NFL’s New Rules, What Do They Mean?

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppThe NFL has officially banned players from protesting during the national anthem, an action that they have deemed as disrespectful. Specifically, kneeling is apparently especially disrespectful to the flag, our country and American veterans who fought for the nation. On Wednesday afternoon the NFL published a statement from commissioner Roger Goodell. The statement reads, “The membership also strongly believes that:   All team and league personnel on the field shall stand and show respect for the flag and the Anthem. The Game…

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Controversy on new NFL Policy

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppIn 2009, NFL leadership boldly proclaimed that all its players who were in any way disrespectful to the flag wouldn’t play, and that they must stand on the field during the National Anthem. Only recently have the NFL owners decided to do anything about amending it, but only in order to quell the national anthem protests sparked by Colin Kaepernick. His story goes that he sat out during multiple songs of the National Anthem, and was called out for it, starting a…

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NFL Policy Now Requires On-field Players to Stand For Anthem

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppOn Wednesday, owners of NFL teams have unanimously approved a new policy regarding the national anthem that will require players to stand for the song if they are on the field during the performance. However, players will be given the opportunity to remain in the locker room if they prefer. Teams will be subjected to fines if a player on the field does not show proper respect during the performance of the anthem, including attempts to sit or kneel. “This season, all…

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ESPN is capitalizing on the NBA’s popularity

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppESPN, the self-titled worldwide leader in sports, has added more NBA content than any other sport. First, in “Detail,” Kobe Bryant targets and analyzes various players in the current NBA playoffs – his most recent production was about Celtics rookie phenomenon Jayson Tatum. Information about the popularity of the show is not yet available, but it has received increasing media attention. In fact, the feature of Jayson Tatum was addressed as a press question for Celtics head coach Brad Stevens. Secondly, an…

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The Cleveland Browns Will be Featured on HBO’s Hard Knocks in 2018

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppThis documentary-style television series will document the behind the scenes action of the Browns and their newly acquired young talent. 2 of the first 4 selections in the 2018 Draft belonged to the Browns, which they used to select All-American Denzel Ward, and Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield with the first overall pick. The show will highlight the rookies in their attempt to adopt the gritty NFL style of play as well as focus in specifically on the first round picks rather than promising…

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