Articles Tagged 'NFL'
President Trump declines to rule out another shutdown, hits NFL kneeling in Super Bowl interview
WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Sunday declined to rule out another government shutdown this month and threatened to declare a national emergency if a…
Trump swayed NFL owners on anthem rules, Kaepernick case depositions reveal
President Trump’s public and personal pressure on NFL owners reportedly played a big role in the league’s decision to change its National Anthem rules amid…
NFL posts highest unfavorable rating of any major sport for third straight month
The NFL registered the highest unfavorable rating of any major U.S. sport for the third straight month in a newly released survey, a hit attributed…
Trump zings NFL again as ratings dip, protests surge
President Trump took a jab Tuesday at the NFL’s declining viewership after a week in which television ratings were down but the number of players…
NFL banks billions of dollars on the backs of taxpayers and small businesses
The Cincinnati Bengals threatened the unthinkable in 1995. Team owner Mike Brown vowed the team would move to Baltimore unless a new stadium was built.…
NFL steps into politics, fights tax cut bill with no stadium bond breaks
The NFL has come out against House Republicans’ tax cut bill, putting the league out on a political limb even as it deals with the…
ANTI-AMERICAN NAACP seeks to abolish ‘Star-Spangled Banner,’ calling it ‘racist’
The California chapter of the NAACP has a solution for the NFL take-a-knee flap: Get rid of “The Star-Spangled Banner.”
The organization is urging Congress…
Positive views of NFL down 18 points since 2013
The National Football League is taking some hits these days. A new Fox News Poll finds that since 2013, the league’s favorable rating has dropped…
Trump can claim victory in the battle of the National Anthem protest
The NFL handed President Trump a decisive victory Tuesday when it sided with him against the National Anthem protests.
“Like many of our fans, we…
Jerry Jones gives Cowboys players ultimatum: Stand for anthem or sit for game
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones said Sunday any player who disrespects the flag will not play.
Jones’ comments, the strongest made on the anthem controversy,…