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September 23, 2017 - 5:41 pm
Reactions to President Donald Trump's comments about football players who kneel during the national anthem, and his decision to rescind a White House invitation to Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors: At a rally in Alabama on Friday night, Trump suggested that NFL owners fire players who...
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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry poses for photos during NBA basketball team media day Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
September 23, 2017 - 5:23 pm
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump doubled down on denouncing protests by NFL players and rescinded NBA star Stephen Curry's White House invitation on Saturday, a series of tweets that quickly inflamed football and basketball stars and even prompted LeBron James to call the president a "...
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September 23, 2017 - 1:53 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Jeff Conine (KOH'-nyn), who goes by the nickname Mr. Marlin, is part of the purge of Miami Marlins executives before the sale of the team to Derek Jeter's investment group. Conine says he's been told he won't be retained. He helped the Marlins win two World Series and has been a...
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September 23, 2017 - 1:10 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Jeff Conine, who goes by the nickname Mr. Marlin, is part of the purge of Miami Marlins executives before the sale of the team to Derek Jeter's investment group. Conine said Saturday he was told he won't be retained. He helped the Marlins win two World Series and has been a special...
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September 23, 2017 - 12:39 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Jeff Conine — who goes by the nickname Mr. Marlin — is part of the purge of Miami Marlins executives before the sale of the team to Derek Jeter's investment group. Conine said Saturday he was told he won't be retained. He helped the Marlins win two World Series and has been a special...
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September 23, 2017 - 12:22 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says President Donald Trump's comments about players who kneel during the national anthem are "divisive" and show an "unfortunate lack of respect." Trump said during a speech last night that NFL owners should fire players who kneel during "The...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith speaks during a news conference for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, in Phoenix. DeMaurice Smith has been re-elected as executive director of the players' union in a special committee vote. The 14-0 vote took place Tuesday night, Sept. 19, 2017.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
September 23, 2017 - 12:15 pm
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — The National Football League and its players' union on Saturday angrily denounced President Donald Trump for suggesting that owners fire players who kneel during the national anthem and that fans consider walking out in protest "when somebody disrespects our flag." "Divisive...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2015, file photo, NFL Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith speaks during a news conference for NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game, in Phoenix. DeMaurice Smith has been re-elected as executive director of the players' union in a special committee vote. The 14-0 vote took place Tuesday night, Sept. 19, 2017.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
September 23, 2017 - 12:15 pm
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — The National Football League and its players' union on Saturday angrily denounced President Donald Trump for suggesting that owners fire players who kneel during the national anthem and that fans consider walking out in protest "when somebody disrespects our flag." "Divisive...
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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry poses for photos during NBA basketball team media day Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
September 23, 2017 - 11:57 am
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — Stephen Curry and President Donald Trump agree on one thing: The Golden State star is not going to the White House anytime soon. Trump tweeted Saturday that Curry is no longer invited to the White House because of what the president called hesitation by the two-time NBA MVP in...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in support of Sen. Luther Strange, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Huntsville, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
September 22, 2017 - 11:39 pm
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem. And he's encouraging spectators to walk out in protest. In an extended riff during a freewheeling rally speech in Alabama Friday night, Trump also bemoaned...
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