Dolphins Anthem Punishment Includes Suspensions

The policy classifies anthem protests as conduct detrimental to the club, punishable by suspension without pay, a fine or both.

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Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the national anthem could be suspended for up to four games under a team policy issued this week. The “Proper Anthem Conduct” section is just one sentence in a nine-page discipline document provided to The Associated Press by a person familiar with the policy who insisted on anonymity because the document is not public. It classifies anthem protests under a large list of “conduct detrimental to…

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