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By John McCallum
Managing Editor 

It's time to take the anthem out of protests

Crunch Time

 


I agree with those who are tired of seeing sports and politics mixed and would like to do something to take the latter out of the former.

My solution probably won’t land me on any Christmas card lists.

Last week, the National Football League announced it would implement a new policy of fining teams whose players refuse to stand during the national anthem. It’s a response to a practice players use to protest racial injustice in this country, begun by former quarterback Colin Kaepernick in 2016 and continued this past season.

In announcing the beginning of the policy creation process, Com...



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