Freedom, respect and “taking a knee” in the NFL. The VP walks out. Trump threatens. What’s right here? It started very small, with Colin Kapernick. Then the president called protesting NFL players taking a knee at games during the national anthem sons of bitches, and it went big. Players – and coaches – all over, pushing back, linking arms, taking a knee. This week, Mike Pence stoked it again. Walking out of a Colts-49ers game. The NFL, saying they should stand, but not demanding – yet. The first owner demanding. Trump, firing away. This hour, On Point: the NFL, “taking a knee,” and where this goes. Tom Ashbrook Guests: Robert Klemko , NFL writer for Sports Illustrated. ( @ RobertKlemko ) Alejandro Danois , editor-in-chief, The Shadow League....
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