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    Cowboys, Cardinals Join NFL Protesters … Sort Of

    They’re not picking sides. Instead of kneeling during the national anthem — as increasing numbers of players, coaches and owners have since President Trump lashed out at peaceful protests against racialized police violence — the Dallas Cowboys found a middle ground last night: They knelt before the anthem, but stood while it was sung. The opposing Cardinals linked arms during the song, performed by Jordin Sparks, who protested in her own way. On her hand she’d written “Proverbs 31: 8-9,” which reads, “Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves.”

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