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One NFL team owner asked players not  to kneel in exchange for donations Diane Weiss/Getty Images
DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 23: The Detroit Lions owner Martha Firestone Ford talks on the sidelines prior to a game against the Washington Redskins at Ford Field on October 23, 2016 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Diane Weiss/Getty Images)

MINNEAPOLIS — Days after linking arms with players during the singing of the national anthem, Detroit Lions owner Martha Ford asked her team not to kneel for the playing of the song during a team meeting last week. In exchange for finding a different way to protest racial injustices around the country, Ford said she would…

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