U.S. Soccer Orders All Players To ‘Stand Respectfully’ For National Anthem

A recent amendment to U.S. Soccer Federation regulations requires all players to “stand respectfully” when the national anthem is played at games. The change came after Megan Rapinoe, currently a U.S. Women’s National Team member, protested inequality in America by kneeling while the song played before at least three matches last year. The new regulation […]

Seahawks To Stand, Lock Arms During National Anthem

The Seattle Seahawks will present a united front during the playing of the national anthem prior to Sunday’s season opener against the Miami Dolphins. Wide receiver Doug Baldwin unveiled the team’s plans via a video posting on his Twitter page, saying the Seahawks “have chosen to stand and interlock arms in unity.” Martin Luther King […]

Why Colin Kaepernick Refused To Stand For The National Anthem Before A 49ers Preseason Game

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand for the playing of the national anthem before the team’s Friday night preseason game against the Green Bay Packers, and on Saturday, he explained why. “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and […]

Do You Know What These Famous Acronyms Stand For?

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