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High School Cheerleaders Are Now Kneeling During The National Anthem

High school cheerleaders are also kneeling during the national anthem, according to a testimony from two high schoolers in Union City, Calif. Two high school students, Sasha Armbrester and Teana Boston, told NPR’s Youth Radio Friday that they are protesting police brutality at football games. Armbrester, a cheerleader for James…

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NFL Player Sits During US National Anthem, Stands for Mexican National Anthem

Marshawn Lynch has been the subject of plenty of national anthem criticism this year. On Sunday, he made a statement even louder, reportedly opting to stand for the Mexican anthem and kneel for the American anthem: Marshawn Lynch sits during the US national anthem, stands for Mexican anyhem pic.twitter.com/8wdaKprEki —…

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NFL Owners Rebuke Dallas Cowboys’ Jerry Jones for ‘Detrimental Conduct’

Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been informed by other NFL owners via letter that he is engaging in “conduct detrimental to the league’s best interests,” the New York Times reported on Thursday. The letter was sent to Jones through his attorney, David Boies, on Wednesday, one day after Jones…

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Papa John’s Founder: NFL Protests Hurting Sales

Papa John’s founder John Schnatter criticized NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday for the lingering controversy of player protests during the national anthem and blamed the league for declining sales of his pizza. Schnatter expressed his disappointment on a conference call along with other executives from Papa John’s, the official…

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Titans’ Rishard ‘Done with Football’ Matthews Scampers to Locker Room to Protest National Anthem

Tennessee Titans receiver Rishard Matthews said he would “be done with football” if the NFL makes it a requirement for players to stand during the national anthem. It looks like he’s taken it to another level as he went back to the locker room during the national anthem on Monday…

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NFL Officially Made a Change to Their National Anthem Policy

The national anthem has been a hot topic in the National Football League as of late, and a rule change could make things a bit more divisive between the league and its players. While the NFL rulebook has no verbiage about standing for the national anthem, the game operations manual…

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