NFL players will be encouraged to stand for the national anthem at the start of the football games, the league’s chief told reporters today. After two days of meeting with owners of each NFL team, representatives for the players’ union…
By Joshua Barajas
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he thinks NFL players should stop protesting during the national anthem and instead speak out against domestic violence. The Republican former presidential hopeful sent a letter Monday to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell…
By Todd Richmond, Associated Press
President Donald Trump on Saturday night stoked the controversy over his call for punitive action against NFL players who take a knee or otherwise protest during the national anthem, tweeting anew that they should remain standing out of respect for…
By Associated Press
With his attacks on activist athletes, Trump again plunged into the middle of his favorite kind of drama — personal, aggressive, culturally volatile and entirely of his own making.
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
By Arnie Stapleton, Associated Press
More than 130 National Football League players sat, knelt or raised their fists in defiance during early games on Sunday.
By Associated Press
In a wide-ranging interview posted Monday on Yahoo, Ginsburg said she had the same opinion about flag burning.
By Evie Blad, Education Week
National-anthem protests have spread beyond the NFL and onto the sidelines at high school athletic events. Education Week offers a primer on how schools should respond.
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick made headlines this week when he refused to stand for the national anthem, in protest against injustice he perceives in the U.S. What is the significance of Kaepernick’s actions, and how do they fit…
We're all familiar with Francis Scott Key’s "The Star-Spangled Banner," especially as a ritual opening at our county's favorite sporting events. To celebrate 200-year anniversary, Art Beat shares seven little known facts about the anthem.
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