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Ken Belson

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Ken Belson Covers the National Football League for the New York Times.

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Colin Kaepernick  took a knee  instead of saluting the flag. Will he ever play again in the National Football League? Gregg Popovich has called President Trump a " soulless coward ."

Sports… politics and patriotism

Colin Kaepernick took a knee instead of saluting the flag. Will he ever play again in the National Football League? Gregg Popovich has called President Trump a " soulless coward ."

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Before the Super Bowl, President Trump predicted an eight-point win for the New England Patriots.

Politics were unavoidable in this year's Super Bowl

Before the Super Bowl, President Trump predicted an eight-point win for the New England Patriots.

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As workers battle to cool spent fuel rods and damaged reactors, Japan's nuclear safety agency  raised the assessment  of danger to 5 on a scale of 7.

The Nuclear Danger Escalates in Japan

As workers battle to cool spent fuel rods and damaged reactors, Japan's nuclear safety agency raised the assessment of danger to 5 on a scale of 7.

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