Sports And Politics Collide In Protests

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Heard On The Morning Show
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A protest that started with one athlete kneeling during the national anthem has expanded to players, teams, coaches, owners, and fans. President Donald Trump repeatedly calls for the NFL to crackdown on demonstrations. Our guest analyzes whether NFL owners and coaches can legally stop players from protesting. She considers the intersection of sports and politics as demonstrations filter into college ball and other sports.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Kealey Bultena Producer
  • Nellie Drew Guest

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