The Star-Spangled Banner

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…

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…

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…

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"…

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…

Chaka Khan Butchers National Anthem Performance NBA Chaka Khan Butchers National Anthem Performance , 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.…

The Best National Anthem Performances on Thanksgiving Day National The Best National Anthem Performances on Thanksgiving Day , Editor 10:15am, November 28

Whenever someone utters “NFL” and “national anthem” in the same sentence these days, the thought often goes to anthem protests.…

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…