CEO Allan Jones announced that his companies wouldn’t support the NFL, but it’s not clear how much support then lent to begin with.
The commentary “Take a Knee” about NFL protests wasn’t written by Ted Nugent, but he shared it on his Facebook page in Sept. 2017.
Lenard W. Wahlert penned an open letter to Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan venting his frustration about lack of congressional leadership
Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin Rips Player for Standing, Fired for National Anthem Protest-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin ripped Alejandro Villanueva, a veteran and former Army Ranger, for electing not to protest during the National Anthem with the rest of his team. Another rumor suggests that Mike Tomlin was fired after his …
A fake news website is behind false reports that Fox has canceled all NFL broadcasts until players agree to respect the flag during the National Anthem.
The NFL rulebook doesn’t specifically ban National Anthem protests, but it give the NFL some authority to punish players in certain situations.
Thirty Americans, including fifteen members of the famous SEAL Team 6, were killed when a helicopter transporting them was downed by a rocket propelled grenade in Afghanistan in August 2011. The story resurfaced in September 2017 and again in November 2018, and many who mistakenly believed that it had just taken place issued prayer requests …
The NFL didn’t fine the Pittsburgh Steelers $1 million each for refusing to take the field for the National Anthem, a fake news website is behind the rumor.
False reports that Susan Rice’s housekeeper was found dead after an FBI interview came from a well-known fake news website.