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S.F. Police Union Challenges Kaepernick; Players, Coaches React To Anthem Protest

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 30 / 16

The S.F. Police Officers Association yesterday sharply criticized 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick’s recent statements about police brutality, saying he showed not just "an incredible lack of knowledge," but a "naivety and total lack of sensitivity towards police officers," according to Viv...

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10/20/03
Steroid Probe Includes Bonds

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09/30/03
"NASCAR Dads" Gaining Steam

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07/14/03
Title IX Unscathed In Clarification

The Education Department released a three-page "clarification" letter upholding the standards of compliance now in use for Title IX, and U.S. Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Gerald Reynolds said

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07/11/03
Title IX Policy Clarified

The U.S. Education Department "will issue a three-page letter on Title IX on Friday that clarifies and reinforces existing policy," according to a senior Bush administration official cited by Keen & B

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06/12/03
SARS Affecting Montreal Event

SARS "has finally hit Montreal and could cost the city as much as $100[M]," according to Miro Cernetig of the TORONTO STAR, who notes that just days before this weekend's Montreal Grand Prix, "cancell

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06/12/03
Title IX Enforcement Upheld

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05/30/03
Annika's Momentum Continues

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05/21/03
Annika Takes Tiger's Spotlight

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05/15/03
Wie To Compete In Men's Event

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05/01/03
SARS' Impact Continues Reach

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