nfl

  1. the watchman

    NFL, team owners will reportedly not ban players from anthem protests

    NFL owners are expected to meet with league executives this week to further discuss the issue of national anthem protests, and the goal is to provide players with different avenues for raising awareness on social issues rather than political demonstrations during the anthem. Jason La Canfora...
  2. cpicturetaker12

    NFL's 1 Muslim owner spills it on (old) colleagues who don't think they're racist!

    Big surprise. What I didn't know was the fellow NFL owners tried to BLOCK HIM from buying the team. Yeah, that's a surprise. And I'm from Jacksonville. I thought MONEY always preceded someone into a room. NFL’s only Muslim owner spills the beans on his colleagues: ’85-year-old guys who...
  3. the watchman

    NFL players told how their hands, feet, and eyes should look during anthem?

    that is what's being reported anyway.....National anthem protests once again made headlines in the NFL Sunday, with one report suggesting NFL owners and/or team executives have made it clear to players they must stand for the anthem. Shaun King of The Intercept reported via Twitter Sunday...
  4. ptif219

    Shock poll: NFL now least liked sport, core fans down 31%

    The democrats and unions have ruined the NFL. The democrats disrespect for this country and the Player unions supporting far left organizations has told the fans they no longer matter Shock poll: NFL now least liked sport, core fans down 31%
  5. Spookycolt

    Trump takes on the NFL and wins.

    With so many teams refusing to take a kneel today it shows that they can't stand up to Trump. I guess they were tired of being called unpatriotic and hating the Flag, and disrespecting our military. (all of which is correct). Trump told them to stand and most of them did. Either that...
  6. K

    NFL Just Got Catastrophic News About Ticket Sales, down 18%!

    Yep, its is happening, and it is far worse than they expected! https://www.westernjournalism.com/breaking-nfl-just-got-catastrophic-news-about-ticket-sales/?utm_source=push&utm_medium=westernjournalism&utm_content=2017-09-28&utm_campaign=manualpost Surprize! Surpize! Surprize! Who...
  7. Goofball

    Sponsor pulls ads from NFL

    This is what the owners fear because this is where the real money comes from. They don't care about some guy burning his season tickets cuz they already have that money. If sponsors start backing out these idiotic protests will be short lived. Tennessee businessman calls NFL protests...
  8. The Man

    NFL protests "disgusting"...

    ...says the guy who is sitting around in Moscow even now, and got a Russian passport from Putin http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zZzC2yhhHE lol He bows to Putin and the passport, in the end haha From Russia, Steven Seagal blasts 'disgusting' NFL protests Someone who is friends with a...
  9. Bronwyn

    Direct TV allows NFL Sunday ticket refunds after protests

    DirecTV viewers upset with the national anthem protests in the NFL can cancel their Sunday Ticket package subscriptions and receive refunds, per a report in The Wall Street Journal. DirecTV and the National Football League declined to comment, but customer service representatives said refunds...
  10. K

    Veteran owned Schilling Distributors taking down NFL Signs and Posters.

    A Sign of the times. Schilling taking down NFL signs - KATC.com | Continuous News Coverage | Acadiana-Lafayette The efforts to divide this nation on Race and foment political-racial hatred are failing. The efforts to paint President Trump as purely a politician of Racial Dimension are...
  11. boontito

    Military veterans are divided over NFL protests

    https://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2017/09/25/military/MLjykBWSTbMlWqbaVUAGzI/story.html One side... “It brought me to tears,” said Brian Sullivan of Plymouth, a retired Army lieutenant colonel who watched with regret as more than a dozen New England Patriots knelt during the anthem at Gillette...
  12. D

    Trump wants rule to stop NFL players from kneeling during anthem

    I don't foresee any permanent fallout or damage from this given that Americans are just too damn devoted to their games and will continue to be. Trump may want to dictate new rules about what players do while out on the field during the playing of the National Anthem but tough cookies. I don't...
  13. Minotaur

    Pat Tillman's Widow Pushes Back On Trump NFL Tweet

    Thank You Marie! "The widow of Pat Tillman — the NFL player-turned U.S. Army Ranger killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan in 2004 — is pushing back against a retweet by President Trump that included an image of her late husband with the hashtags #StandForOurAnthem and #BoycottNFL." Her...
  14. jacobfitcher

    The NFL, Free Speech, and You.

    It’s safe to say the entire world of the NFL went nuts with players protesting police violence by taking a knee. It’s also safe to say that the alt-right has used this as an opportunity to turn it into their own political agenda. It’s safe to say “stick to sports” and I understand as sports...
  15. R

    The NFL and their dwindling audience:

    Last year's decline: https://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2016/10/nfl-ratings-just-fell-off-a-cliff-why/503666/ https://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Society/2017/0204/NFL-viewership-decline-Was-2016-a-turning-point-for-fans This year's early numbers: NFL ratings are down again this season...
  16. D

    #TakeAKnee: Widespread protests throughout the NFL today in response to Trump's outbu

    Many teams are now punching back against Trump's attacks on the players of the NFL. They are exercising their right to individual expression in the field. ---------------------------------------- #TakeAKnee: Widespread protests throughout the NFL today in response to Trump's outburst By...
  17. the watchman

    Treasury Secretary: NFL players can have First Amendment rights 'off the field'

    Treasury Secretary: NFL players can have First Amendment rights 'off the field' Video - ABC News this interview literally had me screaming at the tele. This guy seems to think he's entitled to express his political views on the job. He seems to think the president is entitled to speak his mind...
  18. D

    Stevie Wonder takes 'both knees' in response to Trump's NFL comments; other celebs sp

    Many noted American celebrities are pouncing on Trump for his position on this matter. It does serve to remind people of their right to express themselves as they so desire rather than be stymied into thinking the way others would like for them to. After all, kneeling is a great symbolic gesture...
  19. cpicturetaker12

    MY HERO! NFL players with their coaches and their OWNER take a knee!!

    I was raised in JAX (well just outside). It is conservative, to resurrect an old phrase, "redneck" (a good portion, not the majority), was for decades a 'sleepy town'. It has a center population that is decidedly black wrung by burbs of white. I honestly don't know much about this NFL owner...
  20. the watchman

    The dark racial sentiment in Trump's NBA and NFL criticism

    The dark racial sentiment in Trump's NBA and NFL criticism - CNNPolitics always thought there was a law against certain federal employees, including the president, influencing the employment decisions or practices of a private entity. That's what I was looking for when I ran across this...