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NFL Players, Owners Meet In N.Y. To Discuss Way Forward Amid Anthem Controversy

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Fourteen players and 11 owners met this morning at NFL HQ in N.Y. to discuss a way forward in the anthem-related controversy that has engulfed the league in recent weeks. Owners were scheduled to travel to lower Manhattan later in the day for the start of their owners’ meeting. Player attende...

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