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Roger Goodell Touches On Anthem Protests; League Won't Try To Stop Players

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 15 / 17

The NFL "won't try to stop players protesting during the national anthem" this season, according to Kent Somers of the ARIZONA REPUBLIC. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell yesterday addressed the issue with about 200 Cardinals fans. After being "asked if the NFL could do anything about the protests," Go...

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