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The Dallas Cowboys, led by owner Jerry Jones, center, take a knee prior to the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
September 25, 2017 - 10:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's criticism of protesting athletes (all times EDT): 9:05 p.m. National anthem singer Jordin Sparks had a message of her own Monday night before the Dallas Cowboys played the Arizona Cardinals. Sparks, an Arizona native, had "PROV 31:8-9"...
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The Dallas Cowboys, led by owner Jerry Jones, center, take a knee prior to the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
September 25, 2017 - 9:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's criticism of protesting athletes (all times EDT): 8:50 p.m. The Dallas Cowboys made a show of unity before their game against the Arizona Cardinals, but it wasn't during the national anthem. The Dallas players all kneeled with owner Jerry...
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Several New England Patriots players kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
September 25, 2017 - 7:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's criticism of protesting athletes (all times local): 7:10 p.m. The head of major league baseball's players' union is endorsing athletes' right to protest during the national anthem. Tony Clark, a former All-Star first baseman who is executive...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) is upended by St. Louis Blues' Paul Stastny as he tries to get to the puck in the go rease during the third period of the NHL preseason hockey game, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Cranberry, Pa. The Blues won 4-1. The preseason game was awarded to Rostraver Ice Garden, the winner of the 2016-2017 Kraft Hockeyville USA contest, but is being played at the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex because Rostraver is not suitable for an NHL game. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
September 25, 2017 - 6:51 pm
A handful of Pittsburgh Penguins players whose names are on the Stanley Cup, some of them twice or even three times, are gone. The same goes for core players from the back-to-back Presidents' Trophy winning Washington Capitals. The goliaths of the East haven't fallen apart, but maybe they've lost...
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Several New England Patriots players kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
September 24, 2017 - 11:08 pm
President Donald Trump's criticism of players who kneel during the national anthem sparked angry protests around the National Football League Sunday, as about 200 players sat, knelt or raised their fists in defiance. A week ago, just six players protested. Most NFL players on Sunday locked arms...
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Several New England Patriots players kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Foxborough, Mass. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
September 24, 2017 - 10:59 pm
President Donald Trump's criticism of players who kneel during the national anthem sparked a mass increase in such protests around the National Football League Sunday, as about 200 players sat, knelt or raised their fists in defiance during early games. A week ago, just six players protested. Most...
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Baltimore Ravens players, including former player Ray Lewis, second from right, kneel down during the playing of the U.S. national anthem before an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
September 24, 2017 - 9:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sports world reacting to President Donald Trump's remarks about pro football (all times Eastern): 9 p.m. When you add up the numbers, about one in eight NFL players did not stand for the national anthem this weekend. AP reporters and photographers counted the...
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The American flag is presented in front of an empty Tennessee Titans bench area during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game between the Titans and the Seattle Seahawks Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. Neither team came onto the field for the anthem. (AP Photo/James Kenney)
September 24, 2017 - 6:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sports world reacting to President Donald Trump's remarks about pro football (all times Eastern): 5:20 p.m. President Donald Trump has continued to express his displeasure on Twitter about how NFL players are choosing to kneel or sit for the national anthem before...
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St. Louis Blues' Beau Bennett (78) collides with Dallas Stars' Marc Methot (33) during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)
September 24, 2017 - 4:06 pm
When slash after slash broke one of Johnny Gaudreau's fingers, he called it part of the game. The Calgary Flames winger known as "Johnny Hockey" is one of the NHL's most marketable players, so broken bones should be a problem. Slashing has become such a regular element in NHL games that it...
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Fans watch the unfurled U.S flag on the field during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game between the Chicago Bears and Pittsburgh Steelers, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Chicago. The Pittsburgh Steelers players did not come out to the field during the anthem. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
September 24, 2017 - 3:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the sports world reacting to President Donald Trump's remarks about pro football (all times Eastern): 3:50 p.m. The Tennessee Titans are joining the Seattle Seahawks in deciding not to come out for the national anthem. The Seahawks announced nearly 30 minutes before...
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