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Hadas Kuznits
May 25, 2019 - 12:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- What better time is there to examine the history of the country's national anthem than Memorial Day weekend? The tune of the Star-Spangled Banner was borrowed from another colonial-era song. "It was called 'To Anacreon in Heaven or The Anacreontic Song,'" said Brian...
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Gladys Knight
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January 17, 2019 - 4:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gladys Knight will sing "The Star-Spangled Banner" at this year's Super Bowl. The seven-time Grammy Award-winner says she's proud to use her voice to "unite and represent our country" in her hometown of Atlanta. Video of Gladys Knight to Sing Super Bowl LIII National Anthem The 74-...
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The jersey, sold on the president’s campaign website for $99, says “STAND UP FOR AMERICA” on the front, along with Trump’s name on the back, the number 45, and an American flag patch on the sleeve.
Rachel Kurland
October 11, 2018 - 2:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the 2018 football season continues to evoke political differences down the aisle, President Donald Trump has released his own football jersey to display his opinions loud and clear. The jersey , sold on the president’s campaign website for $99, says “STAND UP FOR...
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LeBron James
AP Photo/Phil Long, File
September 05, 2018 - 7:06 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Clutching his young daughter in his arms, LeBron James said on Tuesday that he "stands with Nike," a clear reference to the company's Colin Kaepernick ad campaign. The basketball superstar — and new Los Angeles Laker — made the remarks as he received an award for both his style and...
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Colin Kaepernick
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Tim Jimenez
September 04, 2018 - 8:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio, CNN) — Nike has tapped one of the most polarizing figures in sports to be one of the faces of its “Just Do It” ad campaign, which turns 30 this year. “Believe in something, even if it means sacrificing everything.” Those are the words superimposed on a black-and-white...
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John Schnatter
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August 30, 2018 - 1:27 pm
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner (CNN Money) -- Papa John's has issued a scorching condemnation of its founder. A special committee of the company's board of directors accused founder John Schnatter of disobeying the board and undermining CEO Steve Ritchie, including by going off script during a...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins, center left, raises his fist during the national anthem before the team's preseason NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, in Philadelphia.
AP Photo/Matt Rourke
August 10, 2018 - 8:44 am
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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In this Oct. 29, 2017, file photo, Houston Texans players kneel and stand during the singing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, in Seattle.
AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File
July 11, 2018 - 4:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL Players Association filed a grievance with the league on Tuesday challenging its national anthem policy. The union says that the new policy, which the league imposed without consultation with the NFLPA, is inconsistent with the collective bargaining agreement and infringes...
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This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about President Donald Trump's recent diss to the Super Bowl-winning Eagles.
KYW Newsradio
June 10, 2018 - 12:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about President Donald Trump's recent diss to the Super Bowl-winning Eagles. We get local reaction from all sides and dig into some of the legal implications of a...
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Members of an honor guard prepare flags for a "Celebration of America" event with President Donald Trump on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 5, 2018.
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Ian Bush
June 05, 2018 - 1:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio, AP) — The White House insists the "vast majority" of the Eagles "decided to abandon their fans." That's the reason White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders gave for President Donald Trump's decision to scrub Tuesday's planned celebration of the Super Bowl...
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