It league accused Kaepernick of not showing up for the event. Kaepernick hasn’t played in the league since the 2016 season — when he first sat during the playing of the anthem. He has said the protest evolved into kneeling after onetime Seattle Seahawk and Green Beret Nate Boyer persuaded him it would be more respectful to the nation’s military. … [Read more...] about ‘We’ve Moved On’ From Colin Kaepernick, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Says
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For the question “Is it OK for NFL players to kneel during the national anthem to protest police killings of African Americans?” both male and female respondents agreed that it was, by a margin of 52 percent to 37 percent (male) and 52 percent to 34 percent (female). Younger respondents tended to be more favorable to the idea, with 68 percent of those 18-29 agreeing that it was. That number steadily declined to 36 percent of respondents over 65. … [Read more...] about POLL: Majority Of Americans Support NFL National Anthem Protests
Sundays are when we put on someone else’s jersey, slap some paint on our face, align with the tribe, scream ourselves hoarse, and escape from reality for a few hours. A majority of Broncos fans don’t want to be reminded during the national pastime that their nation has problems. … [Read more...] about Keeler: The Denver Broncos who kneel during the National Anthem don’t hate America. Or the troops. Or you.
The NBA seems to be looking at the NFL as a cautionary tale, as the NFL has dealt with some sponsors pulling their advertisements from games, a decline in viewership and game attendance, and fans burning their gear in protest of the players who refused to stand for the anthem. … [Read more...] about NBA Memo: Players, Coaches Must Stand for National Anthem or Face Consequences
In addition, both teams who faced the New Yorkers also protested with the Dolphins locking arms with owner Steve Ross, while the Philadelphia Eagles stood with arms linked during the anthem. … [Read more...] about A League in Defiance: Protests Against President Trump Spread Throughout the NFL