• NFL shelves new national anthem policy - for now, at least - under agreement with players' union

    4 monthes ago - By National Post

    The NFL halted implementation of its new national anthem policy under an agreement with the NFL Players Association.
    The sides announced the deal Thursday night. The agreement also keeps the grievance filed by the NFLPA over the anthem policy, ratified by the NFL owners at their May meeting in Atlanta, from moving forward, at least temporarily.
    “Everything is on hold,” said one person familiar with the situation, confirming that both implementation of the anthem policy by the league and the union's grievance are included in that.
    The league and union said in a joint written statement: “The...
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  • NFL, players agree to suspend controversial national anthem policy

    NFL, players agree to suspend controversial national anthem policy

    4 monthes ago - By NBC News

    The National Football League and the players association said in a joint statement Thursday that it has made the decision to freeze the controversial national anthem protest policy. Two months ago, the league announced players must stand for the anthem or remain in the locker while it's performed. Now, the policy has been suspended to allow "constructive dialogue to continue." NBC's Tammy Leitner reports for TODAY from Miami.
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  • NFL finally realizes new anthem policy is a mess

    NFL finally realizes new anthem policy is a mess

    4 monthes ago - By New York Post

    The NFL's two-month old national anthem policy is on hold. Hours after The Associated Press reported that Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the anthem could be suspended for up to four games under a team policy issued this week, the league and the players union issued a joint statement late Thursday...
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  • NFL Anthem Protest: New Policy on Hold after Talks with Players' Union

    4 monthes ago - By Newsweek

    The anthem has caused political controversy within the NFL since 2016.
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  • NFL, players union agree to put freeze on new anthem policy

    4 monthes ago - By Review Journal

    The NFL's 2-month old national anthem policy is on hold.
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