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Number Of National Anthem Protesters Continues To Grow

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick started the pregame protest of racial oppression and inequality in the United States last season by sitting down during the national anthem before a preseason game, and then kneeling during the anthem in Week 1 and throughout the season. Kaepernick remains a free agent, but several NFL players […]

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Police Unions To Boycott Cleveland Browns Games Due To Players Kneeling

Members of unions representing Cleveland police officers and paramedics have said they won’t hold a large U.S. flag during pregame ceremonies prior to next Sunday’s Cleveland Browns season opener after a group of Browns players knelt during the national anthem before a preseason game last month. Steve Loomis, president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association, […]

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Ex-Penn State Coach Awarded 7.3 Million In Wake of Child Sex Abuse Case

BELLEFONTE, Pa. –  A jury awarded a former Penn State assistant football coach $7.3 million in damages Thursday, finding the university defamed him after it became public that his testimony helped prosecutors charge Jerry Sandusky with child molestation. Jurors deliberated for about four hours in Mike McQueary’s defamation and misrepresentation lawsuit. McQueary remained stoic as […]