NFL players are now required to stand and “show respect for the flag” per a new policy adopted by the NFL on Wednesday. The new policy was enacted after TV ratings and ticket sales plunged when multiple NFL players refused to stand during the National Anthem last season.
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ABC is over the whole NFL football kneeling debate. The network cancelled a completed episode of ‘Black-ish’ that dealt with the National Anthem kneeling controversy.
In a rare TV interview, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas expressed concern over millionaire NFL athletes kneeling in protest during the National Anthem.
Oakland A’s catcher Bruce Maxwell was arrested and charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon on Saturday.
Television networks are reeling from declining viewership amid ongoing player protests during NFL games. The networks are going to extremes to conceal NFL players who are protesting President Trump and the American flag during the pre-game national anthem.
Democrats and other liberals took to social media to vent their outrage after the Chicago Bears and Green Bay Packers linked arms rather than bend a knee during the singing of the National Anthem at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin on Thursday.
Several NFL teams are vowing to stand during the national anthem this weekend. Multiple NFL players kneeled during the anthem last Sunday to demonstrate their anti-Trump sentiments. But their protests didn’t go over well with fans.
DirecTV is offering full refunds for “NFL Sunday Ticket” customers who say they are offended by NFL players disrespecting the American flag. DirecTV customers can call or cancel online.
There’s an old saying that goes, “It’s better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.”
Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James removed all doubt when he spent most of his Media Day Q&A session criticizing President Trump and Ohioans who voted for him.
The debate is raging online over Sports Illustrated‘s Photoshopped cover of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell linking arms with Steph Curry and LeBron James.
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones tried to appease everyone by asking his team to kneel down before the national anthem during a Monday Night Football game at the University of Phoenix Stadium, where they took on the Arizona Cardinals.
17 Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville Jaguars players were among the first in the NFL to kneel during the national anthem in defiance of U.S. President Donald Trump.
The 2 teams participated in a special game in London, England on Sunday.
NFL players reacted with rage on Friday after President Trump told NFL bosses to fire players who protest and disrespect the American flag during games.
Trump commented in response to reports that player protests have resulted in low TV ratings and half empty stadiums.
A Detroit Lions season ticket holder was forced to return his season tickets after he posted a Facebook photo calling a black couple “ignorant ni**ers.
Colin Kaepernick wasn’t alone when he protested the national anthem on “Salute the Military” night in Qualcomm Stadium on Thursday night.