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NFL players file grievance challenging new anthem policy

The NFL Players Association filed a grievance with the league on Tuesday challenging its national anthem policy. The union says that the new policy, which the league imposed without consultation with the NFLPA, is inconsistent with the collective bargaining agreement and infringes on players’ rights. The filing met a statute of limitations deadline and will be heard by an independent ...

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Atlanta rapper T.I. boycotting NFL, Super Bowl over anthem policy

At least one Atlanta rap icon won’t be in attendance when the city hosts the Super Bowl next year. Appearing on BET’s “Genius Talks” with host Jemele Hill on Saturday, T.I. said he will be boycotting the NFL this season in response to the league’s new national anthem policy. “I think there is a violation of constitutional rights being implemented ...

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Brault sings anthem, then heads to Bucs' 'pen

PITTSBURGH — There is a certain way the national anthem should be sung, Steven Brault says. Don’t get too fancy. Stay within a range you can handle. Above all else, get the words right. That’s the way Brault sang it Tuesday night at PNC Park, then he headed out to the Pirates’ bullpen. The pitcher’s performance was a rarity in ...

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Eagles' Bennett: Anthem protests no longer about gestures

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Michael Bennett isn’t a fan of the NFL’s new anthem policy, but believes players should prioritize raising awareness off the field. Appearing at a book signing in Seattle Monday night, Bennett reiterated that his decision to sit during the national anthem “wa… NFL | theScore

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Report: NFLPA exploring legal options for fighting new anthem policy

It appears the NFLPA is preparing for a legal battle with the NFL over its new anthem policy. A source with knowledge of the situation told Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio the NFLPA has hired multiple law firms to begin researching potential options to fight the league’s policy. More to come. Let’s block … NFL | theScore

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