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Titans Owner Gives $1M to Watts Relief Effort

After J.J. Watt asked the NFL to form some kind of fundraiser around the Texans vs Cowboys game set for Thursday night, the league has since rallied. Tennessee Titans controlling owner Amy Adams Strunk is donating $1 million to Watt’s drive on crowdfunding site YouCaring, that will go towards resources for those hit hard by the flooding in Houston ...Read more

More than 1,000 People Rally for Kaepernick at NFL HQ

Supporters of Colin Kaepernick, who has continuously shown his support of the Black Lives Matter movement in a variety of ways, showed their solidarity with him and his cause at a rally outside NFL headquarters Wednesday. They believe that not only is he being blackballed by the league, but that he be signed by the start of the regular season next month. ...Read more

Announcer Robert Lee Pulled of Virginia Football Game in Reaction to Protests

After the Charlottesville protests two weekends ago, ESPN executives made a decision to pull Robert E. Lee, a new play-by-play announcer assigned to the Virginia-William & Mary game off opening weekend. Foreseeing the internet explosion that could have potentially happened, they worried his big moment, even on a lightly watched game, might turn into a national joke. ...Read more