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NFL boss admits 'We were wrong' over player protests

Los Angeles (AFP) – NFL commissioner Roger Goodell admitted Friday the league had been wrong to silence player protests as it responded to calls from a group of players to issue an explicit condemnation of racism.In a video message posted on social media, Goodell said the league would now support peaceful protests from players in future. Goodell’s message came as a wave of protests against police brutality and racism continued across the United States following the death of unarmed black man George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25.”It has been a difficult time for our country,” Goodell said. “In…

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