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Fox’s Brit Hume: Since When Is Player Behavior The NFL’s Problem? (Video)

| by Sarah Fruchtnicht

Fox News contributor Brit Hume says he wants to know when it became the NFL’s problem what criminal behavior its players engage in.

During an appearance on “Fox News Sunday,” Hume asked “Since when is it the job of a sports league to police the private conduct or misconduct of the players off the field, outside the realm of football?”

“This is something relatively new,” he added. “Now, obviously the league and its individual teams have a reputation to protect and brands to protect.”

“So my sense about this is this will come down to the sponsors,” he continued. “When the sponsors start to bail in large numbers, and you’re seeing a trickle of this already, things will start to change.”

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