Ron Briley: Trump’s tweets, however, suggest that his comments are very much rooted in race and are a continuation of the racial profiling and discrimination in which he has engaged for much of his life going back to the housing policies of his father.
Joseph Palermo: What followed from Trump after he sparked such a widespread backlash was the typical “punch, parry, kick” playbook Republicans use when they interject racism into the political discourse for electoral gain.
WJ Astore: When it comes to the NFL, Trump should be flagged and ejected for unnecessary roughness.
Joe Mathews: As big cities shed the NFL, only smaller, poorer cities are desperate enough to host teams.
He was riding a wave of limelight as a former player in the NFL, including the Saints and Minnesota Vikings . . . decades of Traumatic Brain Injury depression and outbursts of angry, physicality.
Frank Fear: The New York Times reported last week that FanDuel and DraftKings are worth over $1 billion dollars each. And the two companies have spent over $27 million dollars to air over 8000 TV ads since the young NFL season began.