• AP: Miami Dolphins Players Who Protest During Anthem Might Be Suspended

    28 days ago - By NPR

    The NFL will fine entire teams if players protest on the field during the national anthem. Now, the Associated Press reports, at least one team has a policy for punishing individual players. (Image credit: Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
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  • Miami Dolphins Says It Will Suspend Players up to Four Games for Kneeling During Anthem Next Season

    Miami Dolphins Says It Will Suspend Players up to Four Games for Kneeling During Anthem Next Season

    28 days ago - By Slate

    The NFL has gone to great lengths to try to put a stop to player protests during the national anthem and, in May, league owners unanimously approved a new policy that explicitly makes kneeling or sitting during the anthem against league rules. The teams themselves are considered to be the responsible party under the new rule and an individual franchises will be fined “if its personnel are on the field and do not stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem.” League owners' responses to player protests have varied; the New York Jets chairman Christopher Johnson, for example, said...
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  • APNewsBreak: Dolphins anthem punishment includes suspensions

    28 days ago - By Miami Herald

    Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the national anthem could be suspended for up to four games under a team policy issued this week. The "Proper Anthem...
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  • APNewsBreak: Miami Dolphins to discipline players who protest during national anthem with suspensions, fines or both

    28 days ago - By Saint Louis Today

    MIAMI - APNewsBreak: Miami Dolphins to discipline players who protest during national anthem with suspensions, fines or both.
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  • NFL team will punish players who protest during national anthem

    NFL team will punish players who protest during national anthem

    28 days ago - By Think Progress

    Miami Dolphins players who protest during the national anthem will face a four-game suspension and fines from the team. Numerous players across the league have followed former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in protesting racial inequality and police brutality by kneeling or raising a fist during the national anthem.
    The Associated Press reports the Dolphins' new team policy was issued earlier in the week, despite owner Stephen Ross' previous claim that he wouldn't punish protesting players.
    NFL owners unanimously approved a new set of rules regarding conduct during the...
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  • Miami Dolphins to Discipline Players Who Protest During National Anthem With Fines, Suspensions or Both

    28 days ago - By Time

    Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the national anthem could be suspended for up to four games under a team policy issued this week.
    The “Proper Anthem Conduct” section is just one sentence in a nine-page discipline document provided to The Associated Press by a person familiar with the policy who insisted on anonymity because the document is not public. It classifies anthem protests under a large list of “conduct detrimental to the club,” all of which could lead to a paid or unpaid suspension, a fine or both.
    Miami's anthem policy comes after the NFL decided in May...
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  • Dolphins to Discipline Anthem Protests with Fines, Suspensions

    28 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    The Miami Dolphins are taking steps to attempt to prevent any of their players from protesting during the national anthem...
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