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K-State players end threat of boycott over Floyd tweet

Added 07-03-20 11:03:02pm EST - “Kansas State football players have called off a threatened boycott in response to an insensitive tweet by a student about the death of George Floyd.” - Washingtontimes.com

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MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) - Kansas State football players have called off a threatened boycott in response to an insensitive tweet by a student about the death of George Floyd.

The decision, announced on social media by several players, follows moves by the school to address diversity concerns.

“We appreciate the diligent work of our university and athletics administration as we work through these important issues,” according to the letter posted on Twitter. “The plans and action items released Wednesday are great first steps in our goal of defeating hate and racism on our campus, and therefore, we have decided to return to workouts with our teammates.

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