Smith said National Football League stars drawing attention to racial injustice suffered by minorities were in no way "disrespecting our country or our flag" by refusing to stand for the anthem.
The NFL gave up its federal tax-exempt status in 2015, according to media reports, although US states and localities still offer the multi-billion dollar league tax breaks in order to attract teams and to finance stadiums.
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Smith said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFL Management Council chair John Mara had assured union leaders last week players' rights to protest would be respected "without retribution". "If there's anything that is disrespectful to the flag, then we will not play", Jones said after the Cowboys' 35-31 defeat to the Green Bay Packers.
Players across the league have since taken up Kaepernick's protest, drawing ire from those who think they are disrespecting the American flag.
Fifteen players from the 49ers were seen kneeling during the anthem, protesting for racial inequality.
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But the best chance fell to Emmanuel Toku, who was found free in the penalty box through a cross by Sadiq Ibrahim from right wing. Ghana had to finish the game with 10 men after defender Abdul Yusif picked up a head injury failing to continue the game.
In a separate Twitter post on Tuesday, Trump excoriated Hill, saying that with her "at the mike, it is no wonder ESPN ratings have 'tanked, ' in fact, tanked so badly it is the talk of the industry!"
Smith thinks Trump's motives for blasting the National Football League protests are less than pure. "I stand with President Trump, I stand with our soldiers, and I will always stand for our Flag and our National Anthem".
But on Sunday, Jones emphatically announced that any players from his team who "disrespected" the national anthem by not standing would not play.
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