An appeals court next month will hear arguments on a stay that has kept Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott on the field while his suspension makes its way through the court system. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed Friday to hold oral arguments between the NFL and NFL Players Association. The session is scheduled for 2 p.m. ET on Oct. 2 in New Orleans. The NFL is seeking to have Elliott serve his six-game suspension for violating the league's personal conduct policy immediately. The NFL's request for a stay seeks to nullify a preliminary injunction granted in a Texas court that has allowed Elliott to play. Friday's announcement means Elliott will be able to play Monday against
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.
"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