NFL Rejects Veterans Group’s Ad for Super Bowl Program

The NFL has denied advertising space in the Super Bowl program for a veterans group that declined to alter language about standing for the national anthem.

  • Published 23 January 2018

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL has denied advertising space in the Super Bowl program for a veterans group that declined to alter language about standing for the national anthem. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy confirmed Tuesday that American Veterans, or AMVETS, submitted an advertisement last week to the third-party publisher of the game program with the message, “Please Stand.” McCarthy said the league, which has editorial control over the content, asked AMVETS to consider other options… Read at AP News