Jerry Jones, who was seen wearing a hat during the playing of the national anthem last month, declined to comment on the incident on Sunday.
The 2020 presidential candidate, a Navy veteran, said he served in order to protect the right for peaceful demonstrations.
The NFL is dealing with a potential crisis (in its view) created wholly by its kick-the-can-down-the-road leadership. The league still doesn’t know how to handle players who want to protest.
Gladys Knight's rendition of the national anthem at the Super Bowl on Sunday caused a headache for one sports betting company after the singer extended the end of the song, the length of which had drawn intense wagering interest. BetOnline.AG had set the length of the song, which ends with the word "brave," at one minute and 50 seconds and Knight completed singing the word at one minute and 49 seconds. Money wagered on the length of the national anthem is by far the largest pre-game proposition bet, far exceeding the coin toss and others combined, the company said.
The Panthers safety says he’s been chosen for random post-game drug tests an extraordinary seven times in 11 weeks. Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid has been drug tested seven times in 11 weeks since his return to the NFL.
The season is fast approaching its end and the playoff picture is starting to get clearer with only three games remaining.
It's the stretch run of the NFL regular season with only four weeks remaining and plenty to be determined in the playoff picture.