NFL Commish Goodell ‘Fine’ with Trump’s Kaepernick Comments

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On Thursday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell reacted to President Donald Trump’s comments from a rally earlier in the week where he took credit for quarterback Colin Kaepernick remaining unsigned. “That’s a comment that he’s going to make and that’s fine,” Goodell said on ESPN Radio’s “Mike & Mike.” The commissioner went on to suggest that NFL teams are staying away from Kaepernick for his on-field production because they are more focused on winning. “Our teams are out there working hard to figure out how they can improve each of their clubs,” Goodell added. “They’re making the best decisions they can. And they’re going to do what they can to improve their teams and win. That’s what they want to do for the fans. So, that’s what they’re focused on and that’s what we’re focused on. Everyone’s going to make other comments, and obviously we’re respectful of those comments, particularly from the president.” He continued, “The 32 owners, I think their major focus here is on winning and whatever it takes to win and they think reflects well on their team, that’s what they’re gonna do. And so I think from their standpoint, they want to win, and they’re putting teams
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Spicer on Brady’s Stolen Jersey: ‘Another Bad on the Press’

Donald Trump, Sean Spicer
During Tuesday’s White House press briefing, press secretary Sean Spicer took a jab at the former executive of a Mexican tabloid newspaper who allegedly stole New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s jersey after Super Bowl LI. “By the way, I am very happy that the individual in the press corps who took Tom Brady’s jersey, that that has been returned properly,” Spicer said to laughter. “Another bad on the press but we have righted that wrong.” Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent
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Jim Harbaugh: Kaepernick an ‘Outstanding Player,’ Will Go on to ‘Win Championships’

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In a Tuesday interview with Pro Football Talk, Michigan Wolverines football coach Jim Harbaugh said his former San Francisco 49ers play caller Colin Kaepernick is an “outstanding player” who is a “great competitor.” “I’ll tell you the same thing I tell [NFL teams]: I think he’s an outstanding player and I think he’s a great competitor who has proven it in games and has the ability to be not only an NFL starter but a great NFL player,” Harbaugh said. The Michigan coach, who has been critical of Kaepernick’s protest, then predicted Kaepernick would go on to multiple championships before his career is over. “He’ll have a great career and be a great quarterback, win championships,” he added later. Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent
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Report: Tom Brady’s Super Bowl Jersey Has Been Found

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According to a report by Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s Super Bowl LI jersey has been found. Glazer reports the FBI got involved in the search for the game-worn jersey because it was on “foreign soil.” The NFL says the memorabilia was stolen by a credentialed international media member. Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent
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Report: Tom Brady’s Super Bowl Jersey Stolen by Journalist, Found on Foreign Soil

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According to a report by Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s Super Bowl LI jersey has been found. Glazer reports the FBI got involved in the search for the game-worn jersey because it was on “foreign soil.” The NFL says the memorabilia was stolen by a credentialed international media member. Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent
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Lindsey Graham Predicts Gorsuch Confirmation — ‘One of the Smartest People I’ve Ever Met’


Sunday, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) predicted on New York AM 970’s “The Cats Roundtable” that Judge Neil Gorsuch will be confirmed this week after hearings to the U.S. Supreme Court. Graham called Gorsuch “one of the big prizes” that came with President Donald Trump’s election, adding that he is “one of the smartest people” he has ever met. “I think he is one of the smartest people I’ve ever met. We’re going to hopefully pass him out of the judiciary committee the week of March 20,” Graham told show host John Catsimatidis. Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent
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GOP Rep Mike Turner: These Intel Leaks ‘Have to Stop’


Sunday on New York AM 970’s “The Cats Roundtable,” Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH) called for an end to leaks from the intelligence community, and also criticized the intelligence community for communicating through the media. “Everyone agrees that Russia had no ability to affect the outcome [of the election],” Turner told host John Catsimatidis. “The other aspect that we have to be very concerned about [is] the issue of leaks – both leaks of false information, and leaks of classified information,” he added. “We cannot have trust in an intelligence community where their main method of communicating is under the masthead of the Washington Post and the New York Times. These leaks have to stop. They are certainly undermining the credibility of the intelligence community.” Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent
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Samantha Bee: ‘Democrats Suck at Voting’


Wednesday, TBS “Full Frontal” host Samantha Bee slammed Democrats for their poor turnout at the polls, despite being all about #TheResistance, saying, “Democrats suck at voting.” In her monologue, Bee exclaimed, “It’s not enough just to yell your opinions — that’s my job! You need to vote.” “For all their passion and earnestness and mad crafting skills, Democrats suck at voting, especially when it counts the most,” she later said. Bee then urged viewers to get out and vote for Democrats in their congressional elections. Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent
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Coulter: Dems Upset Over Alleged Russian Election Interference Because They Think They’re the Only Ones Allowed to Rig Elections


On Saturday’s “Justice” on Fox News Channel, Ann Coulter, author of “In Trump We Trust: E Pluribus Awesome!” noted the Democratic party’s hypocrisy for being upset over the alleged ties between Russia and President Donald Trump while former DNC Chairwoman Donna Brazile fed Hillary Clinton confidential questions for an upcoming primary debate. “It’s starting to look like the reason the Democrats are so upset about this alleged Russian interference in the election is because they think they are the only ones who should be able to fix elections,” Coulter told host Judge Jeanine Pirro. Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent
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Toure: Trump Too Much of a ‘Joke’ to for Us to Be Concerned About Snoop Dogg Shooting Him in New Video


Saturday in an “AM Joy” discussion about Snoop Dogg’s new music video where the rapper shoots a clown version of President Donald Trump, MSNBC contributor Toure said that Trump is too much of a joke for anyone to be concerned about Snoop Dogg shooting him in a joke video. “Now we see that there is anger at this president and he represents a lot of anger that a lot of black people have, but you can’t take him really seriously because he is a clown. He is a joke,” Toure told host Joy Reid. “To really shoot him in a video would be like, why are you going that far? This man isn’t worthy of all that. So, of course, he makes it a joke,” he added. “There is a lot of anger about him, but he is so ridiculous that he becomes a joke.” Follow Trent Baker on Twitter @MagnifiTrent
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