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NFL Will Continue To Let Players Kneel During National Anthem Without Repercussion

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 18 / 17

The NFL for now will "continue to let players kneel or sit during the national anthem without a penalty, capitulating to demands by the athletes for free expression but potentially further alienating fans who object to the protests and feel they are disrespectful to the flag and the military," accor...

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