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NBC Will Air National Anthem For NFL Season Opener Sept. 7

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 23 / 17

NBC "will televise the playing of the national anthem at Gillette Stadium" for the Chiefs-Patriots NFL Kickoff on Sept. 7. NFL broadcast partners "typically do not show the playing of the national anthem” but they do around major games. The "question of which players will be standing and whic...

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