NFL: Trump’s tweet not accurate: No mandate for players to stand for anthem

NFL: Trump’s tweet not accurate: No mandate for players to stand for anthem

President Donald Trump’s tweet about NFL commissioner Roger Goodell “finally demanding that all players STAND for our great National Anthem” isn’t true at all, says Goodell himself. “Commentary this morning about the Commissioner’s position on the Anthem is not accurate. The NFL is doing the hard work of trying to move from protest to progress, […]

Pat Tillman’s widow: Don’t politicize his memory

Pat Tillman’s widow: Don’t politicize his memory

In the wake of Donald Trump’s remarks and the reaction from NFL teams over the weekend, Mary Tillman spoke to CNN about her husband’s name being invoked into the conversation – most notably by the president himself, who retweeted a post about Tillman that included the hashtags “StandForOurAnthem” and “BoycottNFL.” “As a football player and soldier, Pat […]

Roger Goodell ‘proud of our league’ after show of unity

Roger Goodell ‘proud of our league’ after show of unity

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was pleased with the way teams reacted Sunday in the wake of divisive comments made by President Donald Trump. “The way we reacted today, and this weekend, made me proud,” Goodell said. “I’m proud of our league.” “I spent a lot of time listening to our players and coaches and owners […]

Johnny Manziel gives Trump some Twitter advice, then deletes account

Johnny Manziel gives Trump some Twitter advice, then deletes account

Much-maligned quarterback Johnny Manziel took to Twitter to offer a little advice to President Donald Trump. Soon after, the two tweets disappears along with Johnny Football’s account. “Yo, POTUS even I know to stay away from the notifications section on twitter. S— will drive you crazy, lead the country and let them hate,” Manziel wrote on Monday […]

Belichick: Note to Trump wasn’t political, on to Seattle

Belichick: Note to Trump wasn’t political, on to Seattle

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick came to talk about the team’s important matchup with the Seahawks on Sunday night, but first, he really wanted to clear a few things up about his widely reported ‘letter of support’ to President-elect Donald Trump. “I’ve received a number of inquiries relative to a note that I […]