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Texas Gov. Abbott Highly Critical Of NFL For Stance On State's Controversial Bathroom Bill

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 15 / 17

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is "blasting the NFL for raising the prospect that Texas' so-called 'bathroom bill' could impact future events in the state -- wading into a debate he has so far mostly steered clear of," according to Patrick Svitek of the TEXAS TRIBUNE. Abbott yesterday said, "The NFL is wa...

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