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Fantasy: 7 players who will lead you to a title in 2018

More from this series No fantasy owner’s draft plan should be so rigid as to classify any player as a “must-own,” but it’s wise to enter yours with a short list of names to target. Below, we identify seven players we believe will be key to winning a fantasy title this season. You shouldn’t expect to get them all – ...

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NFL owners adopt new anthem policy requiring players to stand on field

NFL owners approved a new policy Wednesday aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem protests sparked by Colin Kaepernick and polarized by U.S. President Donald Trump, permitting players to stay in the locker-room during The Star-Spangled Banner but requiring them to stand if they come to the field. Commissioner Roger Goodell said the change was approved unanimously by the owners at ...

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Best players after age 45? It's a distinguished list

Bartolo Colon turned 45 today, and while you ponder the awesomeness of those words, we here at #ThrowbackThursday want to take a chance to celebrate by looking back at the 10 best players in baseball history from age 45 on. First, a few words about age 45. By baseball years, 45 is not old. Forty is old. Forty-five is ancient. ...

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Trump to NFL players not standing for anthem: 'Maybe you shouldn't be in the country'

President Donald Trump reacted positively to the NFL’s decision to enact a national anthem policy that prohibits players from protesting during the “Star-Spangled Banner,” and said, “maybe you shouldn’t be in the country” to those who still decide to demonstrate. Trump also said he didn’t feel players or team personnel should stay in the locker room – an option the ...

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Players, coaches and owners react to anthem policy

10:55 PM ET NFL owners have approved a national anthem policy that requires players to stand if they are on the field during the performance but gives them the option to remain in the locker room if they prefer, it was announced Wednesday. Here is reaction from around the league:

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Report: Some NFL players considering different on-field gesture during anthem

A small group of NFL players told Jim Trotter of NFL Media they’re considering a different on-field gesture during the national anthem. Those players admitted to Trotter they hadn’t thought about demonstrating during the 2018 season. But on Wednesday the NFL introduced new rules that will require players to “stand and s… NFL | theScore

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