national anthem

(Montana Department of Corrections via AP, File)
August 14, 2019 - 3:31 pm
SUPERIOR, Mont. (AP) — An Army veteran pleaded not guilty Wednesday to assaulting a 13-year-old boy who the suspect said refused to remove his hat during the national anthem at a rodeo in Montana. Attorney Lance Jasper has told the Missoulian that defendant Curt Brockway, who suffered a traumatic...
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Jeff Katz
August 13, 2019 - 1:21 pm
Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore voiced his support on Twitter for the U.S. fencing team member who knelt during the national anthem at the Pan Am Games over the weekend. Moore even went so far as to say that "we must all join" the fencer, Race Imboden, who took a knee while the Star Spangled Banner...
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Jeff Katz
July 11, 2019 - 12:10 pm
A hockey coach in Connecticut gave his players a talk in the locker room in which he told them if they don't respect the American and Canadian national anthems, they can "get the f**k out." The coach, Dan Krupinsky, is a police officer in Danbury, Connecticut and made it a point of telling his...
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Gregg Henson
May 15, 2019 - 9:44 am
U.S. soccer star Megan Rapinoe revealed in an interview Monday she will “probably never sing the national anthem again” weeks before the team is set to defend their World Cup title in France. Rapinoe, who was the first white athlete to kneel during the national anthem before a sporting event...
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December 04, 2018 - 4:49 pm
By HOWARD FENDRICH , AP Pro Football Writer Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos. WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Redskins coach Jay Gruden says the team "talked about and discussed" bringing in quarterback Colin Kaepernick for a tryout "but we will probably go in a different direction."...
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September 25, 2018 - 2:01 pm
By MAE ANDERSON , AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Nike caused an uproar earlier this month with its ad featuring former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick that debuted just as the football season was about to begin. But the shoe maker's stock is up and sales have been steady. The furor seems to...
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September 04, 2018 - 1:03 pm
By ROB MAADDI , AP Pro Football Writer Colin Kaepernick has a new deal with Nike, even without having a job in the NFL. Kaepernick's attorney, Mark Geragos, made the announcement on Twitter, calling the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback an "All American Icon" and crediting attorney Ben...
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August 10, 2018 - 12:01 pm
By The Associated Press NFL players demonstrated during the national anthem at several preseason games Thursday night, protests that again drew a rebuke from President Donald Trump. Writing on Twitter from his New Jersey golf resort, Trump said Friday players "make a fortune doing what they love,"...
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June 05, 2018 - 9:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A day after scrubbing a White House visit by the Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles, President Donald Trump appeared to challenge a new NFL policy that requires players to stand if they're on the field during the national anthem or stay in the locker room. Trump initially...
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May 24, 2018 - 11:39 am
By CATHERINE LUCEY and JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump praised an NFL policy banning kneeling during the "The Star-Spangled Banner," saying that "maybe you shouldn't be in the country" if you don't stand for the anthem. Trump spoke to "Fox & Friends"...
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