Tag Archives: The Star-Spangled Banner

30Oct/17

Most of NFL’s Houston Texans kneel during anthem to protest owner Bob McNair

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, UNITED STATES (OCTOBER 29, 2017) (NBC) – Most of the National Football League’s Houston Texans team knelt in protest as the national anthem was played for Sunday’s game in Seattle, an apparent rebuke of team owner Bob McNair for his remark about “inmates running the prison.” Continue reading

10Oct/17

White House supports NFL moves on anthem

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says the administration would support the NFL asking players to stand and defended Vice President Mike Pence’s tax-payer funded visit to a Sunday game that he left after the anthem was played in what critics say was a publicity stunt. Continue reading

27Sep/17

Trump “forced black athletes to take action’ – Brees

U.S. President Donald Trump “forced black athletes to take action” with kneeling protest, says New Orleans saints quarterback Drew Brees.
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05Sep/16

San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick speaks to reporters following second anthem protest

Quarterback pledges one million dollars to charity as his protest continues
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