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On Twitter, President Trump is saying that he told Vice President Pence to leave an Indianapolis Colts game early Sunday after players with the opposing team knelt during the national anthem. Now, veterans are weighing in. Paul Rieckhoff CEO of the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, says his...
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October 05, 2017 - 6:21 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - While NHL players aren't expected to follow NFL players protesting during the national anthem, the Sabres organization will be caught up in the fallout from those protests none-the-less. Remember Brian "Soupy" Campbell's commercials for the Center for Excessive sweating? "Do...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The fallout from the NFL player protests has one Buffalo Sabres sponsor ready to take it out on the hockey franchise that is co-owned with the Buffalo Bills. The Vein Treatment Center, a long-time Sabres sponsor, says they are so upset with the Pegulas over the Bills players...
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Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears players, coaches and other staffers locked arms on the sidelines during the national anthem Thursday night. Many fans at Lambeau Field cheered and chanted “USA! USA!” while a large American flag was unfurled at midfield before the anthem. Packers players released...
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September 26, 2017 - 6:05 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Hall of fame coach and former General Manager of the Buffalo Bills Marv Levy spoke to WBEN about the NFL player protests. "It was extremely difficult," Levy said, "to walk the line, to get across your strong sentiments, but to do it without denigrating our country, or our...
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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 23, 2017 - 8:31 pm
Update: (WBEN/AP) London : About two dozen players, including Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs and Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette, took a knee during the playing of the national anthem before the start of the teams' game at Wembley Stadium on Sunday. Other players on...
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