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Cape Coral bar will not show NFL games over national anthem protests

Posted at 11:03 PM, Aug 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-13 23:03:35-04

If you want to watch NFL games at "Nevermind" bar in Cape Coral, you're out of luck.

The bar's owner, Shannon Yates, wrote on Facebook, "Until these young men wake up and respect our flag, not one game will be played."

He now has signs up at the bar, making his stance known.

Yates says the decision was made after seeing players kneel during the national anthem in the preseason.

The bar paid for the NFL Sunday ticket, so it could show every NFL game.  It won't buy the package this year.  Instead, Yates says he will donate the money to local high schools.