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Lucy Burdge
July 20, 2018 - 6:49 pm
Donald Trump tweeted out his own proposal on Friday night for how the NFL should punish players who kneel during the pregame national anthem. He believes the punishment for a first-time kneeler should be a one-game suspension, while a player who kneels a second time should be suspended for a season...
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Alex Reimer
July 17, 2018 - 10:15 am
The NFL, despite enduring another year of negative headlines, is making more money than ever. It’s almost as if the league is impervious to controversy. The NFL distributed more than $8 billion in revenue sharing last season, per ESPN’s Darren Rovell . The numbers were siphoned from the Packers’...
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Lucy Burdge
July 16, 2018 - 7:09 am
Welcome to Monday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . MONDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Home Run Derby, 8 p.m. (ESPN) AROUND THE WEB: -- Papa John’s founder John Schnatter is now blaming Roger Goodell for...
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Alex Reimer
July 06, 2018 - 9:58 am
President Donald Trump told Jerry Jones he will never allow the NFL to be victorious when it comes to the nearly non-existent issue of players kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice. "This is a very winning, strong issue for me," Jones said Trump told him in a phone call,...
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Alex Reimer
June 29, 2018 - 10:14 am
In Roger Goodell’s kangaroo court, it doesn’t matter what crime you commit, as long as you submit. The NFL announced Thursday Jameis Winston will be suspended three games for allegedly groping an Uber driver in 2016. Or, to quote the league’s press release, “touching the driver in an inappropriate...
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Alex Reimer
June 28, 2018 - 4:10 pm
It’s repetitive to bring up the NFL’s nonsensical and inconsistent disciplinary practices. But sometimes, it’s worth hammering the point home. Jameis Winston’s three-game suspension for allegedly sexually assaulting an Uber driver is one of those times. The NFL announced this week it was suspending...
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Alex Reimer
May 23, 2018 - 2:26 pm
The NFL’s de-facto ban on kneeling during the national anthem was first reported as a compromise. Except, the players weren’t consulted before the policy was enacted. It’s the latest indication that players, while touted as the owners’ partners, are nothing more than pawns. When news about the...
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Alex Reimer
May 23, 2018 - 10:44 am
NFL owners desperately want the tired controversy about players kneeling for the national anthem to disappear. Yet, their cowardice continues to resuscitate the story. The league voted Wednesday to effectively kill the anthem protests. The new policy says players on the field are mandated to stand...
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Ryan Hannable
May 14, 2018 - 12:31 pm
Everyone remembers Matt Patricia walking off the plane following the Patriots' Super Bowl LI win over the Falcons wearing a Roger Goodell Barstool Sports clown t-shirt , as the win was viewed by some as revenge for Deflategate. Goodell was still upset by the shirt last summer, as according to Pro...
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Alex Reimer
May 03, 2018 - 10:30 am
Within the last six weeks, two NFL franchises have been publicly accused of mistreating its cheerleaders and fostering discriminatory work environments. Those stories, coupled with multiple lawsuits that cheerleaders have filed against teams for workplace malfeasance, should be enough to warrant a...
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