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Police union tells officers to return their Miami Dolphins tickets for refunds

Police union tells officers to return their Miami Dolphins tickets for refunds

As a result, the BCPBA will no longer participate in this ticket program, and we are asking all of our members, as well as members of the Dade County PBA and Palm Beach County PBA, not to participate either.

Dolphins coach Adam Gase has said he was not telling his players what to do during the anthem and the team did not have a policy regarding anthem protests before Thursday night's game.

The PBA posted on its Facebook page that it is encouraging its members to call the team's ticket office and request a refund. At that point, the league asked players to stand respectfully for the anthem, or stay in the locker room if they felt standing at attention wasn't the right path. Players chafed and the NFL Players Assn. filed a grievance on the issue, saying player civil rights were being violated.

Two Dolphins players made a decision to kneel before their game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, despite the controversy surrounding the action.

Friday morning, President Donald Trump-who has waged war with the National Football League over the anthem protests-chastised the players and implored them to, "Be happy!" "We entered into this partnership with the understanding that the Dolphins organization would require their players to stand for the national anthem". "Numerous players, from different teams, wanted to show their "outrage" at something that majority are unable to define".

"Be happy, be cool!"

"Most of that money goes to the players anyway", he continued. But the president took it one step further by threatening the players to either stand during the anthem or facing getting suspended without pay.

As the peaceful protests, conducted predominantly by black athletes, expanded, Trump began lashing out, criticising the kneeling as "disgraceful".

Jordan was one of the several Saints players to sit during the anthem last season, and he also had talks with quarterback Drew Brees about promoting social justice, TMZ reports.

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