New Poll: Nearly a third of Americans boycotting NFL over BLM protests

    Players stand in solidarity in protest of shooting of unarmed black men by police

    Nearly one-third of American adults say they are less likely to watch a National Football League game because of the growing number of Black Lives Matter protests that are happening by players on the field, according to a new Rasmussen online/telephone poll.Thirty-two percent of people polled e said they’re willing to skip NFL games this year because of player protests over racial issues. Only 13 percent, says the poll, were more likely to watch the games because of the protests, and 52 percent said the protests had no impact on their viewing decisions.