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Watch: 8-year-old football players take knee during national anthem

An entire Illinois football team of players aged 8 and younger took a knee rather than stand for the national anthem prior to Sunday’s game in Belleville, KTVI-TV reported.<p>“One of the kids asked me, did I see them protesting and rioting in St. Louis,” Orlando Gooden, coach of the Cahokia …

Conservative View

Chris Long to donate first six game checks to fund Charlottesville scholarships

The Eagles DE is making the donations in response to the racial violence in his hometown<p>Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Chris Long watched Charlottesville, Virginia -- his home town -- get plunged into turmoil in August when white supremacists took to the streets in protest and violence erupted. …

Football (U.S.)

NFL ratings down as new season begins

The NFL season just kicked off and already the league’s ratings are off to bad start.<p>The season’s opening game between the New England Patriots and …

Colin Kaepernick

Youth Football Players Near St. Louis Kneel During National Anthem

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ/AP) —</b> As protests continue in St. Louis in the wake of the acquittal of a white ex-police officer who shot and killed a black man in …

Policing

Scotiabank Skaters

Calling all minor hockey players! Enter for your chance to participate in the Senators pre-game show as part of the Scotiabank Skaters …

Bay Street

NFL players now taking their protests onto the field

The NFL would prefer the players’ now-ubiquitous protests take a back seat to the action this season, but it looks like the league won’t get its wish.<p>…

Michael Bennett

NFL team values rise, Dallas Cowboys worth $4.8B: Forbes

The National Football League’s business is booming despite the highly-publicized debates surrounding National Anthem protests, ongoing player safety concerns and sagging television ratings.<p>The average NFL franchise’s value rose 8% to $2.5 billion this year, according to Forbes’ latest calculations. …

Business

Ticket Central Group Tickets | Atlanta Hawks

Anthem Buddies<p>Up to 12 people from your group get to join the team during the singing of our National Anthem!<p>Benchwarmers<p>Warm up the bench for the …

Atlanta Hawks

Mike McCready Channels Jimi Hendrix With National Anthem At Seahawks Game

On Sunday, CenturyLink Field in Seattle the Seahawks held their home opener against the San Francisco 49ers. Pearl Jam guitarist <b>Mike McCready</b> opened …

Jimi Hendrix

Slaves and the National Anthem & other notable comments

<b>Libertarian: In Defense of ‘The Star-Spangled Banner’</b><p>A statue honoring Francis Scott Key, author of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” was vandalized last …

Opinion

Chris Rock Says Colin Kaepernick 'Shouldn't Be Denied the Right To Ever Play Again'

Former 49ers quarterback admonished for kneeling during the National Anthem is still out of a job<p>Like a lot of football fans, Chris Rock is over the …

Entertainment

Poll: National anthem protests to blame for NFL's low ratings

The poll shows that national anthem protests at fault for NFL's dropping ratings.

Donald Trump

Teacher in trouble for reaction to 6th grader refusing to stand for National Anthem

A Michigan teacher has put on leave for trying to force a kid to stand up for the Pledge of Allegiance.<p>Watch below:<p>A Farmington Public Schools middle …

Conservative View

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Acapella group "The Georgetown Chimes" sing the national anthem at Nationals Park<p>©2017 MLB Advanced Media, L.P. All rights reserved. Terms of Use | …

MLB Advanced Media

National Anthem by Pete Seeger | Smithsonian Folkways

Video<p>Pete Seeger Sings the U.S. National Anthem at the Ralph Rinzler Memorial in 1995.

Smithsonian

‘Merica: Black Folks Sit Out Anthem, Lions Fan Calls Them “Ni**er, Fan Loses Season Tickets

<i>Image via Dave Reginek/Getty Images</i><p>Detroit Lions Fan Loses Season Tickets Over Racist Snapchat Rant<p>Obvious reasons notwithstanding, racists and …

Customers Outraged After Buffalo Wild Wings Employee Silences National Anthem

<b>EASTVALE (CBSLA.com)</b> — The National Anthem is the focus of controversy again, this time in Riverside County.<p>Customers at a Buffalo Wild Wings in …

Jeffrey Lurie: National Anthem Protestors Are Not 'Very Respectful'

Philadelphia Eagles owner Jeffrey Lurie, who bristled at the notion Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed by the NFL, has spoken out against the free-agent quarterback's method of protest.<p>"I don’t think anybody who is protesting the national anthem … is very respectful," Lurie said in an interview …

Michael Vick

The League May Become Intertwined With Political Activism Like Never Before

It’s Labor Day 2017 and the summer is wrapping up following months of political strife, protests and tragedy. The turmoil reached a boiling point …

Basketball

Lions ban fan who posted racist comments on Snapchat

<i>Allen Park</i> — The Detroit Lions have taken swift and decisive action against a season-ticket holder who posted a racially charged video on social …

Detroit

Detroit Lions ban season-ticket holder for calling fans N-word on social media

A Detroit Lions fan has forfeited his season tickets and is banned from future events at Ford Field after he posted a Snapchat photo using the N-word …

Detroit Lions

NFL players say national anthem protests are 'basically dead'

During the NFL preseason, it seemed as if national anthem protests were destined to increase this year. White players started to join their black …

Complete Week-One List of Anti-American Black Racists in NFL

Complete Week-One List of Anti-American Black Racists in NFL Colin Kaepernick isn’t the only pseudo-black racist in the NFL. No, the league has a …

Colin Kaepernick

9/14/17 - Dallas Cowboys + National Anthem protests + anti-racism banner at Fenway

Dallas Cowboys

Vandals Deface Statue of National Anthem Author F.S. Key in Baltimore Insider

<b>'He's Not a General': Rep. Luis Gutierrez Hits Back at 'Mean' John Kelly</b><p><b>FL Chainsaw Nun: Viral Video Shows God 'Can Bring Good Out of Tragedy'</b><p>Baltimore's monument to the man who wrote the "Star-Spangled Banner" was defaced Tuesday night, with the words "Racist Anthem" scrawled in black.<p>The phrase …

Policing

Going Out Of Business: Racist Dragged For Posting Slurs About Couple Who Refused To Stand For National Anthem

#DavidDoptis Racist comments like this deserve to be viral..Welcome to #BlackTwitter ✊ #RoastHim pic.twitter.com/J82LksSZx1<p>— Mr. Engram …

Racism

Courtney Takes Her Shot at The Title This Weekend!

Mario and Courtney are heading to Vegas this weekend for the huge Golovkin vs Canelo fight at the T-Mobile Arena. But, Courtney is a little nervous …

T-Mobile Arena

Darryl Strawberry To NFL Players: Don't Engage In Politics

As Colin Kaepernick’s journey in political activism continues to grow, plenty of retired and active players have shown their distain over his …

Colin Kaepernick

Singing sensation Kayla Hruby on her sudden fame: ‘It’s crazy’

DENVER — Broomfield High School senior Kayla Hruby has gained national fame after her stirring rendition of the national anthem before the Broncos’ …

Denver

A Couple of Thoughts for the White Man from Detroit Who Hates Black People Protesting the National Anthem

A Metro Detroit business owner is catching some serious heat for a racist Facebook post in which he used the n-word to call out a black couple …

African-American News