Quote of the Day

"What would happen if Dak Prescott, Dez Bryant and Ezekiel Elliott all took a knee? Are you saying they are not going to play?"
-- ESPN's Chris Mortensen, on Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones' claim that players not standing for the national anthem would be benched. ("Mike & Mike," ESPN Radio, 10/9)
Monday October 9, 2017 Vol. 24 — No. 21 Print This Issue

Top Stories

  • Pence-ive Situation

    Pence stood between his wife, Karen, and Gen. Courtney Carr during the anthem

    President Trump's feud with the NFL "drew attention again" yesterday when Vice President Pence left the 49ers-Colts game at Lucas Oil Stadium after several players kneeled during the national anthem, according to Julia Manchester of THE HILL. Pence issued a statement shortly after leaving the stadium that read in part, "I left today's Colts game because President Trump and I will not dignify any event that disrespects our soldiers, our Flag, or our National Anthem. ... While everyone is entitled to their own opinions, I don't think it's too much to ask NFL players to respect the Flag and our National Anthem." Trump not long after "tweeted that he had asked Pence and second lady Karen Pence to leave the stadium if any players kneeled, and sa ...

  • Laying Down The Law

    Jerry Jones becomes first owner to say he will bench players who are "disrespecting the flag."

  • So About The Football....

    Video of Dolphins OL coach, injuries to key players dominate Monday headlines.

  • Attention To Detail

    La Canfora admits he didn't speak to Kaepernick personally about standing for anthem.

  • Save Opportunity

    Fox execs breathe easy after Yankees, Red Sox both avoid sweeps in ALDS.

  • Mystic Of The East

    Warriors continue increasing global popularity with successful preseason games in China.

  • Home Sweet Home

    Orlando positioned for future USMNT matches after raucous crowd for final WC home qualifier.

  • Well-Oiled Machine

    Piston, Red Wings form 313 Presents to run events at several venues.

  • Night Shift

    Pac-12's Larry Scott says current TV deal leaves "no wiggle room" for late games.

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