Trump Praises Cowboys' Jerry Jones For Vow To Bench Players Who Don't Stand For Anthem

After Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones reiterated his vow on Monday to bench any player who chooses to protest during the national anthem by taking a knee, he was praised by President Donald Trump on Twitter, who offered a “big salute” to the billionaire businessman. Jones had said earlier Monday that Trump had personally “reminded” him […]

J.T. Brown Becomes First NHL Player To Protest During National Anthem This Season

Tampa Bay Lightning forward J.T. Brown raised his right fist during the national anthem before a game against the Florida Panthers on Saturday night, becoming the first NHL player this regular season to join the silent protests that have been sweeping the NFL and other U.S. sportingleagues. Unlike Colin Kaepernick, the football player last year who began […]

New York Knicks Lock Arms During National Anthem After NBA Bans Kneeling

The New York Knicks remained standing for the national anthem ahead of their game Tuesday night, but the players linked arms instead of placing their hands over their hearts, as the team had said they would. The Knicks made their announcement in apparent response to the NBA’s memo, reportedly issued last week, that requires all players […]

New York Knicks Lock Arms During National Anthem After NBA Bans Kneeling

The New York Knicks remained standing for the national anthem ahead of their game Tuesday night, but the players linked arms instead of placing their hands over their hearts, as the team had said they would. The Knicks made their announcement in apparent response to the NBA’s memo, reportedly issued last week, that requires all players […]

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Fox Sports: We Will No Longer Air National Anthem Before NFL Games

Fox Sports will no longer air coverage of the national anthem before its NFL games, the network said on Sunday in a statement to Sports Illustrated.  With the exception of the London matchup between the Miami Dolphins and New Orleans Saints, Fox Sports plans to follow “standard procedure” and broadcast regionalized coverage without airing the […]

Ravens' National Anthem Singer Resigns After Fans 'Attack' Player Protesters

After a carefully worded message on Tuesday announcing his resignation as the national anthem singer at Baltimore Ravens home games, combat veteran Joey Odoms made it crystal clear on Wednesday why he’s quitting. “Fans who attack players for protesting (a right in which I fought to defend) but are simply not interested in understanding why, […]

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Aaron Rodgers wants Packers fans to join team in linking arms during national anthem

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers wants fans in the stands at Lambeau Field to join players and coaches in linking arms during the national anthem before the team’s game against the Chicago Bears on Thursday, reports ESPN’s Rob Demovsky. “This is about equality,” Rodgers said Tuesday. “This is about unity and love and growing […]