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Obama Addresses Kaepernick Protest, Calls For All Sides To Listen To One Another

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 29 / 16

President Obama wants 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick to "think about the pain he's causing military families the next time he takes a knee during the national anthem," according to Nahal Toosi of POLITICO. Obama yesterday during a town hall with members of the armed forces community was asked about ...

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