Former NFL star and freshman Utah GOP Rep. Burgess Owens says the NFL has gotten too political and he will continue to boycott the National Football League until Commissioner Roger Goodell is fired.
Owens played for the New York Jets in the 1970’s and helped bring the Los Angeles Raiders to their championship Super Bowl win in 1984. Owens, who now represents Utah’s fourth Congressional district, has since become a sharp critic of the modern-day NFL. Read More
Rep. Betty McCollum (D-MN-04) praised FedEx and Nike for their efforts to pressure the Washington Redskins into changing the team’s “harmful” name and mascot.
“I have been working on this for almost a decade because I believe all people, including Native Americans, should be treated with dignity and respect – and not dehumanized as mascots,” McCollum said in a statement. Read More
Some pundits want the Minnesota Vikings to sign former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in order to “send a strong message.” Read More
The national anthem has been a hot topic in the National Football League as of late, and a rule change could make things a bit more divisive between the league and its players. While the NFL rulebook has no verbiage about standing for the national anthem, the game operations manual… Read More
Gubernatorial candidate and House Budget Chair Representative Diane Black (TN-06) made news Tuesday on the Hugh Hewitt show when she declared her four season tickets will go unused unless and until the Tennessee Titans stand to honor the flag during the National Anthem. In response to Hewitt’s question regarding her position of… Read More
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell may signal a penalty on players who disrespect the flag and national anthem. Goodell sent a letter to all 32 NFL teams on Tuesday, Oct. 10 saying the league needs to move on, Business Insider reports. “Like many of our fans, we believe that everyone should… Read More
President Donald Trump blasted “son of a b**ch” National Football League (NFL) players who choose to protest by kneeling during the national anthem at games during a raucous Friday night rally in Huntsville, Alabama. Trump showed up to stump for Sen. Luther Strange (R-Ala.) in his upcoming GOP primary bid… Read More
HOUSTON — Tom Brady and Roger Goodell posed together with the Super Bowl MVP trophy to cap yet another comeback for the New England Patriots quarterback Monday at the George Brown Convention Center. “I think James White deserves it, would have been pretty nice for him,” Brady said of the… Read More