Bidwill, Cardinals help clarify what NFL really thinks about mixing sports, politics

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Bidwill, Cardinals help clarify what NFL really thinks about mixing sports, politics
Bidwill, Cardinals help clarify what NFL really thinks about mixing sports, politics

Michael Bidwill, the Arizona Cardinals and, by extension, the NFL, could not have made it any clearer. Don't mix politics and sports. That's what we all keep hearing. What's actually being said: Don't mix your politics with our sports. The NFL and its team owners, like Bidwill (the latest scion of the family that has owned the team since it was in Chicago), can't pretend otherwise anymore. No more getting fooled, not that anyone should have been fooled even before Bidwill heartily and publicly endorsed his old high school classmate for the vacant Supreme Court justice seat minutes after he was nominated Monday night … and the franchise he runs posted it on its Twitter and web sites. Want to keep

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