7 months NFL scraps music show press conference MB |Sports
The NFL on Tuesday cancelled its traditional pre-Super Bowl press conference with stars of its halftime show amid reported criticism in the music world over the treatment of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Three-time Grammy Award-winning band Maroon 5 will headline the halftime concert in Atlanta on Sunday, one of the highlights of the biggest event on the US sporting calendar. Usually, the musical acts due to perform at the Super Bowl hold a media conference on the Friday before the sporting showpiece. However the NFL confirmed in a statement on Wednesday that no press conference would ... more