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Houston Texans players kneel during the singing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, in Seattle. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
Houston Texans players kneel during the singing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, in Seattle. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
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The NFL issued new rules Wednesday requiring players to either stand for the national anthem or stay in the locker room. President Trump says he supports the rule change, and some owners have promised to pay the fines if their players want to kneel on the field.

Host Jeremy Hobson discusses with Here & Now sports analyst Mike Pesca (@pescami), host of the daily podcast The Gist and editor of the book "Upon Further Review: The Greatest What-Ifs in Sports History."

This segment aired on May 24, 2018.

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