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WATCH: Bob Costas on National Anthem Debate: 'Dissidents are Patriots'

Veteran broadcaster Bob Costas weighed in on the National Anthem NFL protest debate, saying that patriotism is about more than just standing up for the “Star-Spangled Banner.” “Dissidents are patriots,” the NBC commentator told CNN, adding that patriotism “comes in many forms.” 518 more words

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Bob Costas: You 'Can't Separate' Race From Kneeling For The Anthem


Donald Trump riled up the entire sports world over the weekend when he was critical of those in two of the biggest sports leagues in the country. 345 more words

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Filmmaker Greg Barker on How CNN's 'Legion of Brothers' Tells Human Side of Special Forces

WASHINGTON — Greg Barker’s documentary “Legion of Brothers,” which debuts on CNN on Sunday night, tells the story of the special forces units that were instrumental in rooting the Taliban out of Afghanistan in the initial months following 9/11. 288 more words

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Staying Woke: Print, Broadcast, Online?

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Back in the dark ages before WWW and the Internet, my family got the news by reading our local newspapers or listening to the radio. 732 more words

To Stand or to kneel

CNN.com posted a story about the protest some NFL players have against the National Anthem and why it’s so important and no surprise that black athletes throughout American history have expressed a complicated relationship with the anthem and the flag for which it plays. 76 more words

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Sen. Collins: 'Very difficult for me to envision a scenario' where she backs GOP health care bill

WASHINGTON – Sen. Susan Collins said Sunday morning that it would be “very difficult for me to envision a scenario” where she would vote for Republicans’ latest plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, but the Maine Republican said she wanted to wait for a Congressional Budget Office score of the Graham-Cassidy bill before rendering a final decision. 782 more words

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