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Pence exits NFL game after players kneel during anthem

Pence exits NFL game after players kneel during anthem

Published 09/10/2017

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence walked out of a National Football League game on Sunday after some players knelt during the national anthem, a form of demonstration that began last year in silent protest against police violence toward racial minorities. [more…]

NFL: League denies misuse of painkillers described in court filings

NFL: League denies misuse of painkillers described in court filings

Published 10/03/2017

The NFL logo and set are seen at New York's Radio City Music Hall before the start of the 2013 NFL Draft April 25, 2013. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

NFL teams violated federal laws governing prescription drugs, according to a Washington Post story based on sealed court documents contained in a federal lawsuit filed by former players against the league and reviewed by the newspaper.

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