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Donald Trump keeps the pressure on the NFL over anthem

Donald Trump keeps the pressure on the NFL over anthem
Published On: Wed, Oct 11
Sep 11, 2017; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos offensive tackle Donald Stephenson (71) following the game against the Los Angeles Chargers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell is really trying to move past the national anthem controversy.

But President Donald Trump keeps trying to paint him into a corner, in an effort to prove that hes the most patriotic.

Trumps at it on the Twitter machine again this morning, with more bluster about the only reality show that threatens to get bigger ratings than his own.

The league hasnt done anything resembling demanding that players stand. If anything, theyre tiptoeing up to the line of pretty-please-asking-if-they-would-so-we-could-all-get-along in exchange for some vague promise of a platform to express their social concerns.

And while decisions by Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and Dolphins owner Stephen Ross to help quell dissent will likely lead some owners to follow suit, theres no guarantee that players are going to go along with it.

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