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NEW YORK (AP/WBEN) -- Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick filed a grievance against the NFL on Sunday, alleging that he remains unsigned as a result of collusion by owners following his protests during the national anthem. Kaepernick started a national conversation about...
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence left the 49ers-Colts game after about a dozen San Francisco players took a knee during the national anthem Sunday. The former Indiana governor flew in so he could watch Peyton Manning's jersey retirement ceremony. Pence didn't stick around long. Right...
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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP/WBEN) -- Sharks forward Joel Ward told The Mercury News he might take a knee during the national anthem at an upcoming game, becoming the first NHL player to join the protests that started in the NFL and drew criticism from President Donald Trump. The 36-year-old Ward, one of...
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September 25, 2017 - 9:29 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — President Donald Trump should spend more time focusing on hurricane recovery and less time criticizing football players, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday. In remarks to business leaders meeting in the Adirondacks, the Democratic governor took the Republican president...
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Last week, only six NFL players protested during the national anthem at NFL games, continuing the movement started last year by former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick raising his concerns about police violence against minorities. But President Donald Trump’s comments and tweets saying...
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September 24, 2017 - 3:00 pm
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - President Donald Trump's criticism of players who protest during the national anthem incited a mass increase in such activism Sunday, with more than 100 NFL players sitting or kneeling, others raising their fists and whole teams standing with locked arms to display...
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Bills coach Sean McDermott reacted Sunday to Reserve Offensive Lineman Cameron Jefferson -who raised his fist during the anthem before last Thursday's pre-season game against the Eagles The incident was not widely noticed during the game, but is getting more attention once McDermott was asked about...
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Aug 12, 2017; Glendale, AZ, USA; Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch (24) prior to the game against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium.
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August 14, 2017 - 6:21 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Former Buffalo Bill Marshawn Lynch is causing a commotion this weekend after he sat for the National Anthem before the Raiders pre-season game Saturday. Marshawn Lynch sat on an orange cooler eating a banana during the National Anthem before Saturday's pre-season game between...
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