"No," he said. Does Garrett not have an opinion on Trump's comments? "I just don't think it's in anyone's best interest for me to comment on that," he said. At a recent rally in Alabama, President Trump lashed out on NFL players who have held protests during the national anthem. He also encouraged fans to boycott games in which they see players protesting. "Wouldn't you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, 'Get that son of a bitch off the field right now, out, he's fired. He's fired,'" Trump said. "You know, some owner is going to do that. He's going to say, 'That guy that disrespects our flag, he's fired.' And that owner, they don't know it [but] they'll
As ESPN viewers watch the kickoff to next week’s “Monday Night Football” game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Arizona Cardinals, ESPN executives will be attempting a pivotal play all their own. Monday’s broadcast day will be the first on which ESPN will offer a live “total audience” number that reflects both traditional TV watching as well as viewing via streaming services, executives said Friday. ESPN and Nielsen, the media-measurement firm upon whose data the industry relies, will add to that number over the next few weeks, adding in viewing done on mobile screens as well as viewing done via “out of home” sources, like TVs in bars and hotels.
Ezekiel Elliott will suit up for at least the next two games. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has denied the NFL’s request to hear the Dallas Cowboys running back’s case by Sept. 26, according to Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio. The court announced the decision to deny the expedited hearing Friday afternoon. The court will hear the case on Oct. 2, meaning that Elliott will play Monday night against the Arizona Cardinals and Oct. 1 versus the Los Angeles Rams. Elliott is allowed to play while his six-game suspension is being challenged in court. The NFL requested the case be heard early in order to stay the injunction that allows Elliott to play. Elliott’s suspension could begin