Walker urges NFL players to stop protesting during national anthem

Gov. Scott Walker today urged NFL players to stop protests during the national anthem, calling them a “divisive political sideshow.”
In a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Players Association Executive Director DeMaurice Smith, Walker wrote players should instead “take a stand against domestic violence.”
The letter comes a day before a regularly scheduled meeting of the league’s owners in New York, where they are expected to discuss the protests. Goodell wrote a memo to teams last week indicating the league has been working on a plan with players and owners and wants players to stan...

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