The ratings are in, and a lot more people watched Monday night’s college football national title game than Oprah Winfrey’s buzzy speech at Sunday’s Golden Globes.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday expressed his disapproval with the National Football League and its owners over reports that they may institute changes to the league’s national anthem policy next season if the current protests continue.
GQ Magazine has named former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick as its “citizen of the year.”
The California chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is calling on lawmakers to strip “The Star-Spangled Banner” of its status as the national anthem.
A group of NFL owners and players are scheduled to meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday, but they will not discuss a potential rule change pertaining to the national anthem, according to a report.
Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL, claiming team owners colluded to keep him out of the league because of his protests during the national anthem before games.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive lineman Gerald McCoy said Wednesday that he thinks there will “be an uproar” if NFL players are forced to stand for the national anthem.
An ESPN host on Monday compared Jerry Jones, owner of the Dallas Cowboys, to a slave owner for his response to national anthem protests in the NFL, just hours after ESPN suspended another network host for attacking Jones on social media and threatening to boycott his advertisers.