Gregg Popovich Labels Roger Goodell & NFL Owners As “Hypocritical”
Written by B87FM on June 13, 2020
San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich says Roger Goodell and the NFL house owners are hypocrites for his or her dealing with of Colin Kaepernick and social justice.
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Talking with Maureen Dowd of the New York Instances, Popovich sides with the NFL gamers who kneeled throughout the Nationwide Anthem: “A sensible man is operating the NFL and he did not perceive the distinction between the flag and what makes the nation nice—all of the individuals who fought to permit Kaepernick to have the best to kneel for justice. The flag is irrelevant,” he stated. “It is only a image that individuals glom onto for political causes, identical to Cheney again within the Iraq conflict.”
Concerning the NFL’s newfound assist for the Black Lives Matter motion, Popovich had this to say: “It is simply hypocritical. It is incongruent. It does not make sense. Individuals aren’t blind. Do you go to your workers and your gamers and discuss injustices and democracy and learn how to protest? I do not get it. I feel they put themselves ready that is untenable.”
Popovich additionally claimed Goodell “bought intimidated when [Donald] Trump jumped on the kneeling” and that Goodell “folded.”
Final week, Popovich used the Spurs’ social media platform to discuss police brutality and the loss of life of George Floyd.