Anthem Protests

Fergie Apologizes for Botched National Anthem Performance

Fergie is now apologizing after the criticism she received for her national anthem performance at last night's NBA All-Star game, but asserts her …

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The NBA is not afraid to lead on social justice

NBA stars are not afraid to speaktheir minds.<p>They have worn "I can't breathe" shirts during pregame warm-ups to support the Black Lives Matter movement.<p>LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony and Chris Paul, while onstage at the ESPYs in July 2016,decried police shootings of people of color, and …

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Professional Athlete Who Protested During National Anthem Will Now No Longer Kneel

The Oakland Athletics catcher who made headlines last year for becoming the first MLB player to kneel during the national anthem will stand for the …

Conservative View

Kobe Bryant defends Colin Kaepernick, would have protested national anthem too

Kobe Bryant said he would have protested the national anthem and taken a knee if he was still playing in the NBA.<p>Colin Kaepernick famously started a …

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Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant Reiterates He Would Participate In National Anthem Protests If Still Playing

One of the biggest stories over the past year that has stretched beyond the realm of sports has been the protests...

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What’s the Deal With This 9 mm Handgun Casually Engraved With the Word STAND?

Exciting news from the world of guns: New Hampshire–based firearms manufacturer Sig Sauer has issued a new 9 mm handgun with the word <i>STAND</i> emblazoned …

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NFL News: Poll Reveals Reason For Declining NFL TV Ratings

A survey of 2,000 representative U.S. consumers by international investment bank and brokerage firm UBS Securities purports to reveal why National …

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I'm a veteran and kneeling during national anthem doesn't disrespect me

CLOSE<p>If performing for one of the largest audiences in the world is not already enough pressure, imagine doing it with the flu.That’s what Grammy …

Black Lives Matter

Chicago PD Season 5 Episode 14 Review: Anthem

Delivering storylines stripped from the headlines is one of Dick Wolf's specialties.<p>And briefly, it works well for Chicago PD Season 5 Episode 14, …

NRA TV host blames Edwin Jackson’s death on NFL players kneeling during anthem

Think that Trump blaming immigrants is a bad take? You haven’t seen anything yet<p>On Tuesday, President Donald Trump took a tragic news story and addressed it, simply because it fit his anti-immigrant narrative. On Wednesday, NRA TV — yes, the National Rifle Association — took it further, trying to …

U.S. Politics

Super Bowl Ratings The Lowest In Eight Years: Did A Conservative Boycott Doom The Broadcast

The Super Bowl ratings are in, and it turns out they’re the lowest they’ve been in eight years. And in what could spell bad news for the National …

NFL

UBS survey: NFL player protests was top reason people watched less NFL

Super Bowl 52, a close thriller between the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles, drew 103.4 million total viewers—enough to land it in the …

NFL

At least three Eagles players will boycott the visit to the White House, and we get it

On February 4th, the Philadelphia Eagles won their first Super Bowl ever. To celebrate their championship, the team will get a variety of rewards, …

Donald Trump

Richmond Torches Trump: ‘Irrelevant’ to the NFL

‘Trump’s probably still bitter he couldn’t have a team,’ Black Caucus chairman says<p>Congressional Black Caucus Chairman Rep. Cedric Richmond said …

Politics

Malia Obama Declaring War On Rosa Parks’ Granddaughter Over Pro-Donald Trump Remarks Is Fake News

Malia Obama declaring war on Rosa Parks’ granddaughter over pro-President Donald Trump remarks is <b>fake news</b>. There is <b>no truth</b> to a report that Obama …

Fake News

Donald Trump just accused Democrats of treason for not applauding him

Donald Trump has accused Democrats of being "un-American" and maybe even treasonous for failing to applaud him during his State of the Union …

Donald Trump

People are not happy Donald Trump is politicizing Edwin Jackson’s death

Donald Trump is politicizing the death of Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin Jackson, who was killed on Sunday.<p>Indianapolis Colts linebacker Edwin …

Donald Trump

Restaurants in Small Alabama Town of Daphne Refuse to Show Super Bowl

"I'm losing business to do this."

Conservative View

Trump reignites national anthem controversy for Super Bowl

WASHINGTON – President Trump reignited the NFL national anthem controversy Sunday with a Super Bowl statement honoring the Armed Forces.<p>“Their …

Super Bowl

After enduring Trump’s criticism, some Eagles are skipping White House visit

Historically, winners of the Super Bowl would gleefully look into a camera to announce their upcoming trip to Disney World to continue their celebration.<p>But in the Trump era, an increasingly common announcement that winners of the big game are making — sometimes even before kickoff — is that they …

U.S. Politics

Anti-Trump ESPN writer: Trump used ‘racial pornography’ to ‘stoke his base’

During a discussion with Al Sharpton on MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation,” ESPN writer Jemele Hill — who gained notoriety for calling President Donald Trump a “white supremacist” on Twitter last year — described Trump’s stance on the NFL national anthem protests as “racial pornography” to “stoke his …

Conservative View

'Superman' Actor Wasn't at the Super Bowl, But Watch How His Family Reacts When National Anthem Plays

“Superman” Dean Cain wasn't at the Super Bowl but not being in Minneapolis didn't stop his family from showing their respect for the national …

Conservative View

Before Super Bowl, Trump renews disdain for kneeling players

Two hours before the Super Bowl kickoff on Sunday, President Trump issued an official statement of good wishes that was heavy on implied criticism -- directed at his frequent foils among the players who’ve knelt during the national anthem to protest racial inequality and police brutality.<p>The White …

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President Trump calls no players kneeling at Super Bowl an improvement

President Donald Trump took another swipe at the NFL and its players during a speech in Ohio on Monday.<p>Trump's opening remarks included this: "We've made a lot of improvement, haven't we? There was no kneeling at the Super Bowl."<p>Just after Super Bowl LII ended, Trump tweeted a brief congratulatory …

Sports

Trump Still Harping On About Anthem Protests, But What Is Really Responsible For The NFL’s Rating Decline?

This Sunday, before the Super Bowl began, President Trump issued the following statement [via CNN]:<p>“Though many of our nation’s service members are …

Liberal View

Farmingdale Restaurant Continues NFL Boycott On Super Bowl Sunday

Woody's Roadside Tavern hasn't shown an NFL game since November in the wake of the furor over players kneeling for the national anthem.<p>FARMINGDALE, …

Veterans Day

Did anyone kneel during the 2018 Super Bowl? Regardless, Twitter stepped in

Whether or not you’re a fan of football, there’s been a lot in the news recently about NFL players kneeling during the National Anthem, and the …

NFL

Super Bowl 2018 commercials steer clear of politics after Donald Trump's interference in NFL season

While politics has seeped onto the football field during the NFL season, Super Bowl advertisers have opted to stay far away from anything divisive as …

UK Politics

Philadelphia Eagles win Super Bowl LII

The Philadelphia Eagles have won Super Bowl LII, beating the New England Patriots.

NFL

Cardi B: I’ll perform at Super Bowl halftime show ‘when they hire Colin Kaepernick back’

Rapper Cardi B quipped that she will not perform at a Super Bowl halftime show unless NFL free agent Colin Kaepernick gets hired by a team.<p>The …

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