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Why NFL players protest and NBA players don’t

Ahead of the 2018 season, ESPN announced that it would not broadcast the national anthem before NFL games. It’s a move that won’t do anything to fix the NFL’s anthem problem, says Slate’s Mike Pesca. The real solution would be to re-think the NFL’s entire business model.

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