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NFL Keeping Vikings-Panthers In Charlotte After Non-Violent Night Of Protests

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 23 / 16

The NFL has seen "no reason" to change its stance that Sunday's Vikings-Panthers game will take place at Bank of America Stadium as scheduled after protests in Charlotte on Thursday night were "largely peaceful," according to USA Today's Jarrett Bell. That was a change from Wednesday night, when one...

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