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PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers are getting the message from the top that it’s time to return to their usual routine for the national anthem. Team president Art Rooney II told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette the team’s well-intended effort to stay out of politics Sunday in Chicago backfired and won’t happen again. The Steelers plan to
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Rishard Matthews will back his protest against racial injustice and oppression with action. The Tennessee Titans receiver said he will donate $75,000 spread out among organizations working in oppressed communities. I have decided to do more than just Talk & Donate a spread of money amounting to 75k to organizations working in
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Former New York Jets linebacker Erin Henderson is planning to sue the team for wrongful termination and disability discrimination, his attorney confirmed Tuesday. Henderson, currently a free agent, is seeking $3.3 million in compensatory damages — the amount of his unpaid 2016 salary, plus his non-guaranteed 2017 salary. In February, the Jets declined to exercise
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CHICAGO — Alejandro Villanueva‘s emergence from the Soldier Field tunnel during Sunday’s national anthem surprised many members of the Pittsburgh Steelers, a source told ESPN. Villanueva, a former Army Ranger who served terms in Afghanistan, was the lone Steeler to appear despite an expectation from Saturday’s players-only meeting that the entire team would remain in
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To help you set your lineups and avoid starting a player who won’t take the field, we will post fantasy-relevant updates and analysis here as NFL teams release their Sunday inactive lists before kickoff. Any rankings cited in this column come from our ESPN Fantasy staff ranks. Refresh often for the latest information. Wondering what
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