protests

NFL commissioner apologizes for not listening to players’ protests

Commissioner Roger Goodell said the NFL was wrong for not listening to football players’ protests of racial injustice. The apology came after some of the sport [...] Read full article: NFL commissioner apologizes for not list...→

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has apologized for comments he made in an interview regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’...→

Burgess Owens 'willing to not watch the game' if NFL allows players to kneel during national anthem

Burgess Owens, a former player for the New York Jets, said that he is prepared to stop watching the NFL because of commissioner Roger Goodell’s encouragement o [...] Read full article: Burgess Owens 'willing to not watch the ...→

Trump predicts NFL will have 'a lot of problems' if it allows kneeling

Trump predicts NFL will have 'a lot of problems' if it allows kneeling

President Trump offered a dire warning for the NFL if it allows its players to kneel during the national anthem.  Read full article: Trump predicts NFL will have 'a lot of p...→

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban: I’ll join players kneeling during anthem

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban: I’ll join players kneeling during anthem

As several athletes across all sports have declared they will kneel during the national anthem for their upcoming season in solidarity with the racial injustic [...] Read full article: Mavericks owner Mark Cuban: I’ll join pl...→

Bills' Sean McDermott on kneeling during national anthem: 'We are always going to support our players'

Bills' Sean McDermott on kneeling during national anthem: 'We are always going to support our players'

Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott is backing his team when it comes to the players’ decision to kneel during the national anthem.  Read full article: Bills' Sean McDermott on kneeling during...→

Broncos' Kareem Jackson tests positive for COVID-19, says he's not surprised in spike among NFL players

Broncos' Kareem Jackson tests positive for COVID-19, says he's not surprised in spike among NFL players

Denver Broncos safety Kareem Jackson was the latest NFL player to test positive for the coronavirus on Wednesday, reignighting concerns about the season start [...] Read full article: Broncos' Kareem Jackson tests positive f...→

Trump says he 'absolutely' would support Colin Kaepernick getting second shot in NFL despite kneeling controversy

Trump says he 'absolutely' would support Colin Kaepernick getting second shot in NFL despite kneeling controversy

President Trump lent some support Wednesday to former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, saying he would "love to see him get another shot" if he still has the [...] Read full article: Trump says he 'absolutely' would support...→

NFL plans to test players for coronavirus three times per week

NFL plans to test players for coronavirus three times per week

Enough spitballing. NFL procedures for coronavirus testing are close to being agreed upon, executives from the players association told certified player agents [...] Read full article: NFL plans to test players for coronaviru...→

Colin Kaepernick should get another shot in NFL, Drew Rosenhaus says: 'One of the 32 teams really needs to step up'

Colin Kaepernick should get another shot in NFL, Drew Rosenhaus says: 'One of the 32 teams really needs to step up'

Drew Rosenhaus, one of the most prolific agents in the NFL, said Sunday he thinks it’s time Colin Kaepernick gets signed after not having played a down of foot [...] Read full article: Colin Kaepernick should get another shot...→

Three NFL players partnered with FarmShare to distribute food to those in need a [...]

Three NFL players partnered with FarmShare to distribute food to those in need at West Perrine Park Saturday morning in Miami-Dade County.... “Things are start [...] Read full article: Three NFL players partnered with FarmSha...→

Baker Mayfield ‘okay’ with losing fans over NFL kneeling stance

Baker Mayfield ‘okay’ with losing fans over NFL kneeling stance

Baker Mayfield plans to kneel as a sign of solidarity with black players in the NFL and he doesn’t care if he’s going to lose fans because of it. After hearing [...] Read full article: Baker Mayfield ‘okay’ with losing fans o...→

NFL Players Distribute Food to Families in Need in Miami-Dade County

NFL Players Distribute Food to Families in Need in Miami-Dade County

Three NFL players partnered with FarmShare to distribute food to those in need at West Perrine Park Saturday morning in Miami-Dade County. Read full article: NFL Players Distribute Food to Families ...→

Trump says he won't watch NFL, U.S. soccer if players kneel during anthem - amNewYork

President Donald Trump has said he will not watch National Football League (NFL) or U.S. soccer team matches if players do not stand for the national Read full article: Trump says he won't watch NFL, U.S. socc...→

Trump vows to tune out NFL, US soccer if players kneel during national anthem

Trump vows to tune out NFL, US soccer if players kneel during national anthem

President Trump said he will tune out the NFL and the United States national soccer team if their players take a knee during the national anthem. The president [...] Read full article: Trump vows to tune out NFL, US soccer if...→

Donald Trump Threatens to Boycott the NFL and U.S. Soccer if Players Kneel for Anthem Protest

Donald Trump Threatens to Boycott the NFL and U.S. Soccer if Players Kneel for Anthem Protest

President Donald Trump criticized American organizations for making steps to allow players to kneel in protest during the national anthem. Read full article: Donald Trump Threatens to Boycott the NF...→

Trump: I Won't Watch NFL If Players Kneel During Anthem

Trump: I Won't Watch NFL If Players Kneel During Anthem

United States President Donald Trump has said he will not watch National Football League (NFL) or U.S. soccer team matches if players do not stand for the nati [...] Read full article: Trump: I Won't Watch NFL If Players Knee...→

Trump loses 2 pivotal allies in his anti-kneeling crusade: NASCAR and the NFL

Trump loses 2 pivotal allies in his anti-kneeling crusade: NASCAR and the NFL

Both are vowing to stand up for racial justice in a way that could challenge the president’s relationship with each organization. Read full article: Trump loses 2 pivotal allies in his anti...→

Kiszla: Deep dive into the small details that will make or break Drew Lock as winning NFL quarterback

Kiszla: Deep dive into the small details that will make or break Drew Lock as winning NFL quarterback

No moment seems too big for Drew Lock, whether he’s rapping on the Denver bench, chatting up Peyton Manning on the phone or marching through town in support of [...] Read full article: Kiszla: Deep dive into the small details...→

Clemson to Remove Name of Pro-Slavery Senator from Honors College After Pressure from NFL Players

Clemson to Remove Name of Pro-Slavery Senator from Honors College After Pressure from NFL Players

Former Clemson Tigers and current NFL players Deshaun Watson and DeAndre Hopkins have persuaded Clemson University to rename its Calhoun Read full article: Clemson to Remove Name of Pro-Slavery Se...→

NYC Cop Apologizes to Fellow Officers for Joining Protests, Kneeling

NYC Cop Apologizes to Fellow Officers for Joining Protests, Kneeling

A New York City police lieutenant apologized to his fellow cops for kneeling and joining protesters, according to the New York Post. Read full article: NYC Cop Apologizes to Fellow Officers fo...→

New York City cop apologizes for kneeling with George Floyd protesters, says it was 'wrong decision'

New York City cop apologizes for kneeling with George Floyd protesters, says it was 'wrong decision'

A Manhattan NYPD lieutenant sent an email to his fellow officers apologizing for kneeling alongside George Floyd protesters late last month — telling them that [...] Read full article: New York City cop apologizes for kneelin...→

NYPD lieutenant apologizes for kneeling alongside George Floyd protesters

NYPD lieutenant apologizes for kneeling alongside George Floyd protesters

A Manhattan NYPD lieutenant sent an email to his fellow officers apologizing for kneeling alongside George Floyd protesters late last month — telling them that [...] Read full article: NYPD lieutenant apologizes for kneeling ...→

U.S. Soccer Repeals Rule Which Banned Players From Kneeling During National Anthem

U.S. Soccer Repeals Rule Which Banned Players From Kneeling During National Anthem

U.S. Soccer's board of directors has voted to repeal a 2017 policy that required national team players to stand during the national anthem, a rule adopted afte [...] Read full article: U.S. Soccer Repeals Rule Which Banned Pl...→

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kneeling comments: 'Obviously, his statement missed the point'

Patrick Mahomes was asked about Drew Brees’ comments from last week on kneeling during the national anthem and how the New Orleans Saints quarterback would nev [...] Read full article: Patrick Mahomes on Drew Brees' anthem-kn...→

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees for standing up to Trump over anthem remarks: report

Award-winning filmmaker Spike Lee reportedly praised Drew Brees on Tuesday for standing up to President Trump, who criticized the quarterback last week for apo [...] Read full article: Spike Lee compliments Saints' Drew Brees...→

Wisconsin gym apologizes for 'I can't breathe' workout ad with drawing of kneeling man

Wisconsin gym apologizes for 'I can't breathe' workout ad with drawing of kneeling man

The board at the Anytime Fitness location advertising the workout also said, "And don't you dare lay down." Read full article: Wisconsin gym apologizes for 'I can't br...→

Redskins coach Ron Rivera supports players who plan on kneeling for national anthem

Redskins coach Ron Rivera supports players who plan on kneeling for national anthem

Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera has made it known that he sides with his players on the issue of kneeling. Read full article: Redskins coach Ron Rivera supports playe...→

NFL Players Coalition Collects 1,400 Signatures in Support of Bill to End Qualified Immunity for Police

NFL Players Coalition Collects 1,400 Signatures in Support of Bill to End Qualified Immunity for Police

The NFL Players Coalition has amassed 1,400 signatures from players, coaches, staff, and front office, current and retired, in support of a Read full article: NFL Players Coalition Collects 1,400 Sig...→

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots Sign Players' Coalition Letter To Urge Congress To End Qualified Immunity For Police

On Wednesday, The Players' Coalition urged Congress to pass the Ending Qualified Immunity Act, in a letter that included more than 1,400 athletes, coaches and [...] Read full article: Tom Brady, Drew Brees Dozens Of Patriots...→

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees backlash: 'It's about listening and feeling the tone of what is going on'

Former NFL tight end Ben Watson responded Tuesday to the backlash over Drew Brees' comments about kneeling during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner" Tue [...] Read full article: Ben Watson speaks out on Drew Brees back...→

NFL players join petition to have Clemson remove John C. Calhoun's name from honors college amid protests

NFL players join petition to have Clemson remove John C. Calhoun's name from honors college amid protests

NFL players DeAndre Hopkins and Deshaun Watson have joined in on a petition that's seeking Clemson University to remove John C. Calhoun's name from the honors [...] Read full article: NFL players join petition to have Clemso...→

Trump retweets ally’s pledge to not buy NFL tickets amid kneeling concerns

Trump retweets ally’s pledge to not buy NFL tickets amid kneeling concerns

President Trump appeared to express support for a pledge from a top political ally to not buy tickets to NFL games “until they…stop dividing America.” The twee [...] Read full article: Trump retweets ally’s pledge to not buy ...→

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept Drew Brees' Apology: The Flag Has 'Oppressed People'

Eagles defensive tackle Malik Jackson is not accepting Drew Brees' apology. Not only that, the Philly defender looks forward to getting a Read full article: Eagles' Malik Jackson Refuses to Accept ...→

SI Columnist: Stop NFL Kneeling Debate by Not Playing National Anthem

SI Columnist: Stop NFL Kneeling Debate by Not Playing National Anthem

Now that kneeling in protest during the national anthem at NFL games is apparently going to be a source of controversy again this coming season, Sports Illustr [...] Read full article: SI Columnist: Stop NFL Kneeling Debate b...→

Leader of Florida police union chapter apologizes for Facebook post that drew scorn from other officers

Leader of Florida police union chapter apologizes for Facebook post that drew scorn from other officers

The leader of a Florida Fraternal Order of Police chapter is now apologizing for a controversial Facebook post which has sparked an uproar within the local law [...] Read full article: Leader of Florida police union chapter a...→

Some players believe Roger Goodell's anthem apology may lead to him kneeling: report

Some players believe Roger Goodell's anthem apology may lead to him kneeling: report

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s apology for failing to listen to players while they were protesting during the national anthem reportedly has some players bel [...] Read full article: Some players believe Roger Goodell's ant...→

Masks, Modified Locker Rooms, Virtual Meetings: NFL Lays Out Protocols For Teams To Follow Once Players Report For Work

Masks, Modified Locker Rooms, Virtual Meetings: NFL Lays Out Protocols For Teams To Follow Once Players Report For Work

When football players take the field, there's really no possible way to keep them apart. When they're off the field, though, the NFL and NFLPA are going to do [...] Read full article: Masks, Modified Locker Rooms, Virtual Me...→

NFL commissioner apologizes for not listening to players’ protests

NFL commissioner apologizes for not listening to players’ protests

Commissioner Roger Goodell said the NFL was wrong for not listening to football players’ protests of racial injustice. The apology came after some of the sport [...] Read full article: NFL commissioner apologizes for not list...→

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees’ kneeling apology

Drew Brees was quickly granted forgiveness from teammates after the Saints quarterback apologized for saying he was against kneeling during the national anthem [...] Read full article: Eagles’ Malik Jackson trashes Drew Brees...→

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’s comments on Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem

New Orleans Saints Quarterback Drew Brees has apologized for comments he made in an interview regarding his opposition to Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during th [...] Read full article: Drew Brees’ wife apologizes for husband’...→

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ reference in Drew Brees story

Sure, Drew Brees was on a (metaphorical) island. The rest of this comparison seems imperfect at best. A source close to Brees told NBC Sports’ Peter King that [...] Read full article: Peter King uproar over ‘Lord of Flies’ r...→