Vin Scully says he won't watch National Football League games again after player protests

Vin Scully says he won't watch National Football League games again after player protests

Scully turned a few heads past year when he ripped socialism during a game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Milwaukee Brewers.

Former Los Angeles Dodgers announcer Vin Scully has announced that he no longer watches NFL games because he does not approve of players who kneel during the National Anthem.

"I think our clubs all see this the same way - we want our players to stand, we're going to encourage them to stand and we're going to continue to work on these issues in the community", Goodell told reporters after meeting with team owners at the Fall League Meeting in NY.

'But I have overwhelming respect and admiration for anyone who puts on a uniform and goes to war. So the only thing I can do, in my own little way, is not to preach.

Scully made his remarks Saturday night during a speech at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in California after he was asked about the demonstrations made by National Football League players.

Guess he will be sticking to baseball.

Brees, Saints find margin for error in rout of Buccaneers
In the receiving end, Kamara posted 84 yards and a touchdown in six receptions while Michael Thomas had 65 yards in eight catches. Winston has passed for 1,920 yards, 10 touchdowns and six interceptions on the season, which is his third in the league.

The audience reacted to his comment, which came in response to a question from a moderator, with enthusiastic applause.

The 89-year-old Scully was in the Dodgers booth for almost seven decades and became beloved as not just the voice of the team, but of baseball. For decades his voice reverberated through Dodger stadium as fans listened to him on transistor radios.

Scully, 90, spent 67 years as a Dodgers broadcaster.

Those protests have evolved as President Donald Trump weighed in saying that players should be fired for disrespecting the flag.

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick launched the protests in September 2016, claiming he was protesting police brutality against black men.

He remains unsigned and has filed a complaint that team owners colluded against him because of the protests.

Related News:

  • Romelu Lukaku responds to the critics

    After Sunday's 1-0 defeat, the 24-year-old has now gone seven games without a goal despite starting the season in electric form. The performances of both strikers were put under the microscope on Match of the Day 2 by Alan Shearer and Ian Wright.
    US report contradicts Trump team: Warming mostly man-made

    US report contradicts Trump team: Warming mostly man-made

    The White House put out a statement last Friday that seemed to undercut the high level of confidence of the report's findings. Those trends "are expected to continue in the future over climate (multidecadal) timescales".
    Video Shows Man Sneaking Onto Tarmac at Miami International Airport

    Video Shows Man Sneaking Onto Tarmac at Miami International Airport

    It is now unknown whether the man was carrying a weapon, but the Herald's source finds the incident "very concerning" either way. The incident comes after a man was detained by police at the airport on October 25 after causing a scene inside the terminal.
  • Trump in Japan: 'Try building your cars in the US'

    Trump in Japan: 'Try building your cars in the US'

    The U.S. runs deficits with all five countries that Trump will visit in Asia, including a particularly big one with China. Trump has criticized other internationally owned automakers for selling cars in the US that are built overseas.
    Gregg Popovich passes Phil Jackson on National Basketball Association  coaching victories list

    Gregg Popovich passes Phil Jackson on National Basketball Association coaching victories list

    The Spurs won and improved to 6-4 on Sunday, but basketball was the last thing on the minds of Gregg Popovich and his players. He killed 26 and wounded between 15 and 20 more, authorities say, making it the deadliest mass shooting in Texas history.
    Callous Thief Caught On CCTV Stealing Poppy Appeal Tin From Pub

    Callous Thief Caught On CCTV Stealing Poppy Appeal Tin From Pub

    Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting the log reference number 0839 of November. A CALLOUS thief has been spotted pinching a poppy appeal tin from a pub and shoving it down his trousers .
  • Athletics: Farah, Van Niekerk, Barshim up for athlete of year

    Pearson was nominated but not named as a finalist for the prestigious award after a three-way voting process. Pearson stunned global athletics by winning the 100m hurdles at September's world championships in London.
    Former Mossad agents worked on Weinstein's behalf, report claims

    Former Mossad agents worked on Weinstein's behalf, report claims

    Weinstein had hired the firm to find information to block the publication of a Times story documenting the allegations. McGowan had signed a non-disclosure agreement after a legal settlement with Weinstein for his alleged rape of her.
    No. 1 Alabama loses linebackers Hamilton, Wilson to injuries

    No. 1 Alabama loses linebackers Hamilton, Wilson to injuries

    Alabama coach Nick Saban provided updates on linebacker Mack Wilson and star safety Minkah Fitzpatrick on Monday. Dion Hamilton (6'0/232) injured his right knee in the third quarter of Saturday's win over LSU .
  • Drunken Woman Forces Doha-Bali Flight to Divert to Chennai

    Drunken Woman Forces Doha-Bali Flight to Divert to Chennai

    Meanwhile, Qatar Airways Chief Commercial Officer Ehab Amin said that they are happy to start direct flights to Adana. The furious woman turned on her husband and hit him repeatedly.
    Kanye West Kim's Having Sushi But I Got My Own Grub

    Kanye West Kim's Having Sushi But I Got My Own Grub

    Best of both worlds. but not everyone could get away with it. "You dressed me fabulously, I looked wonderful ", she said. Lawrence made the revelation last Thursday when she appeared on the Jimmy Kimmel Live along with Kim, 37.
    House Intel Committee Releases 250-Page Transcript From Carter Page Testimony

    House Intel Committee Releases 250-Page Transcript From Carter Page Testimony

    With his Russian Federation ties under scrutiny, Page said in September 2016 that he was taking a leave from the campaign. Page acknowledged that he received an email from Papadopoulos a year ago that made a reference to the professor.


Most liked

Jhanvi's debut to release before Sara's film?
Sairat directed by Nagraj Manjule introduced young actor Akash Thosar and Rinku Rajguru to the world of Marathi cinema. Jhanvi and Ishaan are among the array of celebrity kids who are gearing up for their dreamlike Bollywood debut.

NASA boycott will ruin economy, say Safaricom dealers
Nasa leader Raila Odinga says the boycott will be widened to cover other firms the Opposition accuses of working with Jubilee. Through national chairman Alfred Nyangweso, the agents said the call was tantamount to sabotaging the economy.

Who made cut for Major League Baseball award finalists | Yankees up for 3
As for the AL MVP race, Judge joined Houston's Jose Altuve , who is the favorite, and Cleveland's Jose Ramirez . While he led the league with 208 strikeouts, Judge also led the league in runs, walks and home runs.

Marouane Fellaini to Sue New Balance Over Its Cleats
Besiktas have won the league title for the past two seasons and are now first in the Champions League Group G with 10 points after four games.

Conte batte Mou e il Chelsea respinge l'assalto del Milan
Al momento nella competizione europea si trova secondo dietro ai giallorossi e reduce dalla sconfitta dell'Olimpico per 3-0. La partita di questa sera del Milan con il Sassuolo potrebbe essere decisiva per il futuro di Vincenzo Montella .

9-year-old with cancer just wants cards for Christmas
His family has made a decision to plan an early Christmas for Jacob, so that they can all enjoy their last Christmas together. So Jacob's Family chose to decorate his room like a winter wonderland.

Province to designate distracted driving high-risk behaviour
He says distracted driving will be designated as "high-risk driving behaviour" under the ICBC Driver Risk Premium Program. The government says once implemented, the changes will add about $3 to $5-million in additional premiums each year.

Anil Ambani's RCom signs MoU to sell DTH biz to Veecon Media
The successful culmination of the transaction is subject to the requisite approvals from licensors, regulatory authorities, and lenders of RCom .

Dallas Man Arrested After Making Threats At White House
The Secret Service has arrested a man who allegedly traveled to the White House with the intention of "killing all white police". After finding Arega's hotel room to be empty police contacted the Secret Service.

Anushka's first look in 'Bhagmati' to be out tomorrow
Director Ashok thanked UV Creations for giving him such huge project. "Stay Blessed! Anushka Shetty (sic)". The much awaited first look of " Bhaagamathie " starring Anushka in titular character is out.

Keane earns England call as Southgate waits on Kane update
Alli, who has scored seven goals in 16 appearances for Spurs this season, including four in his last four games. That is why the squad is so important and everyone feels part of the team.

Analyst Opinion Summary: ASML Holding NV (ASML), The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW)
It is positive, as 43 investors sold SHW shares while 224 reduced holdings. 129 funds opened positions while 634 raised stakes. Lombard Odier Asset Mngmt (Usa) Corp holds 0.84% of its portfolio in Sherwin-Williams Co (NYSE: SHW ) for 30,100 shares.

Active Stocks in Review: Broadcom Limited (AVGO), Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (CMG)
Investors look at the Volatility 12m to determine if a company has a low volatility percentage or not over the course of a year. Nantahala Capital Management Llc bought 707,483 shares as the company's stock declined 9.51% while stock markets rallied.

Abbotsford police officer shot
Police officers were called and Rich says after an exchange of gunfire an officer was taken to hospital with serious injuries. The suspect is a male in his sixties from Alberta and was transported to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Institutional Investors Are Betting On CBL & Associates Properties Inc (NYSE:CBL)
The investment professionals in our partner's database now own: 168.52 million shares, up from 150.47 million shares in 2017Q1. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its position in CBL & Associates Properties by 8.6% during the 2nd quarter.