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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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11/20/02
Augusta Debate Pulling Woods

Tiger Woods is "becoming annoyed by the calls for him to skip next year''s Masters because of the all-male membership at Augusta National," according to Jim Armstrong of the AP, who notes that on Mond

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11/14/02
Is Augusta Survey Credible?

In a survey of 800 U.S. residents released yesterday, conducted by DC-based The Polling Company/WomanTrend for Augusta National, 74% of respondents agreed with the statement, "Augusta National Golf Cl

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11/13/02
Augusta Members Speak Out

Several members of Augusta National who "favor inviting a woman to join the all-male membership" said yesterday that they were "not at all surprised" that club Chair Hootie Johnson had "adamantly affi

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11/12/02
Augusta Chair Breaks Silence

Augusta National Chair Hootie Johnson spoke to reporters from the AP, N.Y. Times, L.A. Times, Augusta Chronicle and SI November 4 on the topic of the club''s membership practices on the condition that

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11/06/02
Nike Pointing To Community Aid

To "many critics," Nike "became the poster child for overseas manufacturing gone bad" in the late ''90s, according to Boaz Herzog of the Portland OREGONIAN, who wrote that Nike, which "defends its dec

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11/04/02
USOC Backs Ward

The USOC issued a statement Saturday backing USOC CEO Lloyd Ward''s "efforts to admit female members" to Augusta National Golf Club, according to Bob Bensch of BLOOMBERG NEWS. The statement read, "In

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10/31/02
Companies Halt Augusta Plans

With Augusta National''s membership issue "unlikely to be resolved before the 2003 Masters, corporations have begun canceling their entertainment plans for the tournament," according to sources of GOL

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10/30/02
More Woods On Augusta

Ruth Ann Marshall A group of eight Augusta, GA, businesswomen are "pondering taking out ads" telling National Council of Women''s Organizations Chair Martha Burk to "butt out" of the debate over the l

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10/29/02
First Tee's 5-Year Anniversary

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10/29/02
Will Finchem Address Augusta?

National Council of Women''s Organizations Chair Martha Burk challenged PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem to explain during his "State of the Tour" address tomorrow "why the tour prohibits the staging

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