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Kirk Cousins #8 of the Washington Redskins looks to hand off the ball during the NFL International Series game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Wembley Stadium on October 30, 2016 in London, England.(Getty Images)

Washington’s NFL team drops ‘Redskins’ name after 87 years

Washington | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2020 09:12 PM IST
The move came less than two weeks after owner Dan Snyder, a boyhood fan of the team who once declared he would never get rid of the name, launched a “thorough review” amid pressure from sponsors.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (centre) began kneeling for the anthem in the 2016 season to protest racism and police brutality(AP)
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (centre) began kneeling for the anthem in the 2016 season to protest racism and police brutality(AP)

NFL teams will be fined for players’ anthem kneeling

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 23, 2018 11:39 PM IST
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said that owners voted to fine teams if their players are on the field or sidelines but do not stand during the national anthem, though players will be allowed to stay in the locker room if they choose. Players had previously been required to be on the field for the anthem.
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