Truce with Union May Bring NFL Peace, but There's No Escaping Politics Anymore

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Bleacher Report—Here is what will happen if the NFL adopts a new rule requiring players to stand for the national anthem at the owners' meetings next week:  There will be much outcry on the internet, much like all the other outcry on the internet. My colleagues and I will all write eloquent columns condemning the decision, then share them with each other. The president will tweet about his victory, just as he prematurely tweeted about his win Wednesday morning. He will then flit off to engage in a flame war...

The NFL Has Always Been Political. Those who decry the "politicization of sports" are only mad that it's black athletes now.