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Graziano: Bungled anthem policy shows NFL has much to learn from NBA

Why can't the NFL get it right with its anthem policy and clumsy handling of players' rights? The answer has to do with sincerity and trust.

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Here's what the national anthem policy actually means

How will "show respect" be defined? Can players raise their fist? Will there be any avenue to protest without discipline? Here's what to expect.

What issues surround new anthem rules?

Josina Anderson says NFL player rights are being infringed upon by not being able to express themselves freely.

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Is the NFL's anthem controversy over with new policy?

The SportsNation crew believe that the NFL's changes to its national anthem policy have created other issues for the league.

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Riddick: 'Owners trying to protect their bottom line'

Louis Riddick says the new anthem policy requiring players to stand or be in the locker room helps owners from alienating fans.

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NFL anthem policy leaves a lot open to interpretation

Jason Reid joins OTL to weigh in on the NFL's new rules for the national anthem.

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QB Talk

Time for Aaron Rodgers to change after injuries? 'Nope'

No QB has been better throwing TDs outside the pocket since 2008 than Aaron Rodgers, and he doesn't plan on adjusting his game anytime soon.

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Best stuff from OTAs: Josh Allen throwing rockets

Rookie camps are in the books. It's time for full teams to take the practice field for OTAs. Here's the best stuff from around the NFL.

OTAs roll call: Brady, Gronk among stars skipping workouts

Tom Brady, Julio Jones and Aaron Donald are conspicuously absent but Odell Beckham Jr. is attending OTAs.

How 2017 NFL holdouts fared: Donald dominated; Bell took time

There were some high-profile players absent from OTAs and training camp in 2017. How did each get along following his return to the field?

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World Fame 100

ESPN The Magazine

2018 World Fame 100: Who reaches the pinnacle across sports?

Tom Brady at 38? Who ranks above TB12 in ESPN's 3rd annual ranking of the biggest names in sports?

Notable risers in World Fame 100

Odell Beckham Jr. and Caroline Wozniacki head the list of fast risers in this year's version of the World Fame 100.

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Contract, workout regimen among factors in Gronk's absence

Rob Gronkowski could be leaving $250,000 on the table by skipping OTAs, but perhaps a sweetened deal could influence him to make the trip.

KICKOFF DEBATE

Are the NFL's looming kickoff changes enough to save it?

The league is aiming to make the play safer. But will it work? Here's an inside look at the proposal and whether it's really a long-term solution.

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Guide to the owners meetings agenda: Anthem, replay, more

Is the league expected to reach a resolution on the anthem policy? Here's a breakdown of the four items on the table in Atlanta and their status.

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Gruden's QB Camp: Comfort key to Hackenberg's success

Jon Gruden tells Christian Hackenberg that he's not Cam Newton, but his mobility can be a great asset along with his arm strength and accuracy.

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Gruden's QB Camp: Hackenberg displays accuracy

Christian Hackenberg demonstrates his footwork and accuracy, as well as unveiling some special "Penn State" themed audible calls when running drills.

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Gruden's QB Camp: Hackenberg must cut down on sacks

Jon Gruden offers Christian Hackenberg advice on how to avoid sacks in the NFL.

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POWER RANKINGS

Power Rankings: Where your team stands after the draft

The Cardinals have their future QB. The Saints are going for it. The Patriots are still atop the AFC. Here's how our experts stack all 32 teams.

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Who is ranked too low in post-draft power rankings?

Tedy Bruschi, Bill Polian and Dianna Russini give the teams they think deserve to be ranked higher in the power rankings.

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