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The Latest: More than 200 NFL players don't stand for anthem

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NEW YORK - The Latest on the sports world reacting to President Donald Trump's remarks about pro football : 9 p.m. When you add up the numbers, about one in eight NFL players did not stand for the national anthem this weekend. AP reporters and photographers counted the players kneeling or sitting at every NFL game Sunday. With one more game to go Monday night, already more than 200 players chose to protest. A handful of others raised their fists. The league has 1,696 players on active rosters.
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FeedonThis: The National Anthem takes the spotlight this NFL Sunday

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CHICAGO - Much of the focus on this NFL Sunday came before the game, when NFL players across the country took their own action to protest critical comments from President Trump this past week. The Bears locked arms during the signing of the National Anthem at Soldier Field on Sunday while the Steelers didn't even come onto the field until the anthem was finished. This was the scene across the NFL as players and teams showed solidarity in their efforts...
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NFL Community Defies Trump, Shows Unity

NFL Community Defies Trump, Shows Unity

22 days ago   |   By

One day after President Donald Trump condemned NFL players and coaches for not respecting the National Anthem, more players took a knee than ever before. Every team that has played so far has reacted to his ignorant and divisive comments in some way. Check out how your favorite team is taking a stand against POTUS below.
It started Sunday morning with the Minnesota Vikings locking arms with their team's owner and kneeling and continued with the games that started this afternoon.
Statement from Zygi and Mark Wilf and the entire Wilf family. pic.twitter.com/1YeAaKyjaW
- Minnesota Vikings...
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Trump on criticism of NFL players: 'This has nothing to do with race'

Trump on criticism of NFL players: 'This has nothing to do with race'

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President Donald Trump has continued to express his displeasure on about how NFL players are choosing to kneel or sit for the national anthem before games.
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Trump: Objection to NFL anthem boycott "has nothing to do with race," instead about "respect for our country"

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MORRISTOWN, New Jersey - Trump: Objection to NFL national anthem boycott "has nothing to do with race," instead about "respect for our country"
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