The National Football League rejected a full-page Super Bowl program ad containing the phrase “#PleaseStand,” which was submitted by the nonprofit American Veterans (AMVETS).
President Donald Trump was first runner-up for Time’s “Person of the Year” in 2017 behind women who have come forward with their stories of being sexually harassed.
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.
President Donald Trump renewed his feud with NFL players who don’t stand for the playing of the national anthem on Monday, tweeting Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch should be suspended for the rest of the season if he does it again.
GQ Magazine has named former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick as its “citizen of the year.”
Colin Kaepernick is out of the NFL, but he has just inked a $1 million book deal in the wake of the protest movement he began last year by kneeling during the playing of the national anthem.
Former President Jimmy Carter said in a new interview he wished NFL players who protest during the national anthem would find a “different way” to demonstrate rather than kneeling.
Fox Sports reporter Erin Andrews on Wednesday appeared on Sports Illustrated’s “Off the Board With Jimmy Traina” podcast, where she explained why she refuses to weigh in on political issues.
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett on Wednesday compared NFL team owners saying they will bench players who kneel during the national anthem to the Dred Scott case, a landmark Supreme Court decision in 1857.