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Fri Aug 10, 2018, 07:04 AM

NFL players kneel, raise fists or sit out National Anthem as they kick off slate of preseason game

Source: cnn





Updated 1041 GMT (1841 HKT) August 10, 2018
#TakeAKnee heats up on and off the field



(CNN)The first full slate of preseason games kicked off Thursday night, bringing NFL players back into the field for more football and more protests.

Several players took a knee, raised fists or did not take to the field while the National Anthem was played before a dozen preseason games began across the country.

The Miami Herald reported that Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills, along with wide receiver Albert Wilson, knelt during the anthem before a home game against Tampa Bay.

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A dozen games were played Thursday night but it was not immediately clear how many saw signs of protest.
The NFL has said it won't punish the players who took part in the protests on Thursday, reiterating the league's decision to shelve its new policy regarding conduct surrounding the anthem until it reaches an agreement with the NFL Players Association......................................................

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/09/sport/nfl-national-anthem-preseason-games/index.html



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Reply NFL players kneel, raise fists or sit out National Anthem as they kick off slate of preseason game (Original post)
riversedge Aug 2018 OP
ck4829 Aug 2018 #1
Maxheader Aug 2018 #3
lordsummerisle Aug 2018 #4
Pluvious Aug 2018 #6
robbob Aug 2018 #10
Funtatlaguy Aug 2018 #2
Bengus81 Aug 2018 #5
Marcuse Aug 2018 #7
mpcamb Aug 2018 #8
Marcuse Aug 2018 #9

Response to riversedge (Original post)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 07:06 AM

1. K&R

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Response to ck4829 (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 07:40 AM

3. Please..

What does K&R mean?...I've seen it posted but don't understand the meaning...
Thank you..

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Response to Maxheader (Reply #3)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 07:55 AM

4. It means kicked and recommended n/t

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Response to Maxheader (Reply #3)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 12:14 PM

6. The way DU looks to rank posts...

... Factor in both comment counts (hence kicks) and recs.

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Response to Maxheader (Reply #3)

Sun Aug 12, 2018, 01:16 PM

10. And whenever you comment on a post

you “kick” it to the top of the list in whatever forum it is in. Topics in forums are ranked by the most recently commented on.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 07:07 AM

2. Trump wants this issue to motivate his base for the midterms.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 08:03 AM

5. Remember though,guzzling beer and eating a few more nachos during the NA is ok.....

by Trump lovin voters whether at the game or a sports bar.

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Response to riversedge (Original post)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 06:15 PM

7. Jerry Jones refused to remove his cap during the anthem. Vanity Before Country.

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Response to Marcuse (Reply #7)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 06:25 PM

8. Forgot his toupee?

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Response to mpcamb (Reply #8)

Fri Aug 10, 2018, 07:56 PM

9. Seems so. His son tells him to take it off and Jerry says, "I can't".

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