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Pro Sports and Protest: Players Put Their Mouths Ahead of Their Money

Tolga Ozyurtcu
Board of Contributors
Sep 4, 2017 | 12:23 GMT
Defensive end Michael Bennett of the Seattle Seahawks looks on prior to the game against the Minnesota Vikings on Aug. 18, 2017, in Seattle, Washington.

Defensive end Michael Bennett of the Seattle Seahawks looks on prior to the game against the Minnesota Vikings on Aug. 18, 2017, in Seattle, Washington. The practice of mixing politics and play appears to be making a comeback.

(OTTO GREULE JR./Getty Images)

The risky business of speaking out has cost some athletes their livelihoods, yet the practice of mixing politics and play appears to be making a comeback....

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