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Some Cowboys Planning Protest Before "MNF" Over Trump's Comments

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 25 / 17

The Cowboys “plan to protest during the national anthem” before tonight’s game against the Cardinals, according to sources. They will “likely come to some decision in the locker room.” It “may not be a coordinated effort,” but “just be a few individual...

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