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Current Sports | May 23, 2018

May 23, 2018
San Francisco 49ers Kneeling
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NFL Rule Changes; National Anthem Kneeling; Romeo Weems; College Basketball Recruiting; Michigan State Basketball; DePaul University

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Two former student-athletes at Lansing Catholic High School talked with WKAR about their racial encounters months before they decided to kneel during the national anthem during this year's football season. They also talked about why they left the school. 


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Governor Rick Snyder says he’s close to a final decision on what disciplinary action – if any – will be taken against the leader of the Michigan State Police over a controversial Facebook post. 

Jemele Hill on Current Sports TV
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ESPN suspended anchor Jemele Hill on Monday for two weeks for making political statements on social media.

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The Michigan State Police says an internal investigation will determine whether the agency's director will be disciplined for sharing a Facebook post that called some NFL players "anti-American degenerates."


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UPDATED at 12:00 p.m.: The director of the Michigan State Police has apologized for sharing a post on her Facebook page that called NFL players protesting during the national anthem "degenerates."