National Anthem

NFL to Play “Black National Anthem” Before Week 1 Games NFL NFL to Play “Black National Anthem” Before Week 1 Games , Editor 6:37pm, July 2

Get ready. The national anthem protests popularized by former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick during the 2016 preseason and…

Removing Our National Anthem from Sports Would Be a Disgrace National Removing Our National Anthem from Sports Would Be a Disgrace , Editor 11:00am, July 2

I still feel the tingle on my neck. Nothing compared to September nights in Western Pennsylvania when "The Star-Spangled Banner"…

Colin Kaepernick Is Coming to Netflix: Here’s What To Expect NFL Colin Kaepernick Is Coming to Netflix: Here’s What To Expect , Editor 5:33pm, June 29

Few professional athletes will ever be as polarizing as Colin Kaepernick. From his record-setting days with the Nevada Wolfpack to…

Pro Softball Players Quit After Team’s “Disgusting” Anthem Tweet College Softball Pro Softball Players Quit After Team’s “Disgusting” Anthem Tweet , Staff Writer 2:08pm, June 23

Professional softball players have worked their butts off to elevate their sport over the last decade. The Women's College World…

Entire Baseball Team Kneels for National Anthem Before Season Opener High School Entire Baseball Team Kneels for National Anthem Before Season Opener , Senior Writer 11:47am, June 16

Sports are slowly but surely returning after the coronavirus pandemic and COVID-19 outbreak. It’s an exciting time, no doubt, and…

Roger Goodell: “We Were Wrong,” Vows to Protest With NFL Players NFL Roger Goodell: “We Were Wrong,” Vows to Protest With NFL Players , 9:06pm, June 5

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says the league was wrong for not listening to players fighting for…

Whitney Houston’s Super Bowl National Anthem Brought America Together National Whitney Houston’s Super Bowl National Anthem Brought America Together , Senior Writer 4:42pm, June 5

Listening to Whitney Houston was a treat. It still is today, even years after her tragic death. The power and…

Drew Brees Slammed for ‘Disrespecting the Flag’ Comments NFL Drew Brees Slammed for ‘Disrespecting the Flag’ Comments , 10:21am, June 4

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As athletes and sports organizations around the world speak out against racial injustice in the wake…

Colin Kaepernick Supports Protests: “We Have The Right to Fight Back!” National Colin Kaepernick Supports Protests: “We Have The Right to Fight Back!” , Editor 12:57pm, May 29

The protests boiling after George Floyd's death turned Minneapolis, Minnesota, upside down. Governor Tim Walz activated 500 National Guard troops…

Colin Kaepernick’s Net Worth: No NFL? No Problem NFL Colin Kaepernick’s Net Worth: No NFL? No Problem , Staff Writer 12:15pm, May 28

Colin Kaepernick will probably never play in the National Football League again. One knee during the national anthem of the…

3-Year-Old Sings National Anthem Like a Real ‘American Idol’ College Basketball 3-Year-Old Sings National Anthem Like a Real ‘American Idol’ , Senior Writer 1:15pm, April 8

No matter the time of year, “The Star-Spangled Banner” is the most common tradition in American sports. It has had…

Football Team Sings National Anthem After Being Told It Wouldn’t Be Played High School Football Team Sings National Anthem After Being Told It Wouldn’t Be Played , Senior Writer 11:00am, April 3

A sporting event without “The Star-Spangled Banner” is like a peanut butter sandwich without jelly. Sure, those two things don’t…

NFL Veteran Claims National Anthem Protests Ended His Career NFL NFL Veteran Claims National Anthem Protests Ended His Career , Editor 3:15pm, April 2

Former NFL cornerback Antonio Cromartie was one of the league's elite defenders. In his prime, Cromartie went to three-straight Pro…

Man Fractures Boy’s Skull for “Disrespecting” National Anthem National Man Fractures Boy’s Skull for “Disrespecting” National Anthem , Editor 12:45pm, March 20

Political arguments have become more ridiculous than this woman explaining what 'miles per hour' really means. Everywhere you look, people…

“Get the F*** Out Now”: Coach Destroys Anthem Protests in Viral Video National “Get the F*** Out Now”: Coach Destroys Anthem Protests in Viral Video , Editor 4:55pm, February 25

It's been three years since former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick first knelt during the national anthem protesting police…

Special Olympics Athlete Sings National Anthem for Sold-Out Crowd Big Ten Special Olympics Athlete Sings National Anthem for Sold-Out Crowd , Editor 5:54pm, February 20

As the story goes, State College, Pennsylvania was dubbed "Happy Valley" because of the town avoiding the economic downturn caused…

Chaka Khan Butchers National Anthem Performance NBA Chaka Khan Butchers National Anthem Performance , Editor 2:26pm, February 17

The Star-Spangled Banner is the most recognizable song in the United States aside from, I guess, the Happy Birthday jingle.…

Colin Kaepernick’s Memoir Will Come Out Later This Year NFL Colin Kaepernick’s Memoir Will Come Out Later This Year , Staff Writer 2:58pm, February 13

Colin Kaepernick may not be playing football for an NFL team anytime soon, but his bank account doesn't seem to…

Colin Kaepernick’s Net Worth: No NFL? No Problem NFL Colin Kaepernick’s Net Worth: No NFL? No Problem , Staff Writer 12:15pm, May 28

Colin Kaepernick will probably never play in the National Football League again. One knee during the national anthem of the…