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Jets won't prohibit kneeling despite new policy

6:25 PM ET Despite a unanimously approved league policy that requires players to stand if they’re on the field during the national anthem, New York Jets CEO Christopher Johnson said Wednesday he won’t discourage players from kneeling even if it results in the club being fined by the NFL. “As I have in the past, I will support our players ...

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Jets chairman: Team won't discipline protesters, will pay any fines

It appears the NFL isn’t as unified on its new national anthem policy as the unanimous vote for it might suggest. Owners approved a policy Wednesday that requires any player or team personnel to stand for the anthem if they opt to come to the sidelines, with an option to remain in the locker room. If a player does protest ...

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Jets goalie Hellebuyck consoles teammates who 'left their heart out there'

When the buzzer sounded to end the game and the season for the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday, goalie Connor Hellebuyck left the bench and went back on to the ice. The netminder had been off for an extra attacker, but six skaters couldn’t tie up the game and Jets were eliminated from the playoffs as the expansion Vegas Golden Knights ...

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Coach Maurice wants Jets to stay loose ahead of potential elimination game

Paul Maurice wants the Winnipeg Jets to focus on fun, not the magnitude of Sunday’s game against the Vegas Golden Knights. The expansion Golden Knights are up 3-1 in the best-of-seven Western Conference final series and could eliminate the Jets and clinch a spot in the Stanley Cup final with a victory in the afternoon matchup. “These are the best ...

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