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NFL Players, Owners Form Committee Tasked With Advancing Social Justice Discussion

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 23 / 18

The NFL today announced the latest step in its "commitment to players’ social-justice issues, forming a committee of five players and five owners to further advance" the league's effort to "assist players in trying to make improvements in education, relations with police, and the criminal-just...

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