National Anthem

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 , Editor 10:25am, September 14

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

High Schooler Salutes National Anthem When No One Was Looking High School High Schooler Salutes National Anthem When No One Was Looking , 1:44pm, September 9

South Davidson High School football player Jacob Pope was on his way to practice. Suddenly, the North Carolina teen heard…

Kaepernick Sat Exactly 4 Years Ago, And His Message is Louder Than Ever NFL Kaepernick Sat Exactly 4 Years Ago, And His Message is Louder Than Ever , 10:37am, August 27

The following article was originally published August 27, 2016. With COVID-19 dominating the news, we felt it was important to…

Who Is Baker Mayfield’s Wife? NFL Who Is Baker Mayfield’s Wife? , 2:13pm, August 24

He's controversial to some and a living legend to others. In Cleveland, he's the savior that city craved in the…

World War II Veteran Plays National Anthem on His Harmonica National World War II Veteran Plays National Anthem on His Harmonica , Editor 11:55am, August 19

When it comes to playing the national anthem before a sporting event, there is no universally correct way to do…

3-Year-Old Boy Crushes National Anthem Performance College Basketball 3-Year-Old Boy Crushes National Anthem Performance , Editor 4:58pm, August 14

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

Popovich, Isaac Stand for National Anthem in NBA Bubble NBA Popovich, Isaac Stand for National Anthem in NBA Bubble , 11:56am, August 1

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Isaac stood, and stood out. And later Friday, Gregg Popovich and Becky Hammon…

NBA Players, Coaches Kneel During National Anthem NBA NBA Players, Coaches Kneel During National Anthem , 9:14am, July 31

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Black players were next to white players. Coaches from one team were next to…

Dr. Fauci’s Horrendous First Pitch Sums Up 2020 Perfectly MLB Dr. Fauci’s Horrendous First Pitch Sums Up 2020 Perfectly , 10:52am, July 24

WASHINGTON (AP) — The coronavirus-shortened Major League Baseball season finally started amid the pandemic Thursday night with plenty of unusual…

Carl Lewis’ National Anthem Fail Never Stops Being Funny National Carl Lewis’ National Anthem Fail Never Stops Being Funny , Editor 4:51pm, July 23

Carl Lewis is one of the greatest athletes in American sports history. His resume, including nine Olympic gold medals, is…

Giants Manager, Players Kneel During National Anthem MLB Giants Manager, Players Kneel During National Anthem , 9:09am, July 21

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler plans to use his position to speak out against racial…

NFL to Play “Black National Anthem” Before Week 1 Games NFL NFL to Play “Black National Anthem” Before Week 1 Games , 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 , 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 , 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 , Editor 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 , Editor 4:42pm, June 5

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

3-Year-Old Boy Crushes National Anthem Performance College Basketball 3-Year-Old Boy Crushes National Anthem Performance , Editor 4:58pm, August 14

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

Who Is Baker Mayfield’s Wife? NFL Who Is Baker Mayfield’s Wife? , 2:13pm, August 24

He's controversial to some and a living legend to others. In Cleveland, he's the savior that city craved in the…

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 , Editor 10:25am, September 14

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

High Schooler Salutes National Anthem When No One Was Looking High School High Schooler Salutes National Anthem When No One Was Looking , 1:44pm, September 9

South Davidson High School football player Jacob Pope was on his way to practice. Suddenly, the North Carolina teen heard…

World War II Veteran Plays National Anthem on His Harmonica National World War II Veteran Plays National Anthem on His Harmonica , Editor 11:55am, August 19

When it comes to playing the national anthem before a sporting event, there is no universally correct way to do…

Kaepernick Sat Exactly 4 Years Ago, And His Message is Louder Than Ever NFL Kaepernick Sat Exactly 4 Years Ago, And His Message is Louder Than Ever , 10:37am, August 27

The following article was originally published August 27, 2016. With COVID-19 dominating the news, we felt it was important to…