NFL, NFLPA freeze anthem rules amid backlash to Miami policy

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NFL, NFLPA freeze anthem rules amid backlash to Miami policy
NFL, NFLPA freeze anthem rules amid backlash to Miami policy

(AP) – The NFL's two-month old national anthem policy is on hold. Hours after The Associated Press reported that Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the anthem could be suspended for up to four games under a team policy issued this week, the league and the players union issued a joint statement late Thursday night saying the two sides are talking things out. “The NFL and NFLPA, through recent discussions, have been working on a resolution to the anthem issue. In order to allow this constructive dialogue to continue, we have come to a standstill agreement on the NFLPA's grievance and on the NFL's anthem policy. No new rules relating to the anthem will be issued or enforced for

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