The president of ESPN recently informed the National Football League that it would not be broadcasting the pregame national anthem during its Monday Night Football coverage.
Jimmy Pitaro reportedly informed the league as “a courtesy” in consideration of their mutual agreement
Demonstrations by a number of NFL players against racism and police misconduct have become socially schismatic as President Donald Trump continually attacks those participating.
He has called any player who participates in the silent protest a “son of a bitch” who “maybe … shouldn’t be in the country.”
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