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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 26, 2017 - 8:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — No matter what challenges his administration faces, President Donald Trump is keeping up his running commentary on the NFL — tweeting Tuesday about the football league's TV ratings and suggesting it bar players from kneeling during the national anthem. The NFL, for its part, was...
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Kansas City Chiefs running back Kareem Hunt, left, scores against the Los Angeles Chargers during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
September 26, 2017 - 6:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Through three weeks, the NFL is down to two unbeaten teams: the Kansas City Chiefs and Atlanta Falcons. While the fast start for the defending NFC champions is no surprise, the Chiefs are on quite a roll. Kansas City is the No. 1 team in the latest AP Pro32 poll , receiving 11 of 12...
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September 26, 2017 - 4:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Through three weeks, viewership for national telecasts of NFL games is down 11 percent this season compared to 2016. The Nielsen company said Tuesday that the NFL games averaged 17.63 million viewers for the first three weeks of last season, and dipped to 15.77 million this year...
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Members of the Indianapolis Colts take a knee during the nation anthem before an NFL football game against the Cleveland Browns in Indianapolis, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
September 25, 2017 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Most television shows would love to have the "bad ratings!" that President Donald Trump tweeted the NFL is suffering from. But he's generally right that the TV audience size for professional football is off this year. The president tweeted over the weekend: "NFL attendance and...
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Buffalo Bills players take a knee during the playing of the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
September 25, 2017 - 5:04 am
The Associated Press observed more than 200 players around the NFL kneeling or sitting during the national anthem on Sunday. The highest total was in Washington before the nationally televised night game, where nearly the entire Oakland Raiders team protested, in addition to six Redskins. No one...
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Buffalo Bills players take a knee during the playing of the national anthem prior to an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
September 25, 2017 - 5:04 am
The Associated Press observed more than 200 players around the NFL kneeling or sitting during the national anthem on Sunday. The highest total was in Washington before the nationally televised night game, where nearly the entire Oakland Raiders team protested, in addition to six Redskins. No one...
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Jacksonville Jaguars players lock arms and kneel down during the playing of the U.S. national anthem before an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
September 24, 2017 - 12:52 pm
The owners of the Baltimore Ravens, the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots and other teams on Sunday joined a chorus of NFL executives criticizing President Donald Trump's suggestion that they fire players who kneel for the national anthem. The statements, including those from Patriots owner...
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Jacksonville Jaguars players lock arms and kneel down during the playing of the U.S. national anthem before an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens at Wembley Stadium in London, Sunday Sept. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
September 24, 2017 - 12:52 pm
The owners of the Baltimore Ravens, the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots and other teams on Sunday joined a chorus of NFL executives criticizing President Donald Trump's suggestion that they fire players who kneel for the national anthem. The statements, including those from Patriots owner...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith speaks during a news conference for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, in Phoenix. DeMaurice Smith has been re-elected as executive director of the players' union in a special committee vote. The 14-0 vote took place Tuesday night, Sept. 19, 2017.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
September 23, 2017 - 12:15 pm
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — The National Football League and its players' union on Saturday angrily denounced President Donald Trump for suggesting that owners fire players who kneel during the national anthem and that fans consider walking out in protest "when somebody disrespects our flag." "Divisive...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith speaks during a news conference for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, in Phoenix. DeMaurice Smith has been re-elected as executive director of the players' union in a special committee vote. The 14-0 vote took place Tuesday night, Sept. 19, 2017.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
September 23, 2017 - 12:15 pm
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — The National Football League and its players' union on Saturday angrily denounced President Donald Trump for suggesting that owners fire players who kneel during the national anthem and that fans consider walking out in protest "when somebody disrespects our flag." "Divisive...
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