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Muslim US Football Player Penalized for Prayer Gesture

A Muslim player in the U.S. National Football League was penalized in a game on Monday for kneeling and praying after scoring a touchdown, but the league has since admitted that calling a penalty at the time was a mistake. Husain Abdullah of the Kansas City Chiefs was penalized for "unsportsmanlike conduct" after sliding to his knees in prayer to celebrate his touchdown in Monday's game. Abdullah said after the game he thought he was penalized for sliding, although the...

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