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Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, right, is greeted by New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees at the end of an NFL football game in 2016. Drew Brees has drawn sharp criticism for opposing Colin Kaepernick’s kneeling during the national anthem, and more recently, for similar remarks. (D. Ross Cameron, AP)
Drew Brees (left) has drawn sharp criticism for recent comments he made about those who protest police brutality by kneeling during the playing of the national anthem, a movement started by Colin Kaepernick (right). (D. Ross Cameron/AP)
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The NFL has long discouraged players from protesting police brutality. Only A Game analyst Charlie Pierce joins others in criticizing the league's statement following the killing of George Floyd. Also, the return of the NBA gets closer. And sport returns to the UK in a particularly flighty manner.

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This segment aired on June 6, 2020.

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Charlie Pierce is an analyst for Only A Game.

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