NFL Running Out of Time to Address Protests

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NFL owners have tried to quiet controversy over players not standing for the national anthem, but there is growing evidence time is running out for them to do so without sustaining significant financial damage. Anheuser-Busch became the latest big-budget advertiser to tell the league it needed to c

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The beer giant released a statement Tuesday that said, “We are disappointed and increasingly concerned by the recent incidents that have overshadowed this NFL season. We are not yet satisfied with the league’s handling of behaviors that so clearly go against our own company culture and moral code. We have shared our concerns and expectations with the league.”

This statement and the article cited are from September 2014 and are not related to the latest protests. The statement was in response to the NFL's handling of domestic abuse and violence in 2014.

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